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by Eric Ginsburg

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled by Eric Ginsburg

SUSPECT PURPOSELY RAMS STOLEN CAR INTO POLICE VEHICLE

When Winston-Salem police Chief Scott Cunningham tried to pull over Jemmond Hammond, who was in a stolen 1997 Honda Accord, on the morning of April 1, Hammond tried to make a getaway. In the process, police report that he purposefully backed into Detective John Collins’ vehicle and tried to ram Cunningham’s vehicle too, but the chief moved out of the way. Hammond and a passenger were arrested when police caught them after the stolen car broke down.

WHAT SOME WOULD CALL A ‘PARTY FOUL’

Antwon Turner and his friends were still partying around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday when six unknown men arrived and asked to if they could come into the party. When Turner refused to let them enter his residence, one of them took out a handgun and demanded Turner’s cell phone and money. The six suspects then left in a black vehicle. Nobody was hurt.

WARRANT OUT FOR WAKE FOREST RAPE SUSPECT

Tereso Celestino Santiago is wanted for 2nd degree rape. He was working at Wake Forest University doing maintenance at the time of the incident on March 28 around noon. He is around 5 feet 9 inches tall, 185 pounds and wanted by the Winston-Salem Police Department.

BODY FOUND IN GREENSBORO DUMPSTER

Police found a dead body in a dumpster by North English and East Market streets after receiving a call April 2 around 10:45 a.m. Police have identified the man as Jerry Ronald Lell. The investigation is ongoing.

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