The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled by Christian Bryant
KIDNAPPING IN WINSTON-SALEM
Clarence Bernard Crumpton was arrested after trying to evade Winston-Salem police officers on May 11. The officers learned that earlier, Crumpton had forcibly taken his infant son from his mother at Bethania Station Road and fled in a vehicle. He was then involved in a car wreck and drove off before later stopping and handing the infant to a stranger. The infant sustained minor injuries in the crash and was returned to his mother. Winston-Salem police later arrested Crumpton after finding him hiding in a car off Healy Drive.
ANDRETTI DISCHARGES FIREARM IN GREENSBORO
A Greensboro man was arrested for firing a gun on May 7. Mario Andretti Dorsett, 20, was taken into custody for several outstanding warrants by Greensboro police after they found that an empty car had been shot into several times near Westover Terrace. After an investigation, Dorsett was arrested. He is being held on $15,000 bond.
MAN FALLS VICTIM TO FEMME FATALE
Anthony Lyons was held at gunpoint and robbed while at Creek Crossing Apartments off Creek Ridge Road on May 15. According to Greensboro police, Lyons was meeting an unknown female when he was approached by a masked gunman from behind. As the gunman demanded Lyons’ possessions, the woman climbed into the victim’s vehicle. The gunman and the woman drove off in two separate cars. No injuries were reported and the investigation is ongoing.
TRAFFIC SHOOTING IN GREENSBORO
Rashad Ahmed King, 22, was shot in a traffic shooting near the intersection of Summit Avenue and Bessemer Avenue in Greensboro on May 8. King was riding with Markcus Carter when a man in a red Chevrolet Caprice pulled up and began firing the victims’ vehicle. King, who was struck by one round, was later treated and released at Cone Hospital. The suspect has not been found.