by Eric Ginsburg

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled

Stolen English bulldog puppies found by sheriff’s deputies

After receiving a tip, Guilford County sheriff’s deputies found two stolen English bulldog puppies on Village Road on May 12. The puppies were missing from Surry County along with two others that were located through further investigation. Warrants have been issued for 19-year olds Richard Blake Flores of Oak Ridge and Tyler Shaye Jones of Whitsett.

Gunshots disturb Summit and Bessemer

Greensboro police officers at the intersection of East Bessemer Street and Summit Avenue, a busy shopping area, heard a succession of gunshots at about 3:20 p.m. on May 21. Seeing two people fleeing on foot, the officers gave chase. They caught one suspect, Charles Lacy Donnell, who was later charged. An investigation is ongoing.

Black bear sighted in Greensboro

A black bear was found in a yard on Quail Drive after numerous sightings near Battleground Avenue and Holden Road on Sunday. The bear left and was not aggressive, but local authorities reminded residents not to “approach, feed, chase or corner the bear” and encouraged them to keep pet food inside and keep trash secure.

Robbery outside the Safari Club

After getting into a “physical altercation” inside the Safari Club in Greensboro and continuing the altercation outside, Marcus Richardson was robbed. The crime occurred around 1 a.m. on May 21. The police report did not say how many suspects were involved in the altercation or robbery, provide any descriptions or state what was taken. Robinson went to the hospital with a nonlife threatening injury.