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by Jordan Green

PORTRAITS BY AN ARTIST LABELED A CRIMINAL

Cheesecakes by Alex, Broach Theater, Southside Hardware Co., the Biltmore Hotel and Bin 33 were among the Greensboro businesses tagged by the 22-year-old Jamestown resident delicately described by the Greensboro Police Department as a graffitist. The department announced that Joshua Paul Eanes pledged guilty to 95 counts of graffiti on Aug. 2 and received the maximum sentence — 90 days in jail, along with a civil judgement in the amount of $14,500. That’s the amount Downtown Greensboro Inc. paid to un-install his contributions to the illicit public art world.

MAN FOUND SHOT ON ROCKETT STREET

Greensboro police found 19-year-old Dominique Demmond Menser dead on Rockett Street just before midnight on Aug. 4, as the result of a gunshot wound. Officers arrived in response to a robbery call with shots fired, but no one has been charged. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.1000.

FIGHTING AND FLEEING FROM MEN IN A LIGHT BLUE CHRYSLER

Rayshawn Maberson said he was walking on the parking lot at 3240 S. Holden Road in Greensboro when a light blue Chrysler pulled up next to him. Maberson told police that three black males got out of the vehicle, one armed with a small handgun. Maberson fought the men and then tried to run when he heard a shot and realized he’d been hit in the leg. The assailants fled in the car. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers.

MAN STABBED IN FIGHT WITH WOMAN

Greensboro police went to Moses Cone hospital at about 10:22 p.m. on Sunday to interview 50-year-old Rodney Carmichael, an apparent assault victim. Police concluded that Carmichael had been stabbed during a fight with Juanita White on English Street. The police arrested White and charged her with assault with a deadly weapon.

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