Woman charged for assault and misusing 911
Greensboro police responding to a 911 call at a house on Ogden Street at 2 p.m. on Aug. 16 found 18-year-old Darryl Lamont Parker Jr. suffering from a stab wound in the chest. Police indicated that Parker was stabbed during a fight with his mother, 37-year-old Shanyara Jackson, but charged 23-year-old Tarika Renee Brown with assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill inflicting serious injury for an assault on the young man. Brown is expected in court on Sept. 1 for that charge and for misdemeanor misusing of 911 system.
Woman unloading groceries robbed by man with stun gun
Gwendolyn Rankin McCall was unloading groceries at her home on North English Street in Greensboro on the afternoon of Aug. 18 when a white man came up on her and asked to use her telephone. McCall said she declined the man’s request and he pulled a stun gun on her and said, “Give me your purse.” The two struggled. The man grabbed McCall’s purse and fled in a vehicle. During the struggle McCall fell and broke her left ankle. She was taken to Moses Cone hospital. The suspect is described as being his late twenties to early forties, with a medium build and dark hair, and wearing a black T-shirt and dark pants. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.1000.
Community college closed due to bomb threats
GTCC received bomb threats about both its Jamestown and High Point campuses on Tuesday. Administration evacuated and canceled classes at both campuses for the rest of the day. Campus police were reportedly working with local law enforcement to investigate the threats. The Greensboro Transit Authority canceled bus service to the Jamestown campus.