The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled by Jordan Green Man cut in fight Erik Winfield had sustained several lacerations from a fight with Nakeeia Downey when Greensboro police found him at a Lincoln Street address at 2:22 p.m. on Oct. 18. Winfield was taken to Moses Cone hospital, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Downey has been charged with assault. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.1000.
Winston-Salem police arrested Bertha Mitchell, a senior accounting clerk employed with the city’s entertainment sports complex, and charged her with embezzlement on Oct. 21. Police learned that Mitchell’s deposit from the Dixie Classic Fair came up short by $9,000 on Oct. 9. Anyone with information concerning the investigation is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.727.2800.
Woman cut in fight
Deidre Watlington got in a fight with Chris Dunlap, AKA Timothy Dawkins, at a West Terrell Street address in Greensboro during the earlymorning hours of Oct. 22. After Dunlap left the house, Watlington realized she had been stabbed by an unknown sharp instrument that might have been a knife. Watlington was taken by ambulance to the hospital. Police said warrants were taken out on Dunlap AKA Dawkins for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.1000.
Stranger shoots up Vietnamese coffee shop
Greensboro police officers responding to a shooting call at Pho Nui Coffee Shop on High Point Road early Sunday learned that an unidentified Vietnamese man entered the premises and began arguing with a patron, Law Nguyen. The stranger left and came back with a gun. He reportedly shot Nguyen, also hitting Huynh Oanh. Both Nguyen and Oanh went to the hospital for treatment. The stranger fled win a white sedan, heading north on High Point Road towards the interstate. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.1000.