by Jordan Green

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled by Jordan Green

16-year-old charged with sex crime against minor

Patrol officers and detectives with the Winston-Salem Police Department investigated a reported attempted statutory rape of a 4-year-old girl at a residence on Newton Street on Sunday evening. The police arrested 16-year-old Jyquone Sidney Johnson at a location on North Cherry Street. Johnson is charged with first-degree sex offense and indecent liberties with a minor. He was placed in the Forsyth County Jail and held on a $250,000 bond. His preliminary hearing is set for Wednesday.

Helping one’s self I

A woman left her front door open at her home on Avalon Road in Greensboro and ran upstairs on the evening of March 27. When she came back downstairs she found a bald black man with a close beard and bad teeth going through her pocketbook. The woman confronted the man and he reportedly assaulted her.

Then the man ran away. He was last seen wearing a blue and red striped polo shirt and jeans, and was reportedly armed with a knife.

Helping one’s self II

A victim of undisclosed identity and gender was in the back of an apartment on Sails Way in Greensboro early in the afternoon of March 28. When the victim entered the living room a black boy was seen trying to remove electrical equipment. The victim confronted the intruder, and he fled the area. The boy is described as 16 to 17 years old, clean shaven with short hair and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

Men arrested for stealing cell phone and cash

Phillip McClamroch, 23, said he was confronted by Nicholas Graves, 20, and James McKinley, 23, near the BP gas station at Lawndale Drive and Independence Boulevard on the evening of March 29. McClamroch said Graves and McKinley assaulted him, and took his money and cell phone. Police located Graves and McKinley on Dellwood Drive, arrested them and charged them with common law robbery.