The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled by Jordan Green
Music videographers robbed
Orlando Davis II and Aaron Brown were at Shannon Hills Park in Greensboro filming a music video sometime before 9 p.m. on May 16 when a 170-pound black man with dreadlocks wearing all black clothing started brandishing a handgun and demanding their money and property. The man struck Davis in the face with the handgun and then took property from the two filmmakers.
Police hit mother and child while pursuing motorcycle
Greensboro police officers thought a motorcycle seen heading towards downtown on High Point Road near Romaine Street was being handled recklessly at 9:45 p.m. on May 17. The officers activated their lights and siren and attempted to stop the motorcycle. The unknown biker sped away, ignoring the officers’ signals. An Officer Cafolla entered the Holden Road intersection with lights and sirens activated and collided with a 1999 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Troyanna Jamison. The driver and her 8-month child were taken to Cone Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Man shot at party
Just before midnight on May 18, Greensboro police showed up at the 700 block of Julian Street in response to a large-scale fight in which gunshots had been fired. They found Ricky Sanders suffering from a gunshot wound. Police eventually learned that Sanders had been at a party at a house on the block when a fight broke out and an unidentified person shot him.
Police discover cache of stolen vehicles
Winston-Salem police officers determined that several vehicles were stolen from addresses on Polo Road during a service call to a reported first-degree burglary. Police located the stolen vehicles at Burke Village Apartments, and also recovered stolen computers and other electronic equipment. They found two suspects at a North Liberty Street address and third at a location on East 15th Street. The three suspects are identified as 31-year-old Mario Shannon Pitts, 16-year-old Daquan Dewayne Glover and 16-year-old Kenneth Boyd Finley. The three faces charges ranging from firstdegree burglary to possession of a stolen firearm and unlawfully obtaining a credit card.