Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Greensboro Motels Are Unsafe For Visitors, Rent Rooms Elsewhere

A Greensboro Police Department Press Release:

Robbery from Person

Greensboro, NC (18 June 2013)

On June 18, 2013 at 4:27 pm, Officers were dispatched to the Microtel located at 4304 Big Tree Way in regard to a robbery of individual.

Officers were advised that a tenant, later identified as Edwin Colon, was robbed at gun point.  The victim was approached by a subject who displayed a hand gun and demanded money.  The suspect then fled the scene in a red Toyota.  Mr. Colon followed the subject onto I40.  Mr. Colon was able to “flag down” a Guilford County Sherriff’s Deputy who followed the suspect to a parking area at Piedmont Triad Airport.  The suspect was apprehended at the airport parking lot without incident.

The suspect’s proper identification has not been confirmed although he is in custody. Official charges are pending at this time.

Western Patrol, CID, and CSI responded.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime stoppers at 336.373.1000.

Sent Authority: Lieutenant MG Terry, Watch Commander