HIGH POINT, NC. (THECOUNT) — Shena Jana Montgomery, of Clarkton, North Carolina, has been identified as the woman killed following a crash involving a school bus and a car in High Point, according to reports.
Officers responded to the crash on Meredith Street and Oneka Avenue, and discovered Montgomery, 29, trapped in a Chrysler 200, and an Oakview Elementary School bus in the front yard of a home.
Montgomery was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of injuries sustained in the crash.
The bus driver was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening-injuries and a student passenger was not injured.
The driver of the car, 29-year-old Richard Wall, of High Point, was ejected from the vehicle and taken Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. Police say he was driving under the influence of alcohol, and marijuana and open alcohol containers were found in the vehicle. Continue reading
GUILFORD COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Terrazi Smith, of Albemarle, has been identified as the victim of a fatal double-shooting in Guilford County early Saturday morning.
Smith, 26, was found suffering from gunshot injuries after deputies were called to a report of a shooting into an occupied vehicle shortly before 3:30 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 85 near Groometown Road.
Rickey Meaders-House, 24, sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting, according to a press release from the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading
DAVIDSON COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Dylan Michael Smith, of New London, North Carolina, has been identified as the suspect in a fatal police-involved shooting in Alleghany Tuesday morning.
Smith, 26, was shot dead after Davidson County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the area of Badin Lake Rd near NC-49, in Alleghany, NC, in regards to a disturbance, according to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office.
A deputy attempted to make contact with Smith around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday when a short foot pursuit occurred.
According to the deputy, Smith turned to face him “in an aggressive stance,” according to the press release.
Smith then began attacking the deputy by “striking, gouging the eyes, choking and attempting to take the deputy’s firearm.”
The deputy exhausted all less lethal force options prior to the use of lethal force with his firearm. The suspect was shot and killed, according to the release.
Smith was not found to be in the possession of a weapon.
The deputy is a 13-year veteran of the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office and is assigned to the Patrol Division. The deputy, whose name has not been released, will remain on administrative duties while the SBI conducts its investigation. Continue reading
CHARLOTTE, NC. (THECOUNT) — Juforest Hicks has been identified as the victim found suffering from at least one gunshot wound Monday night in south Charlotte.
Hicks, 21, was discovered shot by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police who were in the 7100 block of South Boulevard investigating a call of shots fired before 11 p.m. Monday.
Officers say following the shooting Hicks was transported by private vehicle to a QuikTrip store where police were contacted. Continue reading
FORSYTH COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Missing North Carolina woman, Shantika Lashae Dunlap, has been identified as the body found in a Winston-Salem dumpster on Saturday.
Dunlap, 30, was the subject of a missing person investigation initiated by family members who reported her disappearance earlier this week.
Deputies with the sheriff’s office and officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department reported discovering the victim’s remains in a dumpster in the 4800 block of Country Club Road on Saturday.
The investigation remains active and ongoing, according to press release from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.
Anyone with any possible information on the case should contact police at 911.
Winston-Salem is a city in North Carolina. At the Old Salem Museum & Gardens, the life of the 18th-century Moravian settlers is re-created through events and restored buildings. The Reynolda House Museum of American Art showcases its collection in a 1917 mansion. Its vast estate includes gardens, shops and restaurants. The hands-on SciWorks science center has a planetarium, outdoor animal habitats and nature trails, according to wikipedia.
WINSTON-SALEM, NC. (THECOUNT) — Renee Dawn Dix, of Winston-Salem, has been identified as the victim in a Winston-Salem crash Saturday night involving a car and a pickup truck.
Dix, 47, was killed while traveling as a passenger in a Mercury vehicle shortly before 8:15 p.m. in the 2800 block of North Liberty Street near Piedmont Park, when the 28-year-old male driver, for unknown reasons, crossed centerlines and collided with a Toyota pickup truck head-on.
Five other individuals were injured in the deadly wreck.
Dix was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma consistent with the violent crash.
Three other passengers in the Mercury were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
The driver of the car and the driver of the truck were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police have not said why the driver of the car, a 28-year-old Winston-Salem man, allegedly crossed into the truck’s path. There is no word on any possible charges. Continue reading
HIGH POINT, NC. (THECOUNT) — Marvin O. Dunlap has been identified as the victim found suffering from gunshot wounds Wednesday morning in High Point, North Carolina, according to police.
Dunlap, 45, was found clinging to life while suffering from at least one gunshot wound in a shooting at 1:39 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Officers responded to 1009 Albert Avenue, in High Point, after a woman reported that her boyfriend was shot.
Police immediately began performing CPR after finding the victim, 45-year-old Marvin O. Dunlap. Medical personnel were able to reestablish a pulse before he was taken to the hospital. Continue reading
WINSTON-SALEM, NC. (THECOUNT) — North Carolina man, Abraham Peguero, has been identified as the victim killed in a Winston-Salem crash Sunday morning.
Peguero, 24, died after a vehicle he was operating exited the roadway and struck a tree in Winston-Salem on Sunday. The vehicle was occupied once.
First responders were called to the the scene of a single-vehicle crash in the 3700 block of Peters Creek Parkway, in Winston-Salem, NC, about 5 a.m. involving a Honda Civic.
Investigators said Peguero was driving a 1992 Honda Civic south on Peters Creek when he veered off the road and hit a tree near Cherry Blossom Lane, the entrance to Holmes Creek Condominiums. Continue reading
GREENSBORO, NC. (THECOUNT) — Ahmed Sinada, of Greensboro, NC, has been identified as the suspect arrested after his passenger, Cameron A. May, also of Greensboro, died in a wreck Tuesday night, according to police.
Sinada, 18, was taken in custody and charged with felony hit and run and misdemeanor death by vehicle following a crash that killed 22-year-old May.
Police responded to reports of a crash around 11:30 p.m., Tuesday in the area of Oakland Avenue and Chapman Court. Upon arrival, first responders found a 2016 Mercedes flipped over in a parking lot.
May, a passenger in the vehicle, was found deceased inside.
Sinada, the driver, fled the scene but was located a short time later and taken in custody.
Sinada was arrested and charged with felony hit and run and misdemeanor death by vehicle. Continue reading
FLETCHER, NC. (THECOUNT) — Lexie Moffitt, of Fletcher, NC, has been identified as the 17-year-old girl killed following a two-car crash in Arden, Buncombe County, NC, Monday.
Troopers said the crash happened around 1:40 p.m. on Christ School Road, in Arden, NC, according to troopers.
Moffitt was said to be traveling too fast in her Honda Civic during a torrential rainstorm and collided with another vehicle.
She was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the collision.
The driver of the Silverado was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.
Troopers said Alexi Moffitt, 17, of Fletcher, NC was traveling east in a 2008 Honda Civic when she lost control of her vehicle, crossed the center line and hit a 2002 Chevy Silverado. Continue reading