For The Record: Police Blotter – October 6

The following information was provided by the Winston-Salem Police Department and the Kernersville Police Department

Counterfeit Goods Seized from Vendors at the Dixie Classic Fair

On October 4th, officers with the WSPD and the Office of the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State’s Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force located and seized various counterfeit and copyright infringed goods at the Dixie Classic Fair.

Some of the items seized are copy right infringement ski caps totaling $700 in value. Additionally, several copyright infringement shirts, hoodies and iron-ons, including counterfeit color contacts were seized. These seized items totaled $13,410 in value. Collectively, 864 copyrighted iron-on decals, 5 copyrighted T-shirts, 18 copyrighted hoodies, 42 color contact lenses, and 35 copyrighted ski caps were seized totaling $14,110 in value.

The North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State’s Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Office will be handling any prosecution or civil matters that arise from the seizures.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident or similar crimes is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800. En Español: (336) 728-3904.


Woman Seriously Injured After Being Hit on Hwy 421 by Driver Who Was Texting

On Wednesday October 5, 2016 at approximately 12:45 pm, officers with the Kernersville Police Department responded to US 421 North near mile marker 13 on a reported motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. A 2000 Volkswagen Golf, operated by 28-year-old Emily Leu of Illinois, was traveling north on US 421. 65-year-old Onell Brown Lewis of Mocksville NC, was attempting to refuel her disabled vehicle on the emergency breakdown strip of US 421 North near mile marker 13. As the Volkswagen approached Mrs. Lewis standing on the shoulder of the roadway, the Volkswagen collided with her. Mrs. Lewis was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center by Forsyth County EMS with serious injuries.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Mrs. Leu was sending and receiving text communication messages on her mobile device. Mrs. Leu was charged with failure to maintain proper lane control, failure to reduce speed to avoid colliding with a person, texting while driving, and careless and reckless driving to endanger. Mrs. Leu is scheduled to appear in Forsyth County District Court in Kernersville on December 7th 2016 at 9:00 am. The Kernersville Police Departments’ Traffic Enforcement Unit is currently investigating the collision. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Kernersville Police Department at (336) 996-3177.


Roommate Charged in Death of Myles Cameron Diamond

Just after 7pm on Saturday, October 1, 2016, nineteen year old Myles Cameron Diamond was located unresponsive, having suffered a single gunshot wound to the head. Mr. Diamond underwent surgery, but died from his injuries on Sunday, October 2nd.

During the preliminary investigation, authorities determined that shortly after 7:00 p.m., a gunshot was heard from inside the residence located at 1450-A Bruce Street. Authorities also received information that a black male was seen running from the residence shortly after the gunshot was heard. The black male was described as having dark skin and wearing a green and white shirt, khaki pants and a light colored round bill “fisherman’s” style hat.


Authorities continued their investigation into the murder of Myles Cameron Diamond. Shortly after 2:00 p.m. on October 5th, authorities charged twenty-two year Christopher Marcus Wilson Jr. with Murder in connection to that investigation. At the time this crime occurred, Christopher Wilson Jr. and Myles Diamond were roommates.

Christopher Wilson Jr. was taken into custody at the Public Safety Center without incident and is currently being held in the Forsyth County Detention Center with no bond allowed. A court date of October 20, 2016 has been set in this matter.

Authorities are not releasing a motive for this crime or other details of this investigation at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700 or CrimeStoppers at 336-727-2800.



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