On October 23, 2018 at approximately 2:30 am UNCG Officers located a subject sleeping in the dining hall on campus. The subject was identified as Floyd C. McNeil III. McNeil is not a UNCG student and has no affiliation with the university. Upon further investigation, officers found McNeil to be in possession of Ecstacy, a BB pistol that resembled a real gun, and a machete. McNeil was arrested and charged with four misdemeanor charges and one felony charge. McNeil was placed in the custody of the Guilford County Jail under a $1,000 secured bond. McNeil was also trespassed from all UNCG owned property for two years.
In September 2018 the UNCG Police answered 1058 calls for service; mostly for safety walks, welfare checks, suspicious activity and fire alarms but also includes 8 disturbance calls, 16 traffics collisions, 35 narcotics violations, 6 larcenies, 8 hit and runs, and 43 medical calls. The officers made 58 arrests to include; 11 driving while impaired, 11 possession of marijuana, 2 carry a concealed weapon, 2 processioning a stolen motor vehicle, 1 trespassing, 1 simple assault, 2 alcohol related charges, 12 orders for arrest, and 10 warrants for arrest.
UNCG Police need your help identifying the subject in these photographs. This subject is a suspect involved in a larceny at the Music Building on 09/17/2018. If you have seen or know the identity of this subject, please contact Detective Grimes at (336) 334-4108.
You can remain confidential and do not have to reveal your identity. Case #1809-008063.
GDOT staff along with identified stakeholders, including the UNC Greensboro Police Department, are working together to develop a Vision Zero Action Plan for Greensboro. Working groups have been formalized for the Emphasis Areas shown below. The Action Plan will layout a road map to eliminating crashes resulting in fatalities and serous injuries, A draft of the Action Plan is expected to be completed in December and will include public input as well.
Draft Vision Zero Objectives:
- Prevent crashes resulting in serious injuries and fatalities.
- Promote a safe systems approach to transportation in Greensboro
- Engage partners and the public to foster a culture of safety.
1. Speed and Driver Awareness: Data analysis identified speeding as the leading issue in Greensboro, and focuses on keeping drivers alert, which includes driving under the influence and distracted driving. Primary discussion focused on engineering and enforcement solutions, including slower speed designs in more sensitive contexts, stricter municipal regulations against cell phone use and distracted driving, and neighborhood traffic calming.
2. Run Off the Road and Protecting All Users: Data analysis revealed over half of Greensboro and Guilford County fatalities involved a vehicle departing the roadway or crossing the centerline. Primary discussion focused on engineering and education/encouragement solutions.
3. Protecting Vulnerable Users: This issue has a strong focus on pedestrians, bicyclist, and motorcyclists. It addresses the needs of all users and ensures adequate facilities are a consideration in community design. Discussion focused on identifying solutions that encourage safe pedestrian behaviors, increase motor vehicle awareness, and understanding of motorcycle data and ride populations.
On Sunday, September 16, 2018 at approximately 4:30 am a UNCG Police Officer observed a vehicle traveling on W. Gate City Blvd. near the Kaplan Wellness Center, with no headlights. The officer initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and observed that the driver and passenger appeared to be very young. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that both occupants were only 13 years old. It was also determined that the vehicle had been reported stolen from Wilkesboro, NC. Both occupants were charged via Juvenile Petition with Possessing a Stolen Motor Vehicle. They were both placed in the custody of the Guilford County Juvenile Detention Center.
In August 2018 the UNCG Police answered 1064 calls for service; mostly for safety walks, welfare checks, suspicious activity and fire alarms but also includes 6 disturbance, 2 discharge firearms, 22 traffics collisions, 40 narcotics violations, 15 larcenies, 21 hit and runs, and 42 medical calls, 2 stalking, and 15 welfare checks. The officers made 54 arrests to include; 6 driving while impaired, 6 possession of marijuana, 2 carry a concealed weapon, 1 indecent exposure, 1 assault on an officer, 1 hit & run, and 4 orders for arrest, 2 trespassing and 1 resist, delay & obstruct.
Patrol Officers on A Squad met these little cuties while eating breakfast at a local restaurant. The officers invited the parents to bring the children by to tour the police department and to meet K-9 Tink. Officer West, Officer Smith and Officer Benfield really enjoyed the visit and commented that was the best part of their day.
Cops in the Caf will resume on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 12:30 pm & 6:30 pm and will continue on the first and second Tuesday of each month throughout the semester. Come pull up a chair, grab some food, and have an informal conversation with one or more UNCG Police Officers. Ask questions, tell us about your campus experience, share your concerns, or just chat about whatever you would like. We look forward to learning more about you as you get to know us.