The following information was provided by the Winston-Salem Police Department, the Kernersville Police Department, and families of those involved.
Driver Receives Second Degree Murder Charges After Second Passenger Dies Following Wreck on Vargrave at Waughtown
CCD reported on October 11th that Marquice Gaines, a second passenger in the Toyota Corolla involved in a wreck on October 1st, died on Saturday, October 8th as a result of his injuries. Gaines was a 2011 graduate of Parkland High School and had attended Forsyth Tech.
On October 3rd, the driver of the Chevrolet Trailblazer, Ivan Jonathan Prudente-Anorve, was charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in the death of the driver of the Corolla, Cameron Mark Francis. On October 13th, the WSPD reported that Prudente-Anorve was charged with 2 counts of Second Degree Murder and placed under a $1,000,000 (One Million) bond. Ivan Johnathan Prudente-Anorve is currently in the custody of the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center.
Man Arrested after Alarm Triggered in Home
On October 13th at 11:52, Officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to a residential alarm at 223 Burkewood Drive. When officers arrived, they located an open door. Personnel from the alarm service were able to provide a suspect description to the officers.
Additional officers were circulating the immediate area and located a subject walking nearby that matched the provided description. Officers stopped and began to speak with the potential suspect. The suspect began running away from the officers. The officers quickly apprehended the suspect.
As the investigation continued, Christopher F. Arnold Jr. was arrested and charged with the following crimes:
Breaking w/ Intent to Commit a Felony- 2 counts; Resist/ Delay- 2 counts; Safecracking-1 count; Possession of Burglary Tools-1 count.
Arnold was placed in the Forsyth County Detention Center under $100,000 secured bond.
Speedway in Kernersville Robbed
Just after 11pm on October 14th, Officers with the Kernersville Police Department, responded to 401 N Main St (Speedway). A white male described as 5’5” in height, slim build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and an unknown gray type cloth covering his face, dark sweatpants and dark tennis shoes demanded currency from the clerk. Subject left the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of currency. No weapon was displayed. Anyone with information pertaining to this case is asked to please contact the Kernersville Police Department.
Man Stabbed in Domestic Incident
On October 15th about 6:30pm, officers with the WSPD responded to 2820 Pelham Place to investigate a reported stabbing. Officers located Mr. Edward Lee McKinney. 57 years old, with a stab wound to his chest. He was immediately transported to a local hospital for treatment of the injury that was considered to be life threatening. His condition has since improved and he is said to be released from the hospital at some future date.
The investigation led to the arrest of Roselyn Elaine Walker, 56 years old, for Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury. Due to this incident having a Domestic Violence component, Walker is being held with no bond allowed at the Forsyth County Detention Center.
The Winston-Salem Police Department requests that anyone with information regarding this crime contact CrimeStoppers at 336-727-2800.
Motorcyclist Killed in Single Vehicle Accident on Stratford Road
On October 16th, Officers with the WSPD responded to the 2500 block of S. Stratford Road on the report of a single vehicle crash involving a 2015 Yamaha motorcycle. The motorcycle was traveling south in the 2500 block of S. Stratford Road when it ran off the right side of the roadway. The sole occupant of the motorcycle, Oscar Alejandro Pinzon, was ejected from the motorcycle and died on scene as a result of injuries sustained during the crash.
S. Stratford Road between Kimwell Drive and Clemmonsville Road was closed for approximately 5 hrs.
The Winston-Salem Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit was notified and assumed the investigation.
Next of kin has been notified.
This crash resulted in the 17th fatality for 2016 as compared to 20 at this time in 2015.
Suspect Caught after Triggering Alarm While Trying to Break Into Polo Laundry
Officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to a report of an alarm at 325 Polo Road. Upon arrival, officers checked the business and found several interior doors to be locked. While awaiting a key holder, officers received a 911 emergency call in close proximity to this location.
During the investigation of the emergency call, it was determined that Isiah Robert Louis Baskins, Jr. placed the emergency call to lure officers away from the immediate area. The investigation revealed that Baskins locked himself inside a utility room prior to officer’s arrival. Upon discovering Baskin’s presence inside the business, he was ordered to exit the utility room. Baskins ignored orders to exit the utility room resulting in officers forcing entry into the room. Baskins was taken into custody after a brief struggle with officers. Baskins, who is 26, was placed in the Forsyth County Detention Center and remains there with no bond as of this writing.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800.
Family Seeks Help in Locating a Missing Man Last Seen in Winston-Salem
Billy Anders, a 48 year old resident of Westfield in Stokes County, has been missing since Friday night, October 7th. Anders is diabetic and a heart patient, and is believed to have not had his medication since he went missing. He is a father of five, and his family is worried and seeking the help of the public in locating Mr. Anders.
Anders drives a 1999 dark green 2 door Ford Escort which has only one working headlight. The car has several stickers on the back. He was last seen in Rural Hall though the family has heard that he may have been in the Southside area of Winston in the wee hours of Saturday the 8th.
Anders has long light colored hair and wears glasses. He is known by some by the nickname “Icecream”. It is not known what clothing Mr. Anders was wearing when he went missing, but he was wearing medical shoes.
If you know his whereabouts or have seen him please call the Stokes County Sherriff’s office 336-593-2811. Additional photos and a shareable post about the search for Mr. Anders may be found HERE.