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September 26, 2020

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Blotter: Adult daughters accused of beating up mother

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local woman says she was attacked by her two adult daughters when they spit in her face and ... Read more

13 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Sheriff’s Office looking for suspect in Burlington Coat Factory theft

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who walked out of a local store with a shopping cart filled with ... Read more

20 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Woman charged with stealing mom’s dog

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local woman is accused of stealing her mother’s dog after staying with her mother for some time. Salisbury ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Drive-by shooting injures 24-year-old Salisbury man

SALISBURY — A 24-year-old Salisbury man was shot in the knee during an early morning drive-by shooting outside a Salisbury home. Salisbury police spokesman Lt. ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Highway Patrol: Vehicle fled after striking, killing pedestrian on Camp Road

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The N.C. State Highway Patrol is looking for a vehicle that struck and killed a pedestrian walking near Camp ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Police respond to shots fired call outside of Salisbury home

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police on Tuesday responded to a Salisbury home after neighbors reported hearing gunshots and located nearly 20 shell casings ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury police warn residents after increased trailer thefts

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury police say there are preventative measures residents can take in order to keep themselves from being the victim ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Asheville man charged with heroin possession following traffic checkpoint

SALISBURY — An Asheville man faces heroin charges following a stop at a traffic checkpoint Sunday night. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office charged Michael Andrew ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Man charged with sex offense, raping teen

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A 911 call about a disturbance at a Salisbury home led Rowan investigators to charge a teen there with ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Man arrested in Spencer in connection with Charlotte murder investigation

SPENCER — A suspect wanted in a Charlotte attempted murder investigation was arrested in Spencer and is now in the Mecklenburg County jail. The Special ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Concord man faces drug charges after hotel disturbance call

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Concord man faces felony cocaine charges after police were called to a disturbance call at a local motel. ... Read more

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rockwell teen charged with rape of a 14-year-old girl

SALISBURY — A Rockwell teen is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office charged Gage Nathaniel Miller, 18, of Elaine Avenue, ... Read more

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police: Charlotte man caught stealing funeral home employee’s truck

SALISBURY — A Charlotte man is accused of taking police and employees on a foot chase after stealing a truck outside of Lyerly Funeral Home. ... Read more

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Salisbury man charged with damaging video camera, tresspassing

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces several charges after being arrested for trespassing on property and allegedly damaging a Ring video camera. The Rowan County ... Read more

5 days ago by Ben Stansell.

North Carolina man faces over 300 sex-related charges

RAEFORD (AP) — A North Carolina man was in jail on Sunday, facing more than 300 separate counts for sex-related crimes involving a juvenile, authorities ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

Blotter: Sept. 19

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An eastern North Carolina man was cited for marijuana possession after spotted by a police officer not stopping at ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Sept. 18

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A man reported on Tuesday someone damaged his vehicle in the 6800 block of Woodleaf Road, Woodleaf. • ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury man victim of Facebook scam, duped out of $2,000

SALISBURY — An 81-year-old Salisbury man was scammed out of $2,000 via Facebook messages, but police investigators said it could’ve been much worse. The man ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Two charged after fight outside Salisbury home

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two people were charged late Wednesday after police responded to a fight outside of a Salisbury home. Romello Christopher ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Sheriff’s Office seeking information in shootout

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for more information after a shooting between parties in two vehicles. A ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Charlotte teen identified as shooting victim as police search for suspect

SALISBURY — A Charlotte teen has been identified as the victim of Tuesday’s shooting at Laurel Pointe Apartment complex. Xavier Nathaniel Gibbs, 17, was shot ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Deputies charge man with cocaine possession during homicide investigation

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Woodleaf man faces cocaine charges after he was found with drugs while investigators served a search warrant during ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Sheriff’s office: China Grove man admits to possessing ‘China White’ drug after speeding on interstate

SALISBURY — A China Grove man faces felony drug possession charges after he was stopped Friday morning for speeding on Interstate 85. The Rowan County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Teen killed at Laurel Pointe Apartment complex

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department is investigating the death of a 17-year-old male who was shot and killed at Laurel Pointe Apartments. Officers responded ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Police search for man who evaded police, crashed on Catawba College campus

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police are looking for a suspect who took them on a vehicle chase Friday night and led to a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Gold Hill man charged with misdemeanor child abuse

GOLD HILL — A Gold Hill man faces child abuse charges Thursday after he allegedly left his baby unattended in the home. The Rowan County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Woman faces drug possession charge after making call for help

SALISBURY — A local woman faces drug possession charges after she called 911 for a man who had to be revived after an overdose. Salisbury ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Salisbury woman faces felony drug charge, breaking into vehicle

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman was arrested Friday for felony possession of heroin, felony breaking and entering a vehicle and misdemeanor ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

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