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March 6, 2021

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Sheriff’s office: Two charged after suitcase of marijuana found in Jeep

SALISBURY — Two men with New York addresses face felony drug charges sheriff’s deputy allegedly found a suitcase containing marijuana in the back seat of ... Read more

22 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Thomasville officer hospitalized after chase that started in Rowan County

SALISBURY — A 28-year-old man is accused of intentionally striking a Thomasville Police Department officer with his motorcycle and causing serious injuries during a chase ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Woman charged with drug crimes

SALISBURY — A 37-year-old woman faces drug charges after police were called to a McDonalds’s parking lot on Peeler Road Tuesday. Lisa Amanda Threatte of ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

In letter, PETA criticizes Salisbury Police for K-9 video

SALISBURY — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, an animal rights organization, sent a critical letter to Salisbury Police Chief Jerry Stokes in response ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: Bullet holes found in woman’s Park Avenue apartment

SALISBURY —  A woman’s residence in the 500 block of Park Avenue was riddled with bullet holes late Monday night. Salisbury Police said officers found ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man faces assault charges for domestic incident

SALISBURY — A 59-year-old man faces assault charges after a domestic incident on Monday that turned violent. James Glenn Honeycutt II of Salisbury was charged ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Man charged with felony drug offenses

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on Monday charged a man after he allegedly possessed drugs during a traffic stop. Kennith Lamar Dunlap, 29, ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Salisbury Police chief addresses K-9 video, says officer separated from animal

SALISBURY — Police Chief Jerry Stokes on Tuesday delivered a brief statement about an incident involving a K-9 and a police officer and didn’t take ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Man faces drug charges after breaking and entering call

SALISBURY — A 30-year-old man was arrested on drug charges Sunday evening after Rowan County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a call about breaking and entering ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Man faces drug charges after being found passed out in vehicle

SALISBURY — A 38-year-old man faces charges after being found unconscious in a vehicle blocking the road. Lerenzo Harris of Salisbury faces charges felony possession ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Salisbury man charged with nine more felony sex offenses

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man previously charged with third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor faces nine more of the same charge. Warrants dated Friday for ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoplifting at Walmart presents challenge for Salisbury police

The calls may be relatively routine, but the time dedicated to responding to the incidents builds up. On Feb. 20, Salisbury Police officer A.E. Petty ... Read more

6 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Feb. 26

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • A county ordinance violation was reported Wednesday in the 100 block of Memory Lane in Salisbury. • A ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Salisbury, Kannapolis men charged with soliciting sexual acts

SALISBURY — Salisbury and Kannapolis men were among those charged with soliciting sexual acts by the Concord Police Department as part of an undercover campaign. ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Cooper, N.C. prison officials agree to release 3,500 inmates

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina civil right rights groups struck a deal on Thursday with Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Blotter: Man brandishes AR-15, runs over motorcycle at Rockwell-area gas station

ROCKWELL — A man fueling up at Cheeseman’s Gas Station on Wednesday afternoon left with a damaged motorcycle after a confrontation. A 43-year-old man told ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Salisbury man charged with exploitation of minor

SALISBURY — A 35-year-old man has been charged with third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor after being found with pornographic images. Charles Malvern Fisher, of ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Road rage incident results in assault charges

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who got away after a road rage incident on Tuesday involving a South ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Two charged after call about package

SALISBURY — A call for a disturbance involving a package ended with criminal charges for a Lexington woman and Salisbury man. While responding to the ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Salisbury Police investigating two shootings

SALISBURY — Police are investigating two separate shootings during which men were shot in the leg. In one incident on Monday in the 900 block ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Chase involving Kernersville man ends in woods behind Carson High School

CHINA GROVE — A Kernersville man is accused of taking Rowan County Sheriff’s Office deputies on a chase early Tuesday that ended in woods behind ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

20-year-old man faces rape charges

CLEVELAND — A 20-year-old faces rape charges in Iredell County in connection with an incident reported Feb. 13 Cashon Tyron Tucker, 20, of Shinville Road ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Man charged after shooting gun during argument

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces criminal charges after arguing with his brother and firing a gunshot into the air. Kenneth Andre Gillispie, 32, faces ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Gunshot fired into home on North Oakhurst Drive

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury Police on Friday responded to a gunshot fired into a home located along the 100 block of North ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Blotter: Feb. 21

• Jose Alejandro Rosas, 23, of Henderson, was charged Saturday with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, felony maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

6 more linked to Oath Keepers charged in Capitol attack

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Six more people linked to the far-right Oath Keepers militia group have been indicted on charges that they planned and coordinated ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Dog fighting investigation produces charges for East Spencer man

SALISBURY — A case that began in February 2018 resulted in an arrest Wednesday when the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office charged an East Spencer man ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Woman charged with forgery

SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman faces a handful of forgery charges after an investigation that started last year. Angela Maxwell Blackwell, 48, was charged Thursday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

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