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Teen with possible gang ties accused of housing marijuana grow operation

CHINA GROVE — A China Grove teen with possible gang ties was charged after Rowan County Sheriff’s detectives uncovered a marijuana growing operation at a ... Read more

4 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

Surge in vehicle break-ins at hotels prompts police to remind motorists to lock doors

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In one night, six trucks and two passenger cars were broken into at a local hotel, say Salisbury police. ... Read more

17 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

Men charged in connection with carjacking, robbery face new charge

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two men charged in connection with December a carjacking and robbery now face new charges, says the Rowan County ... Read more

17 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan Sheriff: ‘Fish arcades’ considered illegal gambling, to face shut down

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Six days ago, Salisbury Police charged D’Andre Anthony Curry with armed robbery after a pile of money found at ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Suspect sought in Kannapolis robbery possibly linked to another robbery

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — Rowan County Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man believed to have robbed two Kannapolis convenience stores within days. ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Kannapolis woman living in shed charged with drug possession

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis woman who was found to be living in a shed now faces felony drug possession charges after ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Cooleemee man charged with ID theft, accused of abusing company credit card

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office says a Cooleemee man allegedly racked up over $600 in charges on a company ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Deputies serve warrants on man for meth, weapon offenses

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  A Salisbury man faces felony drug and weapons charges after Rowan Sheriff’s deputies and probation officers went to a ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Winston-Salem man jailed after courthouse ruckus

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Winston-Salem man remains in the Rowan County jail after causing a ruckus at the Rowan County courthouse. Rowan ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Registered sex offender charged after attending West Rowan High event

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces felony charges after he attended a school event at West Rowan High School, which is a violation of sex ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Man charged with driving under influence took police on chase near Catawba College

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged with driving while impaired after an officer suspected he was under the influence. The man took the officer ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Man accused of stealing from teen counting tips at Sam’s Car Wash

SALISBURY — A local man was charged with robbery after he was accused of stealing money from a teenager who was counting his tips after ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Spencer man arrested on several charges

Monroe Alexander Blackwell III, 31, of Spencer, was charged with misdemeanor intoxicated and disruptive, resisting public officer and possession of stolen goods or property on ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Second West Rowan Middle teacher charged with sex offenses; third person sought

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office has charged a second West Rowan Middle teacher with exchanging explicit messages with a student at the school. ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

‘Tragic for everyone’: A look back at major crimes in Salisbury-Rowan in the 2010s

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com In the previous decade, Rowan County has seen drug rings, sex crimes, murders, stabbings and senseless other crimes that have, at ... Read more

6 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man faces drug charges after interstate vehicle chase

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — What began as a vehicle stop by law enforcement for a broken taillight turned into a high-speed chase on ... Read more

7 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Police: Salisbury man found with ‘pile of money’ from robbery

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces felony robbery charges after a police dog tracked a scent that led to a “pile ... Read more

7 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan Sheriff’s Office investigating Kannapolis Rushco robbery

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who robbed the Rushco convenience store in Kannapolis and ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan Sheriff’s Office: Couple scammed out of $85,000

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com WOODLEAF — A Woodleaf couple were scammed out of $85,000 worth of cash and items they bought after they believed they ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Multi-county chase ends in death of robbery suspect

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Rockwell man involved in an attempted robbery of a taxi driver Monday was fatally shot Tuesday after leading ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Charlotte man faces additional charges after weekend I-85 chase

SALISBURY — A Charlotte man who took Rowan Sheriff’s deputies on a vehicle chase in a stolen vehicle faces an additional charge by Salisbury Police. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man turns over pill bottle, charged in traffic stop

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man remains in the Rowan County jail after he was charged Friday with cocaine possession, according to the Salisbury Police Department. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Woman charged with child abuse after allegedly huffing in car

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman was charged with child abuse after her brother reported she was unconscious in a vehicle and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Winston-Salem man charged with having cocaine, marijuana during traffic stop

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Winston-Salem man was charged with cocaine and marijuana possession following a traffic stop early Friday morning. The officer ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Charlotte man charged with using stolen vehicle, fleeing police

SALISBURY — A Charlotte man faces charges of using a stolen vehicle, fleeing law enforcement officers and trying to hit an officer with a vehicle. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Taylorsville man faces 34 charges for alleged identity theft

SALISBURY — A Taylorsville man was in the Rowan County Jail Sunday on a laundry list of identity theft charges. Samuel Knotts, 43, was charged ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man charged in connection with 2018 murder charged again after fleeing sheriff’s deputies

SALISBURY — A China Grove man out on bond for charges connected to a 2018 murder and wanted for a November robbery was arrested Saturday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

15-year-old second person charged in Concord Mills shooting death

A 15-year-old has been arrested and charged with first degree murder and felony riot in the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old at Concord Mills Mall ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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