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Auto parts store owner holds two men at gunpoint after break-in

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com COOLEEMEE — A business owner held two men at gunpoint after they were caught breaking into his auto parts business, according ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Local man charged with breaking into Kannapolis church

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — A local man was charged this week after he was spotted running from a church that was broken into, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Missing license plate leads to marijuana charges for China Grove man

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — A China Grove man faces marijuana and other drug charges after the vehicle he was riding in was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Fire at former Lincoln School intentionally set

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Tuesday fire at the former Lincoln School, located on South Shaver Street, was intentionally set, said City Fire ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Former Lucky Duck Cafe manager charged, cashier arrest pending

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office has charged the manager and cashier of a now-closed “fish arcade” business after an ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

China Grove man charged with meth, ecstasy possession

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A China Grove man faces drug possession charges after someone called 911 about a possible overdose in a local ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: May 18

In Salisbury Police Department reports: • Kadett Kirkman Wilson, 45, was changed with felony identity theft on Friday. Wilson, of Kannapolis, was also charged with ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Man charged with murder in April shooting on E Lafayette Street

SALISBURY — Police have charged a local man with the murder of Jonathan Elijah Ijames following his death in a fatal shooting on the 900 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Blotter: Salisbury man wanted on domestic-related assault arrested

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Police arrested a Salisbury man who was wanted following an alleged May 12 domestic assault involving his three ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury man wrongfully accused of murder now charged with forgery, other offenses

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man wrongfully accused of murder in 2018 now faces forgery charges after Salisbury police said he had ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Man found with gunshot wound on front porch of house

SALISBURY — Late Friday, Salisbury Police officers found 25-year-old Derrick DaShawn Brown on the front porch of an Old Plank Road house with a single ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: May 15

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A woman reported on Tuesday she was the victim of an assault in the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Granite Quarry business owner faces gambling-related charges

GRANITE QUARRY — A business owner was charged this week with operating a gambling establishment. Her arrest comes months after the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rockwell teen charged with breaking into shed, taking dirt bike

ROCKWELL — A Rockwell teen faces felony charges after Rowan County sheriff’s detectives tied him to a storage shed break-in and the theft of a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury man wanted following domestic-related incident

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man is wanted by police after a domestic-related assault that involved his three young children and their ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Woman with outstanding warrants charged with heroin possession

SALISBURY — Salisbury police charged a local woman with heroin possession after an officer served her with an outstanding arrest warrant. The woman admitted to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Lexington man charged after two-county vehicle chase

A Lexington man was charged Monday night after a high-speed chase began in Davidson County and ended in Rowan County. Law enforcement, aided by a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Landis business owner charged with operating illegal gambling establishment

tips from the public about the business violating the stay-at-home order and a monthlong investigation helped contribute to a search warrant Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury man charged with cutting electronic ankle monitor

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces felony charges after he was accused of removing his electronic ankle monitor. The man reportedly told a Rowan sheriff’s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Two charged with identity theft

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Two women were arrested and charged with separate incidents of identity theft over the weekend. Alesia Franklin, 31, of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Family Crisis Council worried victims aren’t able to get away to report abuse

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Numbers may not fully communicate whether there has been a significant change across the community in domestic violence incidents ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Decline in bail bond business blamed on COVID-19

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local bail bondsman says he estimates his business has seen a minimum of a 70% decline that he ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Duffel bag, wallet stolen from unlocked vehicle

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A woman reported someone broke into her unlocked car and took a duffel bag that contained her wallet. Salisbury ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Bond reduced for man charged with dragging sheriff’s deputy with car

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man who is accused of running over a deputy’s foot and dragging another with his vehicle during ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

A Salisbury man charged with abuse of girlfriend’s children

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged this week with misdemeanor child abuse after his girlfriend’s children told their mother he ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: May 8

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com Salisbury Police Department reports • A 19-year-old reported to Salisbury police on Wednesday that someone broke into his Economy Inn hotel ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: May 7

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A man reported on Monday he was the victim of fraud while in the 1600 ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Lexington man faces weapons charges after knocking on wrong door

SALISBURY — A Lexington man faces weapons charges after he and another person were knocking on the wrong door at a Bost Street home early ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

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