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January 17, 2021

Crime

Salisbury Police looking for pharmacy thief

Police are looking for a man who’s accused of stealing a bottle of medicine from Cannon Pharmacy on Jake Alexander Boulevard. A man, of whom ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Woman faces drug charges after being told to leave hotel

SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman faces several drug charges after allegedly failing to leave a hotel on Bendix Drive. Shanice Stormy Leshea Morrow, 28, was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man charged for shooting into car’s tire after party

SALISBURY — Police charged a Salisbury man with shooting into occupied property after a party at Brenner Crossing Apartments early Sunday morning. George Thomas Black ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Salisbury woman arrested for falsely claiming she was abducted

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Salisbury woman Friday for felony possession of a controlled substance on jail ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

NBA issues $85,000 in fines for Hornets-Mavericks dustup

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA fined three players a total of $85,000 on Friday for their roles in a dustup during a game between ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Blotter: Local man charged with marijuana possession after traffic stop

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged with marijuana possession after a police officer spotted a marijuana blunt during a Wednesday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Sheriff’s Office: Kannapolis woman admits to pushing grandmother down stairs, faces murder charges

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Kannapolis woman faces second-degree murder and embezzlement charges after she admitted to pushing her 87-year-old grandmother down a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Kannapolis man charged with drugs, traffic infractions following two-county chase

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Kannapolis man faces a laundry list of charges following a two-county vehicle chase that ended in Cabarrus County. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Two men charged in Mount Ulla home invasion

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — Two Rowan County men were quickly apprehended following a Tuesday morning home invasion at a Mount Ulla home. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Tires, audio equipment stolen from vehicle

SALISBURY — Police say someone stole four tires, a speaker and amplifier from a vehicle parked at a local automotive dealership. B&M Auto reported that ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Dec. 29

In Salisbury Police Department reports • A man reported on Friday he was the victim of vandalism while in the 700 block of West Fisher ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police: Marijuana, mushrooms found in wreckage of fatal crash

SALISBURY — Police say they discovered marijuana and mushrooms in the wreckage of a Sunday morning crash that killed a 16-year-old and injured three others. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Mooresville pair charged with methamphetamine, marijuana possession

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Mooresville pair faces felony drug possession charges after Rowan County Sheriff’s deputies allegedly discovered methamphetamine and marijuana in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Teen charged in fatal Sunday crash

SALISBURY — Police say speed and drugs were factors in a single-vehicle collision Sunday that resulted in the death of a 16-year-old male. The driver, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

A look back at Rowan County homicides in 2020

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In mid-January, a murder-suicide rocked the small town of Granite Quarry as word spread that longtime firefighter Tyler Hamilton, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Salisbury man arrested for strangulation, assault

SALISBURY — Salisbury Police on Wednesday charged a man with felony assault by strangulation and resisting an officer while an officer was conducting an investigation ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Downtown Nashville explosion knocks communications offline

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A recreational vehicle parked in the deserted streets of downtown Nashville exploded early Christmas morning, causing widespread communications outages that took ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Blotter: December 24

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office arrests: • Joseph Dale Johnson, 35, was arrested Thursday on a felony count of possession of a weapon by felon  and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: December 24

In Salisbury Police Department reports • A man reported on Tuesday someone stole his vehicle from the 300 block of Heilig Avenue. • A woman ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Piedmont Correctional inmate found dead in cell

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Piedmont Correctional Institute inmate died this week following an apparent suicide at the medium-security prison, according to police ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Woman faces felony charge after drugs found hidden in underwear

SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman faces a felony charge after she was brought into the Rowan County Detention Center and officers discovered she’d hidden drugs ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Woman charged with drug, weapons possession after theft from local gas station

SALISBURY — A local woman accused of stealing fabric spray from a convenience store also faces charges of drugs and weapon possession. Shanice Stormy Leshea ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rowan Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect in $1.6 million theft

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for its help to identify a man believed to have broken into Old Carolina ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Dec. 21

In Salisbury Police Department reports: • A woman on Friday reported a dirt bike was removed from the bed of a pickup truck on the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Woman charged with stealing safe, Xbox

ROCKWELL — A Kannapolis woman was charged with felony burglary after allegedly stealing a safe containing $8,000-10,000 and an Xbox One. Alea Hope Jenkins, 22, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Doctor gets prison in plot to illegally dispense painkillers

ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — A North Carolina doctor has been sentenced to three years in prison for conspiring with his wife to illegally distribute prescription ... Read more

4 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Blotter: Mocksville man charged with rape in Rowan

SALISBURY — A Mocksville man was arrested Tuesday on rape charges in Rowan County. Cody Drew Garrison, 23, was charged with statutory rape/sex offense of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Three charges for man accused of snatching purse, robbing restaurant

SALISBURY — A 35-year-old man faces three charges in connection with two robberies that occurred Thursday on Statesville Boulevard. Christopher Donelle Pharr faces charges of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

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