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June 19, 2021

Crime

Salisbury Police: Kannapolis man’s chase started when he sped past officer

SALISBURY — A three-county vehicle chase that ended in a man’s bathroom started when the same man sped past a police officer without a license ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Rowan County man faces charges for thefts, break-ins

SALISBURY — A Rowan County man is facing almost a dozen charges for numerous property theft and break-in crimes committed last month. Michael Andrew Callicutt, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Blotter: 19-year old facing sex offense charges

SALISBURY — A Granite Quarry man is facing four sex offense charges stemming from offenses going back to 2017. Justin Dillon Hare, 19, was charged ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

One killed in early Sunday shooting

SALISBURY — A man was killed early Sunday in a shooting off of Brenner Avenue. The Salisbury Police Department said it responded to a shots ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Appeals court upholds Black Mountain man’s conviction for threatening tweet

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the conviction of a North Carolina man who posted an anonymous threat on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Man arrested for shooting Salisbury woman in face

SALISBURY — Law enforcement officers from multiple agencies arrested a 26-year-old man late Thursday for shooting a woman in the face in March 2020. Derrick ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Jailed man charged with assaulting detention center officers

SALISBURY — A 29-year-old jailed man faces new criminal charges after allegedly sharpening a toothbrush and assaulting Rowan County Detention Center officers. Donovan Allen Romanek ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

NC Highway Patrol asks for witness help in fatal crash investigation

 The North Carolina Highway Patrol asking for the public’s help in providing information about a crash that killed a 23-year-old woman. At about 4:04 p.m. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Salisbury man faces pair of felony drug charges

SALISBURY — A 51-year-old man faces a pair of felony crimes after being arrested on an outstanding warrant and found with drugs, said Maj. John ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Kannapolis man’s chase ends with laundry list of charges after covering three counties

SALISBURY — A chase that began in Salisbury and spanned three counties ended late Tuesday in an unincorporated area of Cabarrus County with law enforcement ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Kannapolis man charged with kidnapping 11-year-old girl

SALISBURY — A man wanted for kidnapping in Richmond County was arrested Tuesday at Castlewood Apartments with an 11-year-old girl. Brandon Kenneth Gaddy, 19, of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Man charged for firing shots in air after being kicked out of restaurant

SALISBURY — A 29-year-old man faces criminal charges after he allegedly fired a gun in the air several times after being kicked out of DJ’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Cabarrus man charged with selling drugs to Rowan Sheriff’s Office detective

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on Friday arrested a man from Cabarrus County for a slew of felony drug ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Teen robbed at gunpoint, assaulted on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue

SALISBURY — Police say a teenager was robbed at gunpoint and assaulted on Thursday night. While walking near the 500 block of South Martin Luther ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Blotter: Two charged after Dollar General fight, chase, gunfire

SALISBURY — Two men are facing criminal charges following a Wednesday morning fight in a Dollar General parking lot, ensuing car chase and exchange of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Blotter: Two arrested on felony drug charges

SALISBURY – A man and a woman with addresses outside of Rowan County were charged with felony drug offenses after a traffic stop on Tuesday. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

One injured during three shooting incidents Wednesday

SALISBURY – Police responded to three shooting incidents in the city limits on Wednesday, including one where a man was shot. The first incident occurred ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: May 26

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • Jordan Nicole Douglas, 22, was charged Monday with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell or distribute a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

New Salisbury Police crime information center uses 65 cameras to enhance policing efforts

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On the second story of the Salisbury Police Department, a set of video boards featuring live footage from 65 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Blotter: Salisbury woman charged on assault with deadly weapon, animal cruelty

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury Police on Monday arrested a local woman for firing a shot at a man that also ended up hitting ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Local man arrested for shooting woman on North Ellis Street, leading car chase to Davie County

SALISBURY — Salisbury Police officers on Sunday arrested a local man on several felony charges following a report of shots fired and a car chase ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Sheriff: Davidson County deputies kill man who fired at them

LEXINGTON (AP) — Davidson County deputies shot and killed an armed man who fired at them last weekend, the sheriff’s office said. The Davidson County ... Read more

4 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Man who led South Carolina officers on manhunt has criminal record in Rowan

SALISBURY — A man who led law enforcement officers on a multi-day manhunt in South Carolina has a criminal record here that includes assault and carrying ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Salisbury man charged with weapons, drug possession

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man on Saturday was allegedly found in possession of multiple concealed weapons and drugs. Timothy Adrian Harmon, 25, was charged with ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Salisbury man indicted on heroin trafficking charges

SALISBURY – A man charged with trafficking heroin in January has been indicted on two more charges. Damon Blackwell, 22, of Salisbury was indicted by ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Atlanta woman extradited from Rowan County for armed robbery, kidnapping

SALISBURY – A woman from Atlanta was taken into custody on Friday and placed in Rowan County Detention Center to be extradited on charges of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Named ‘county of concern,’ Rowan courts put extra attention on DWI cases

By Josh Bergeron and Ben Stansell news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After finding Rowan among seven “counties of concern,” local court officials last week filled up an ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Former North Rowan athlete killed in Mocksville

MOCKSVILLE — A 24-year-old was charged with murder in the deadly shooting of a former North Rowan star athlete at the Mocksville Point Apartments on ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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