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Police seven, recover stolen property in South Statesville investigation

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: As part of an ongoing effort by Statesville police to combat violent crime in the South Statesville community, SPD officers were conducting an investigation in the 1000 block of Caldwell St., when they discovered a strong odor of marijuana emanating from a residence in the 1000 block of Caldwell St. Upon […]

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Lincoln man charged with attempted murder, accused of shooting ex-girlfriend in the face

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – A Lincoln County man is facing an attempted first degree murder charge after he allegedly shot a woman in the face Tuesday night. Deputies were dispatched to the man’s residence at 5635 King Wilkinson Road, Denver, NC around 10:15 p.m. after he reported to the Lincoln County Communications Center that […]

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Cooper wants Civil War monuments removed

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper wants all Civil War monuments in the state taken down. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this quote). Pointing to protestors who took down a monument in Durham, the Governor says he’s worried about safety. Those opposed say the Civil War was also about state rights, not […]

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Huntersville man gets jail time for investment fraud scheme

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today, U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr. sentenced Robert Louis Winecoff, 37, of Huntersville, N.C. to 51 months in prison for operating an investment fraud scheme involving bogus investment products, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Winecoff was also ordered to serve […]

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Lincolnton man charged with statutory rape in Alexander County

PRESS RELEASE On Thursday, June 29th, 2017, Investigators from the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office received a report from Alexander County Department of Social Services regarding possible sex abuse to a 14 year old. Through an ongoing investigation in conjunction with Alexander County DSS, Investigators for the United States Marine Corps Base – Camp Lejeune, Investigators […]

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office seeking to ID man in robbery investigation

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have identified and charged one suspect in the strong armed robbery of Jerry’s One Stop convenience store on East Highway 27 on Monday. Detective Kelly Paris charged Tyrone Matthew Rozzell, 46, of Hickory, NC with one felony count of common law robbery. Rozzell had been a […]

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Unresponsive man pulled from burning Statesville residence

RADIO SCRIPT A man was pulled from a burning Deaton Street home in Statesville overnight. The fire department was on-scene around midnight and reported finding an adult male unresponsive inside the residence. That individual was taken to the hospital for treatment. The fire appears to have started in the kitchen, but remains under investigation.

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Sheriff’s Office: Store owner tried stopping wanted thief during robbery

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have developed a person of interest in the snatch and grab strong armed robbery today at Jerry’s One Stop at 3778 East Highway 27 in Iron Station. Detectives say the person of interest is Tyrone Matthew Rozzell, 46, of Hickory, NC. Rozell is a black male, […]

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Davie Avenue detour planned for Tuesday during tree removal

PRESS RELEASE Traffic will be detoured around a portion of Davie Ave. on Tuesday morning (Aug. 15) while crews remove a tree located between Elm and Harrell Streets. Work will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. and is expected to take most of the morning. Detour signs and flaggers will help direct traffic around the work. […]

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Iredell Commissioners to vote on jail expansion contract

Iredell County Commissioners will consider approving a nearly $26 million contract tomorrow for construction of the jail expansion. The base bid from Hickory Construction Company is about $25.6 million with just over $1 million for other allotments. County Manager Ron Smith is recommending using approximately $25 million from the jail expansion fund with the remaining […]

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