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Statesville Police Chief addresses recent crimes

PRESS RELEASE Statesville Police Chief Joe Barone has issued a strong appeal to residents for their assistance in solving a string of shooting incidents and firearm thefts in the community, as well as the public’s help in preventing further crimes. “What ties all of these crimes together is that they have been carried out with […]

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Statesville PD seizes more than 120 gaming machines and computers

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: Investigators with the Statesville Police Department, conducting an ongoing investigation into the operation of illegal sweepstakes style gaming machine locations, executed simultaneous search warrants on Monday evening May 22, 2017 at 3 locations. All 3 locations operate under the name “Pure Fire”, located at 112 Signal Hill Dr. Unit I, 3442 […]

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One stabbed during Statesville home invasion

PRESS RELEASE UPDATE: The 43 year old male victim of the stabbing in this home invasion was transferred, in stable condition to Baptist Hospital for further treatment. The 55 year old female was not injured. It is still very early in the Investigation, however we do not have enough information to determine if it would […]

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Hickory man admits habitual felon status, pleads guilty to other charges

PRESS RELEASE Raymond Jerome Alford Jr., 50, of Hickory, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by felon and selling marijuana, and admitted to habitual felon status during Catawba County Superior Court on Monday, May 22, 2017. The Honorable Lisa C. Bell, Superior Court Judge from Mecklenburg County, sentenced Alford to serve six to nine […]

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Statesville man accused of selling pain pills

PRESS RELEASE Sherriff Darren Campbell stated: After several weeks of investigation into the undercover purchases in the Statesville area of Iredell County. The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division arrested Earl Dean Hill, 25, of 118 Fox Run Drive, Statesville, North Carolina. Detectives received information on a male subject, selling Opium based pills, Hydrocodone, in […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Eight arrested after shots fired into homes, almost hitting child

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on May 20th 2017, multiple stolen weapons were seized and eight suspects were arrested after shots were fired into three separate residences in Eastern Iredell County. Deputies responded Log Dr. where several citizens had requested assistance and stated that multiple rounds of gunfire had hit their home and […]

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Man accused of breaking-into seventeen vehicles, stealing one

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Shiloh Road at approximately 1:35 am on Thursday May 18, 2017, to a Breaking and Entering to a Motor Vehicle in progress. The homeowner saw a black male inside one of their vehicles parked at their residence. When […]

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Detectives: Man charged after hundreds of child pornography files found

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on February 15, 2017 a report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office in reference to child pornography. The report was assigned to Detective Patrick Dixson of the Special Victim’s Unit. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children sent a cyber-tip which stated that Jeremy Wayne Miller, […]

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Lincoln store owner accused of selling pain pills from business

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested the owner of the J&M Discount Variety Store, located at 3485 East Highway 27 in Lincolnton, for selling large quantities of opioid pain pills. The arrest comes less than two months after Narcotics Detectives raided the store […]

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Statesville man accused of stealing from fire-damaged home

The Statesville Police Department has arrested a man, accusing him of stealing from a fire-damaged Fayetteville Avenue residence. Investigators say they are looking to find out if William Watkins is connected to other cases. Yesterday’s break-in report was the third for that residence.

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