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Statesville releases audio of West-Phifer interaction

Audio has been released by the City of Statesville of an interaction between Councilman Roy West and Jarrod Phifer during a closed door meeting last month. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this clip). His attorney claims he suffered a broken knee and a sprained thumb. West says there was no physical […]

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SPD: Investigators working day & night to solve teen’s homicide

The Statesville Police Department says investigators have been working day and night to solve the murder of a 19-year-old Monday. Shaun Antwan Holmes was pronounced dead at the hospital after a reported Winona Street shooting. There were no updates as of late Wednesday morning. Officers were told that a black SUV was seen fleeing the […]

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Joshua Drummond - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Man accused of attempted murder in SC arrested in Iredell

PRESS RELEASE On July 18th, 2017 Deputies responded to 111 Bunny Lane where a subject was located on security camera breaking into an outbuilding on the property and removing items. When Deputies arrived they encountered a black male later identified as Joshua Winfield Drummond. Property that was stolen from the victim at 111 Bunny Lane […]

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Captain Randy Cass (right) looks on during an activity at one of the earlier teen academies - Source: Iredell County Sheriff Facebook

Iredell County Sheriff’s Office launches next teen academy

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office launched its next teen academy last night. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this quote). Captain Randy Cass on this morning’s “The Good, The Bad and The Guilty.” The program teaches young people about various operations of the agency. Room is still available in the current program […]

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Christina Phillips - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Iredell woman facing drug charges following traffic stop

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on 07-17-2017 Sgt. C.W. Bentley of the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop on a 1998 Pontiac on Salisbury Rd. due to a traffic violation. Sgt. Bentley approached the suspect vehicle and advised the driver, Christina M. Phillips, 32, of Statesville, NC, of the violation. While […]

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Statesville teen dead following shooting

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Monday afternoon, July 17, 2017, just before 5:30PM, SPD officers responded to a reported shooting in the 300 block of Winona St. A caller reported that a person had been shot. It was also reported that a black SUV was seen fleeing from the area after the shooting. Multiple SPD […]

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Seven charged in Catawba County street racing investigation

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – On Sunday, July 16 at approximately 4:20 p.m., the State Highway Patrol received notification from multiple motorists of a group of sports cars impeding traffic, traveling at a high rate of speed and running other vehicles off the roadway on US 321 in Catawba County. Troopers responded to the area, stopping […]

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Olushola Ayoola - Picture courtesy of the Mooresville Police Department

Mooresville PD charges two with identity theft

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – On July 11, Mooresville Police arrested two men for multiple offenses, including possession of counterfeit checks and stolen identities, after a traffic stop on West Plaza Drive. Mooresville Police stopped a vehicle occupied by Olushola Ayoola, 48, and Isiaka Babalola, 30, for a traffic violation. Upon inspection of the vehicle, […]

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Justin Sullivan - Picture courtesy of the office of District Attorney David Learner

Attempted ISIS supporter Justin Sullivan gets second life sentence in state court

PRESS RELEASE A Morganton man who was given a federal life sentence for an attempted act of terrorism three weeks ago also was given a life sentence without parole on murder charges in state court on Monday, July 17, 2017. Justin Nojan Sullivan, 21, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder charges for the December 2014 shooting […]

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Roderick Alexander - Picture courtesy of the Statesville Police Department

Statesville PD investigating shots fired case, makes arrest on unrelated charges

Statesville Police Officers were called to a report of shots fired on Park Drive early yesterday morning.  Investigators say two vehicles and a building were struck by gunfire.  There had been a party in the area.  During their investigation, officers came to a 10th Street address where one of the vehicles struck by gunfire was […]

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