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Fire Department: South Statesville arsons appear connected

Investigation of three recent south Statesville fires continues. According to an e-mail from Deputy Fire Chief Gary Styers, the three appear to be connected from the Fire Department’s viewpoint. The Statesville Police Department is investigating all three as arson. Two of those fires happened Sunday on Newbern Avenue. The other happened Friday morning on Fifth […]

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Christopher Chastain - Picture courtesy of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

Lincoln County inmate accused of assaulting detention officers

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – A Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detention inmate is facing additional charges after assaulting detention officers trying to move him from his cell. On February 27, 2017 Detention officers were assaulted by Christopher Neil Chastain, 29, of Daybrook Court, Stanley, NC after they went to his cell to remove him at […]

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Police: Woman identified in case of stolen credit cards

PRESS RELEASE UPDATE: Tuesday February 28, 2017, As a result of the recent media exposure, the Statesville Police Department received numerous tips about the identity of the person depicted in this media release. The identity of the suspect has now been confirmed by Investigators. The investigation can now move forward and hopefully the suspects that […]

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Hamptonville woman accused of embezzlement

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a report of Embezzlement from a local business. Detective Sgt. D.R. Getz with the Economic Crimes Unit was assigned the case. According to the incident reports the district manager for the company had come to audit the business. During the audit he noticed […]

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Four arrested following undercover drug investigation

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Mooresville Police Department, with assistance from the Cornelius Police Department, arrested four individuals following a six-month undercover investigation into the sale of crack cocaine in the Downtown Mooresville area. Leroy White, Jr., 44, of Mooresville was arrested on 37 drug charges including conspiracy to sell or deliver cocaine, selling cocaine, […]

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Mooresville man accused of selling marijuana near school

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren E. Campbell stated: On Thursday February 23, 2017 members of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Unit executed a search warrant at 113 Steam Engine Drive, Unit 104 in Mooresville. This investigation began when narcotics investigators received information about marijuana sales occurring in the Mount Mourne area of Southern Iredell […]

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Sheriff’s Office: $33,000 seized during I-77 traffic stop

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren E. Campbell stated: On Thursday February 23, 2017 members of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE)Team stopped a West Virginia registered Hyundai Sonata rental car traveling south on Interstate 77 near the Tomlin Mill Road Exit for traffic violations. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, deputies […]

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SPD: Arson investigations underway, grease gun mistaken for actual gun in “armed robbery”

This weekend’s three south Statesville fires are all being investigated as arson. The Statesville Police Department listed all as cases of note in a regular e-mail sent to media this morning. The first occurred Friday on Fifth Street. The other two occurred yesterday on Newbern Avenue. Police say witnesses reported seeing five or six black […]

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Two accused of trafficking heroin in east Iredell

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren E. Campbell stated: On Friday February 24, 2017 members of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Unit, and the SERT Team executed a search warrant at 179 Jeremy Lane. Narcotics Investigators located 4.4 grams of Heroin, a loaded 40 caliber pistol and over 1000.00 dollars. This investigation into the sales […]

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Contractor team member accused of stealing $52,000 of jewelry

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on Tuesday, the 22nd day of February 2017 a victim reported a larceny of jewelry on Ivy Hollow Ln in Mooresville. There were several rings and a tennis bracelet stolen from the master bedroom of the residence. The jewelry had an appraised value of $52,400.00 Deputies responded and […]

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