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Michelle Jones
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Police: 100 illegal gaming computers seized

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – On October 8, the Mooresville Police Department Vice and Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at Coupons, located at 463 East Plaza Drive. The search warrant was in direct response to citizen complaints and legislative mandates on gaming businesses and illegal gambling operations. During the search, officers seized more than […]

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Alexander Watros
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NY man accused of sex crimes against Mooresville juvenile he met online

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, NC: Alexander R. Watros, a resident of New York, has been charged by the Mooresville Police Department with crimes associated with statutory rape involving a juvenile victim resulting from an online relationship. Watros has been charged with ten counts of statutory rape and statutory sex offences; five counts of second degree kidnapping; […]

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Early voting starts slow

Seven – that’s the number of people who had voted early in Iredell County as of about four-thirty yesterday afternoon. Elections Director Becky Galliher says she’s a little disappointed, but not surprised by the number who cast a ballot on day one. Early voting in Iredell ahead of the November 3rd elections continues through next […]

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Iredell County Sheriff's Deputies stand outside Central School where authorities say an individual was shot in a vehicle Tuesday afternoon.

Investigators likely to get interview with Central School shooting victim

Indications are that investigators will get a chance to speak with the victim in last month’s shooting outside Central Elementary School. That’s according to Major Andy Poteat with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office who says that’s likely a few weeks out. It’s been a month since the shooting which sent Michael Callicut to the hospital […]

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Deputies: 9 arrested on drug charges, 3 still wanted

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: Several undercover drug investigations were concluded in the early morning hours of Tuesday, October 20th with multiple suspects being arrested by members of the Iredell County Narcotics Investigation Unit along with members of the Sheriff’s Office Warrant Squad. The arrests ranged from Harmony through Statesville to the Troutman area […]

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Larry Miller
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Local Sheriff’s Offices investigating string of lawn equipment thefts

PRESS RELEASE The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office has recovered a number of tools, lawn and garden equipment, and other miscellaneous items that are suspected to have been stolen from Alexander and surrounding counties. The recovery is a result of an intensive investigation into a suspected theft ring and Investigators need help from larceny victims to […]

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Anthony Pittman
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Iredell Sheriff’s Office charges two with larceny

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated in the early morning hours of Monday September 28th, a citizen on Zurich Ln. off of Turnersburg Hwy was leaving his residence for work when he noticed a suspicious vehicle parked in the roadway near his home. The citizen also noticed a motorcycle in a field just off the […]

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Amber Beaver
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Salisbury teen accused of making school threat online

PRESS RELEASE On Saturday, October 17, 2015, The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office received information that there had been a Facebook post by a female named, Amber Beaver that stated, “school finna be lit”. There was a picture with the post that contained several guns on it. A copy of the screen shot is attached. The […]

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Marion man facing drug charges following Iredell traffic stop

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on 10-16-2015 Sgt. C.W. Bentley of the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement team conducted a traffic stop on a 1998 Jeep Cherokee on Salisbury Hwy in Statesville due to the registered owner’s license being revoked. Bentley approached the vehicle and advised the driver of the violation. Bentley determined that the […]

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New charges for duo accused of jumping in lake

PRESS RELEASE On October 9, 2015, the Cornelius Police Department requested the public’s help in locating two suspects involved in recent break-ins in the area. Cornelius Police were searching for Djibril Sow (B/M DOB 08/03/1990) and an unknown second suspect. In the early morning hours of October 14, 2015, the suspects were arrested following a […]

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