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Six arrested following early morning searches

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: Early Saturday morning, February 14, 2015, the Statesville Police Department’s Special Response Team served two narcotic search warrants with the assistance of the Iredell County Sheriff Office’s Sheriff Emergency Response Team. The first warrant was served at approximately 12:10 AM at 1102 7th St, the second warrant was served at 1109 […]

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Sheriff’s Office busts marijuana sale operation in Statesville’s Belmont area

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division concluded a two month long Narcotics Investigation with the arrest of Bradford Dobbins today. Narcotics Detectives began receiving information about a person in the Belmont area of Statesville that was selling Hydroponic Marijuana to numerous people. The Narcotics Detectives began conducting […]

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Ryan Bajek
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Mooresville Police arrest break-in suspect

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. –Mooresville Police Department has arrested Ryan Alexander Bajek, 26, of Mooresville, and charged him with Breaking & Entering of a Building and Resist, Delay and Obstruct of an Officer in conjunction with a break in that occurred on Silverspring Place on February 11. Bajek was taken to the Iredell County Jail […]

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Traffic stops lead to drug charges

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on 02/10/2015, Sergeant R. Sherrill with Iredell County’s Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Unit stopped a silver Honda Civic for a traffic violation on Charlotte Highway in Troutman. Sergeant Sherrill met with the driver, Christopher Wayne Collins, whose Driver’s License was suspended. During the stop, Sergeant Sherrill found Christopher Collins had […]

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Anthony Pittman

Sheriff’s Office looking for vehicle break-in suspect

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received six reports of car breaking and entering cases on the morning of 02-05-2015. Deputies took reports of various items missing from unlocked vehicles sitting in homes to include wallets, credit cards, keys and various other items. Deputies and Detectives spoke with numerous […]

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Justine Thompson
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Woman accused of selling ecstasy derivative

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that after the completion of a month long investigation Detectives assigned to the Narcotics Unit took Justine Marie Thompson into custody. The investigation started when Detectives were notified that Justine Thompson was selling the designer drug Molly, which is a derivative of MDMA Ecstasy, in the Mooresville area. During […]

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Sourachay Mysayakhom and Soukhanh Saengchanh
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60 pounds of marijuana seized, 2 suspects arrested

PRESS RELEASE On February 11, 2015, United States Postal Service Inspectors, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Department of Homeland Security Investigations, and China Grove Police Department conducted a controlled delivery of three United States Postal Service packages containing approximately 30 pounds of marijuana to 88 and 89 Central Avenue in China Grove, […]

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Jeffery Allen Gillespie is walked from the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office to the jail after his arrest in Charlotte.

No bond for man accused in Troutman murder

No bond for the man accused by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office of murdering his estranged wife’s boyfriend in Troutman last month. According to a communication from Iredell Clerk of Court Jim Mixson, the request for Jeffery Gillespie to receive a bond was denied yesterday. His case was continued to this Tuesday. Read more about […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Woman confessed to embezzling more than $148 K

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Following an almost two month long investigation a Catawba County woman has been charged with embezzlement from the business where she worked as a bookkeeper for six years. Donna Marie Varin, 50, of 2540 Pinacle Drive, Catawba, NC was charged with one felony count of Embezzlement in Excess of $100,000. […]

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Chase ends in Statesville wreck

A West Iredell man is accused of leading a Sheriff’s Deputy on a chase while intoxicated Tuesday morning. The chase ended with a wreck at the Highway 115 exit off I-40 in Statesville. Major Marty Byers with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office says Carl Anthony Cathey has been charged with driving while impaired, two stop […]

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