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Mooresville Police caution businesses to look for counterfeit bills

The Mooresville Police Department is warning of counterfeit bills that have showed-up recently.  According to police, there have been five reports of people passing these since March twelfth.  Employees are urged to watch for people trying to use counterfeit twenty, fifty and one hundred dollar bills.   According to police, counterfeit detection pens don’t always […]

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Statesville Police warn of scammers impersonating officers

FROM PRESS RELEASE On Wednesday, March 25th 2015, Statesville Police responded to an Attempted Fraud / Impersonating a Police Officer. On 3-25-15, a victim received suspicious emails stating she defaulted on a loan she had applied for but never received. She received emails from and stating she had an active warrant for arrest, […]

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Mooresville man accused of selling prescription drugs

FROM PRESS RELEASE The Iredell County Sheriff’s Narcotics Investigations Unit received information about an unknown white male selling prescription drugs and high grade marijuana in the Brawley School Road area of Mooresville. A surveillance operation was set in motion in the area which took weeks to identify the suspect, Griffin C. Murray as the suspect. […]

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Mooresville PD earns national accreditation

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. –On Saturday, March 21, Mooresville Police Department was awarded national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). This accreditation program provides public safety agencies an opportunity to voluntarily demonstrate they meet an established set of professional standards. “Becoming an accredited police department is a significant accomplishment […]

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Police: Firearm, computer & cash stolen from law office

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Sunday March 22nd, 2015, Statesville Police were notified about a break-in that took place between March 21st and March 22nd at the Law Office of Carpenter, Smith & Oswalt, located at 1318 Davie Avenue. When a cleaning employee came into work on Sunday at 9:30 a.m., they discovered that someone […]

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Statesville PD investigation leads to drug charges

PRESS RELEASE NARRATIVE: On 3/20/2015 the Statesville Police Narcotics unit served a search warrant at 1009 4th St. The search warrant was a result of an investigation, which led to probable cause and a search warrant was obtained. The following items were seized: 1,654 grams of marijuana, $1,161.00, digital scales, plastic bags and other drug […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Student punched officer, Taser deployed

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on the afternoon of March 19, 2015 while monitoring the school bus parking lot of West Iredell High School, Sergeant Dallas Hicks who serves as the School Resource Officer at West Iredell High saw two male students push, harass, and bully another student. Sergeant Hicks was aware that […]

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Police accuse man of sexually abusing 4-year-old

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Thursday, February 26th 2015 around 1:30 A.M., Statesville Police responded to 1505 East Broad Street, the Brookwood Inn, in reference to a disturbance call. Upon speaking with both parties involved, it was learned the cause of the disturbance was allegations involving the sexual abuse of a 4 year old child. […]

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Inside the Iredell County Jail – staff talks needs with WSIC

More pictures of inside the jail below As we told you yesterday (Wednesday), Iredell Commissioners set aside more than six million dollars this week for use towards a new jail. Commissioner Steve Johnson is known as an advocate for taxpayer dollars on the board, but still acknowledged the need for something to be done. WSIC […]

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Sheriff’s Office IDs suspects in mobile methamphetamine lab investigation

PRESS RELEASE The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a local business at 12:46 pm on Tuesday March 17, 2015. The call was in reference to suspicious activity and the purchase of chemicals which could be used in the production of methamphetamine. Patrol Deputy Brad Stroud arrived to the call and was able […]

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