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Mooresville man arrested for selling drugs from home

FROM PRESS RELEASE – The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Unit received numerous neighborhood complaints about suspected narcotics related traffic at 286 Sundown Road, Mooresville in the month of December. An undercover operation of surveillance was initiated in the area. During the investigation, information was gathered showing the suspect; Zachary Jentz was selling marijuana and […]

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Former Wormz Organic owner returned to custody in Alabama

Authorities have located a man local investors suspect of running Concord business WormzOrganic as a scam.  Jamie Lawhorne, also known as Jim Gilley, is accused by the state of Alabama of cutting off his electronic monitoring bracelet. According to an e-mail from a spokesperson with Alabama Securities and Exchange, Lawhorne has been returned to the […]

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Stabbing investigation closed, police say victim won’t talk

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – This evening, Mooresville Police responded to a call at 586 North Broad Street in reference to a person being stabbed. When officers arrived, they found Roland Thomas Simmons, Sr., 55, of Mooresville with a stab wound to the back. The suspect fled the scene on foot prior to officers’ arrival. […]

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Man police accuse of sexually abusing ex-girlfriend’s child arrested

PRESS RELEASE Update: On Thursday, March 12th, 2015, after further investigation into the incident, additional charges were obtained on Antonio Torres Ibarra for First Degree Kidnapping, Indecent Liberties with a Child, and Delivering a Controlled Substance to a Minor less than 13 years of age. Ibarra turned himself in to authorities on Thursday, March 12, […]

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Convicted felon accused of having 6 firearms in residence

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On 03/06/2015 1435 hrs. a search warrant was conducted at 119 Emerald DR the residence of Edward Francis Conz Jr. The search warrant was for weapons in connection with Edward Conz Jr. The Sheriff’s Office received a complaint that Conz was a convicted Felon and was in possession of […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Children lived in Iredell home with raw sewage

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on the evening of Friday March 6th, Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office arrested a Statesville man and woman for 5 counts of Misdemeanor Child Abuse each. Deputies responded to 185 West winds Loop in northern Iredell County to investigate the report of a death. When Deputies arrived on […]

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2nd Suspect Arrested in Cornelius Armed Bank Robbery Case

PRESS RELEASE – On Monday, March 9, 2015, Cornelius Police were contacted by the Texas Department of Public Safety in Wichita Falls, Texas in reference to the arrest of Benoit Constant, the second suspect in the December 29, 2014 armed robbery at the Carolinas Telco Federal Credit Union. Constant was stopped during a routine traffic stop in […]

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Police: Drugs found after resident gives ok to search

PRESS RELEASE On 2/28/15 Officers from the Statesville Police Narcotics unit went to 408 N.Tradd St. to speak with the resident. Statesville Police Narcotics Investigators had received citizen complaints about this resident for possible illegal drug activity. Inv. Killian and Ofc Herman spoke with the resident and smelled the strong odor of marijuana coming from […]

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Police investigating CVS armed robbery

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Monday, March 2nd, 2015 at 8:07 P.M., Statesville Police officers responded to a reported Armed Robbery at CVS, located at 3111 Taylorsville Highway, Statesville, N.C. Officers were given a description of the suspect as being: White Male, heavy set, blue hoodie with white hood strings, white zipper. Suspect had on […]

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Statesville Police investigating armed robbery at CVS

The Statesville Police Department is investigating a Monday evening armed robbery at the Wilkesboro Highway CVS Pharmacy. According to an e-mail from Chief Tom Anderson, the suspect used a firearm to demand and get hydrocodone.  The suspect is described as a heavy set white male wearing a blue hoodie and pants with green shoes.  This person […]

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