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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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Mooresville & Troutman police bust marijuana grow operation

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Narcotics Investigators from Mooresville Police Department and Troutman Police Department executed a search warrant on February 5, 2015 at 1010 Mount Ulla Highway, Mooresville. The search warrant was obtained as a result of tips received by Troutman Police investigators. Upon serving the search warrant, investigators discovered an elaborate marijuana growing […]

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SWAT gear stolen from Lincoln deputy

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Duty firearms and SWAT turn-out gear were stolen from the patrol car of a Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant who lives in Catawba County. Sgt. Robert Jefferies returned from a weekend trip Sunday morning to find his patrol car damaged, his police gear stolen and his home broken into. The […]

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Lamarell Horton
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Mooresville PD makes arrest in Sunday morning shooting

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, NC –Mooresville Police Department arrested Lamarell Quntwain Horton, 31, of Charlotte and charged him with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, discharging a firearm into occupied property, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm by felon, and discharging a firearm within the city limits following a Sunday […]

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Suspect accused of indecent exposure at Statesville park

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Thursday afternoon, February 5, 2015 at about 3:30 PM, Statesville Police officers responded to a call of a male exposing himself to a female and her small child at Lakewood Park. The witness gave a description of the suspect who was at that time walking in the park and exposing […]

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Judge sentences members of mortgage fraud conspiracy

PRESS RELEASE STATESVILLE, N.C. – On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, U.S. District Judge Richard L. Voorhees sentenced four defendants involved in a consumer and mortgage fraud conspiracy which resulted in multi-million dollar losses for consumers and federal agencies, announced Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Today’s sentences are the […]

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