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Hunter Gaither - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Registered sex offender accused of failing to report address change

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on August 15, 2017 Deputy David Price of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit was attempting to verify an address on Mr. Hunter Gaither, a registered sex offender. Deputy Price had been to the residence on several occasions at different times of the day and had been […]

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Newton man indicted, accused of embezzling more than $110,000 from FOP Lodge

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The former Treasurer of a Fraternal Order of Police Lodge, Timothy James Brewer, 63, of Newton, N.C., has been indicted on wire fraud charges for embezzling more than $110,000 from the non-profit organization, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. The federal grand jury […]

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David Wasse - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Former Iredell resident accused of sexually abusing 10-year-old

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a report concerning the possible sexual abuse of a 10 year old child by an adult male family member. The child stated that John David Wasse, 51, of Governor’s Landing Circle, Murrells Inlet, SC, had inappropriate sexual conduct with her between August and […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Investigation launched after LNHS student posts narrated video game shooting video

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation after it says a Lake Norman High School student posted videos with shootings from a video game and narration by that individual. Investigators say the student is on suspension for making a verbally similar threat last week. According to the Sheriff’s Office, this student was suspended […]

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Richie Sanborn - Picture courtesy of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff’s Office: Jail phone call leads to location of stolen property

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – A Lincoln County man has been charged and arrested in connection with a breaking and entering at a residence on Lawndale Lane, Lincolnton, NC on September 1, 2017. Detective Justin Link began the investigation on September 1, 2017. The victim at a home in the 500 block of Lawndale Lane […]

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Statesville PD investigating shooting, location unknown

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Sunday evening, just after 6PM, SPD officers responded to Iredell Memorial Hospital in regards to someone that had arrived in the Emergency Department suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim had been transported to the hospital by private vehicle. The 25 year old Statesville man underwent surgery overnight and is […]

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Jorge Garcia - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff’s Office: 52 individually packed bags of cocaine found during vehicle search

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on 09/24/2017, Sgt. R. Sherrill with the Iredell County Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team (ACE) was working in the area of West Memorial Highway when he came into contact with Jorge Osmar Garcia, 24 of Monroe NC. While speaking with Garcia, Sherrill detected the odor of marijuana coming from his […]

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Domestic violence symposium planned in Mooresville

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Mooresville Police Department, in conjunction with the NC Department of Public Safety/Governor’s Crime Commission and Diakonos, Inc., will host the 2017 Iredell Symposium on Domestic Violence at The Charles Mack Citizen Center, October 4-5 from 8:30 am – 4 p.m. This event is open to the public and free of […]

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Registered sex offender accused of being on school property

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On September 19, 2017 The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received information from Probation that a Registered Sex Offender’s ankle monitor had been pinged on the property of a school. The information was turned over to Deputy John Adams to start an investigation. Deputy Adams reviewed the documented information from […]

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Bobby Messer Jr. and Jimmy Messer - Pictures courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Deputies: Man drinking beer while watching lawnmower burn fired shots at passing vehicles

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On September 19, 2017 Deputies responded to 884 Blackwelder Road reference to shots fired at a passing motorist. Upon arrival deputies located both two subjects in the yard drinking beer. These subjects were watching a lawnmower and a vehicle fully engulfed in flames burn. Deputies were told by Bobby […]

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