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Investigations by area law enforcement agencies leads to 32 indictments

PRESS RELEASE GREENSBORO, N. C. – Thirty-two people were indicted by a federal grand jury for drug trafficking and firearms violations, announced Sandra Hairston, Acting United States Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina. Thirty-one people have been arrested. The eighteen-count indictment alleges violations of federal drug trafficking and firearms laws. All thirty-two defendants […]

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MORNING NEWSCAST: Woman robbed of prescription, Council members to consider downtown grant program

A woman was pushed to the ground and robbed of her prescription in a Columbia Street incident in Statesville recently. Police say the victim got a ride from two unknown people to get her Oxycodone prescription filled and afterwards had it stolen. Investigators describe the vehicle as a newer purple Chevy Impala occupied by a […]

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Attempted Facebook sale ends in armed robbery, police warn of phone scam

A Facebook sale gone bad – this in the 1600 block of East Broad Street late Tuesday night. Statesville PD says the victim agreed to sell a PS4 gaming system to an acquaintance via the social media site. Detectives say the two met outside the victim’s place of work when the expected purchaser produced a […]

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Woman accused of stealing from in-laws

A woman arrested by the Statesville Police Department is accused of stealing and pawning items from her in-laws. Investigators say this happened over a period of more than a year-and-a-half with items including firearms turning-up missing from the St. Andrews Road address. Kristen Childress was arrested earlier this week and held under a $50,000 bond. […]

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Attorney for accused bus driver declines to comment, for now

The attorney for a bus driver accused by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office of having a student get off for bad behavior has declined to comment on the case, for now. Maria Sanchez is presently on paid administrative leave from her job as a teacher assistant and bus driver at East Iredell Middle School. Attorney […]

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North Iredell student arrested, accused of online threat against school

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office was notified about a social media photograph that was being circulated throughout the North Iredell community. The reported photograph depicted a student of North Iredell High School holding a rifle, and a quote stating “don’t come to school tomorrow.” The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Mooresville Fire & Rescue investigating two intentionally set fires

Mooresville Fire and Rescue announcing this morning that it’s looking for anyone who may have information on two fires it says were intentionally set. The first happened  February 14th in the 200 block of East Statesville Avenue.  An outbuilding was completely destroyed in that incident. The second happened March 3rd in the 1000 block of […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Additional security at NIHS after possible threat made online

There are additional Deputies at North Iredell High School today after threats were made against students via social media.  That’s according to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office which says it was made aware of the threats shortly before midnight and that the sources of the threat were quickly located.  Additional Deputies are expected today and in […]

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Statesville PD: Construction site larcenies, winning scratch offs stolen

Reports of larcenies from Statesville Construction sites. At an Eastside Drive location, Statesville PD says video showed two Latino males and one Latino female enter the property eventually leaving with 25 sheets of 30 foot galvanized steel decking. Detectives describe the suspect vehicle as possibly a black Dodge Caravan and a burgundy four door pickup… […]

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Iron Station man accused of stabbing roommate

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – An Iron Station man is facing assault charges following an altercation at his residence on March 11, 2017. Deputies were dispatched to the home at 845 Great Dane Avenue, Iron Station reference a disturbance involving a knife. Prior to the officer’s arrival on the scene, the Lincoln County Communications Center […]

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