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Statesville man facing child rape charge

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated a report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s office on April 9, 2015 in reference to the sexual assault of a child under the age of 16. The victim reported they were sexually assaulted by a family member, Marcus Jerome Briggs. The victim stated the sexual abuse began […]

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Iredell Commissioners concerned about possible change in sales tax distribution

Concerns about proposed state legislation were raised at this week’s County Commissioners meeting. A bill currently in the Senate seeks to re-distribute sales tax revenues to less wealthy counties by changing distribution to a per-capita basis. (AUDIO: “Every time government becomes more concerned with being fair than effective, its going to cost you a lot […]

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Sarah Harvey
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Former Sheriff candidate campaign manager guilty of DWI

She was campaign manager to her father and Iredell Sheriff Candidate Rick Ervin – now, Sarah Harvey has been found guilty of driving while impaired. According to a Carteret County Courthouse staffer, charges of open container after consuming, misdemeanor child abuse and failure to reduce speed were dismissed by the court. Harvey was ordered to […]

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Sydney Bowman and Kyler Roland
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Two arrested after Troutman chase

PRESS RELEASE ON 04/20/2015, DET. SGT. RICHARD AND INVESTIGATOR JONES WITH THE TROUTMAN POLICE DEPARTMENT OBSERVED A SUBJECT, KYLER ROLAND, WANTED BY PROBATION GETTING INTO A TOYOTA CAMRY ON SOUTH MAIN ST. OFFICERS ATTEMPTED A TRAFFIC STOP, BUT THE DRIVER SYDNEY BOWMAN REFUSED TO STOP FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT. AFTER A SHORT CHASE AROUND TROUTMAN, IT […]

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ICSO looks to ID larceny suspect

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: A larceny occurred at the Dollar General on Old Mocksville Highway on 03/25/2015. Surveillance video captured photos of the female in question. Iredell Sheriff’s Office Detectives need your assistance in identifying this suspect. Anyone with information, please contact Detective Sergeant J. Wyatt at 704-878-3180 or Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340. […]

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Statesville to intverview potential downtown developers

PRESS RELEASE Little more than a year ago, Statesville City Council decided to take steps to create a redevelopment process for Downtown Statesville. Later this spring, they’ll take another big step by selecting one or more development companies to partner with on a specific project in downtown. In the past 12 months, a steering committee […]

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Freeway traffic was affected for nearly six hours after a tractor trailer accident near the Davie/Iredell line Monday.

Wreck affects I-40 for nearly 6 hours

An I-40 Westbound tractor trailer accident near the Davie-Iredell line affected traffic for nearly six hours yesterday [Monday] afternoon. Sergeant Keller with the Highway Patrol says two tractor trailers side-swiped. One lost control and jackknifed into the embankment. The other kept going, apparently not knowing what happened. Diesel fuel was spilled – there were only […]

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SPD: Shooting suspect in custody

PRESS RELEASE Update: MARKEL ANTONIO SHERRILL, turned himself in to Statesville Police on Monday, April 20th, 2015. SHERRILL was taken before the magistrate, where he received a $250,000.00 secured bond. SHERRILL’s first court appearance is set for April 21st, 2015. Statesville NC: On Saturday, April 18th, 2015, a victim of a shooting arrived at Iredell […]

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Statesville PD warns of utility scam

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Monday, April 20th 2015, Statesville Police received numerous calls about a possible phone scam occurring at local businesses. Businesses are receiving calls from people, with a foreign accent, who are identifying themselves as a representative from your local electric, water or gas company. (Such as Duke Power, Energy United, or […]

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Iredell Sheriff’s Office celebrates National Pot day with arrests

Today is 4/20 – for many, a day to celebrate the use of marijuana. For the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, it’s been a day to target individuals accused of selling and possessing drugs. (AUDIO QUOTE). Sheriff Darren Campbell who says those being arrested today are accused of things like possession and selling. WSIC was at the […]

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