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Pedestrian injured in Statesville accident

PRESS RELEASE At approximately 2147 hrs this evening (Editor’s Note: Refers to Saturday, April 18) Statesville PD responded to a pedestrian struck at the intersection of Garner Bagnal and Opal St. The pedestrian was walking South on Opal St. The pedestrian was wearing dark clothing and crossing over Garner Bagnal Blvd and was struck by […]

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Markel Sherrill
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Statesville Police looking for shooting suspect

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Saturday, April 18th, 2015, a victim of a shooting arrived at Iredell Memorial Hospital at approximately 11:30 pm. The victim was transported to the hospital by a friend. The victim was treated for multiple gunshot wounds, and transported to Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem. Information was obtained that the shooting occurred […]

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James Barnette and Robert McDaniel
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Sheriff’s Office: Suspect sold drugs from Troutman business

PRESS RELEASE The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, Narcotics Investigations Unit, concluded a multiple month surveillance and undercover operation into the sell and distribution of prescription medications in the Troutman area, with the search and arrest of James Franklin Barnette. The investigation was initiated when information was obtained Barnette was selling pills from his business in […]

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The Operation Old North State "Top Shelf" - Fishin' Festival gave wounded warriors and veterans a free day of fishing on Lake Norman Thursday.
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Wounded warriors, disabled vets enjoy day of fishing on Lake Norman

Wounded warriors and disabled veterans got a free day of fishing on Lake Norman yesterday. Jim Kiger is one of the organizers for the Operation Old North State “Top Shelf” – Fishin’ Festival and says other than the weather, it was a great day for the nearly seventy individuals who took part. Help from local […]

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Good samaritan comes to aid of assault, robbery victim

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Monday, April 13, 2015 at around 10:00 P.M., Statesville Police Officers responded to Park Drive area in reference to a report of common law robbery. According to the victim, he stated he had been riding his child’s Razor scooter from the ice cream stand on Newton Drive back towards his […]

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Mooresville’s Lazy 5 cited, owner responds

Mooresville’s Lazy Five Ranch was cited last month by the USDA for allegedly having animals lacking proper veterinary care. Owner Henry Hampton spoke with WSIC, responding specifically to a claim that one of the animals appeared to be limping and possibly had a wound. He says the animal had a stone caught in its hoof […]

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Jonathan Safley
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Arrest made following two-month drug investigation

PRESS RELEASE The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, Narcotics Investigations Unit, concluded a two month surveillance and undercover operation into the sell and distribution of prescription medications in the Harmony and North Iredell area Wednesday evening, with the search and arrest of Jonathan Edward Safley of 134 Valley Springs Drive in Olin. A search warrant was […]

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SPD makes arrest in attempted armed robbery case

PRESS RELEASE UPDATE: During the course of this investigation, leads were discovered and followed up on by the Statesville Police Department’s Criminal Investigative Division, and a suspect was developed. After interviews were completed it was discovered that Michelle Green Brooks, 42 of Statesville, N.C. was the perpetrator in the video of the attempted Armed Robbery. […]

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City Council: $75K for MCC, “pocket park” gets go-ahead, Love’s site plan approval

It’s official – the City of Statesville will help Mitchell Community College buy the old Davis Hospital site. The approval for a seventy-five thousand dollar contribution came at last night’s Council meeting according to an e-mail from City spokeswoman Nancy Davis. Council members also approved spending more than sixty-three thousand from the streetscape construction fund […]

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The pictured individual is accused by the Statesville Police Department of attempting an armed robbery at the King of the Sea restaurant Friday
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Police: Woman attempted armed robbery, ran off

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Friday, April 13, 2015 at around 7:50 P.M., Statesville Police Officers responded to King of the Sea Restaurant in reference to a report of an attempted armed robbery. According to the employees of King of the Sea, an unknown light skinned female with a pink in color scarf covering her […]

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