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Police: Suspect found with drugs at local business

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC:    On Thursday May 22nd, 2014 the Statesville Police Narcotics Unit received an anonymous tip about an individual selling narcotics at the Boulevard Grill.  Investigators and patrol officers responded to that location and came in contact with Dorey Jarvis Joyner, seated in the passenger seat of a vehicle.  Joyner was wearing […]

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Ex-Charlotte mayor Cannon pleads guilty to corruption

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick D. Cannon pleaded guilty today to one count of honest services wire fraud, announced Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina and John A. Strong, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Charlotte Division. A federal criminal […]

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Authorities looking for missing Vale woman

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing western Lincoln County woman. Toasha Nicole Rice, 27, of 6887 Lackey Road, Vale, NC was last seen by relatives on May 26, 2014 when she left her residence with a white female in a black four […]

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MPD: Traffic stop turns-into hazmat scene

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – On June 2 at 12:05 p.m., an officer with the Mooresville Police Department stopped a vehicle displaying a revoked registration plate in the 500 block of River Highway. While conducting the traffic stop, the officer observed items inside the vehicle he believed to be consistent with the manufacture of methamphetamine. […]

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Statesville homes evacuated during police situation

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Sunday night, June 1, 2014 at 8:40PM, Statesville Police Officers responded to the 1400 block of Church St. in regards to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a 13 year old juvenile and a man had been struck with shot pellets from a shotgun. The injuries were minor, welts […]

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(UPDATED) Hickory Police: One dead after officer involved shooting

PRESS RELEASE HICKORY – At approximately 3:40 am, two Hickory Police Officers were involved in a shooting situation in the parking lot of the Kangaroo Express located at 2853 North Center Street in Hickory. The officers were questioning a driver of a City of Hickory work truck who had pulled into the business. The truck […]

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Statesville welcomes Ferti Technologies

PRESS RELEASE A group of business, education, civic and political leaders gathered Thursday morning to officially welcome Quebec-based Ferti Technologies to the Statesville Region. Ferti announced in October of 2103 that they would be opening their second U.S. manufacturing facility in an existing building located at 111 McNess Road, near the Statesville Business Park, and […]

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MGSD: Senate budget would hurt school system

PRESS RELEASE Mooresville, NC – Mooresville Graded School District is encouraged that the North Carolina House, Senate, and Governor’s office are in agreement that educator salaries in North Carolina need to be a priority for the current legislative session. After carefully reviewing the proposed Governor’s budget, as well as the proposed Senate budget, MGSD believes […]

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Mooresville business owner arrested

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Phil Redmond stated: On May 1st, 2014, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a report in reference to Obtaining Property by False Pretense.  The case was assigned to Detective Sergeant Scott Maple of the Economic Crime Unit to be investigated.  The victim in this case reported to the sheriff’s office that he […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Meth lab found at Troutman area residence

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Phil Redmond stated: On May 29, 2014 two individuals were arrested after an investigation regarding the manufacturing of methamphetamine in the Iredell County area produced a methamphetamine lab. Patrol Officers and Detectives of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Lab and the North Carolina […]

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