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Monticello students get K-9 demonstration

PRESS RELEASE Sgt. M. Bumgarner , School Resource Officer at Monticello Alternative School arranged K-9 officers from Statesville Police Department and Cornelius Police Department to take time out from their regular training day to educate students at Monticello how the K-9’s work in detecting narcotics. Students were able to see how a dog indicates on […]

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Estimated 202,000 gallons of sewage overflow leaked into Reeds Creek

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, NC – On October 23, 2013, a sanitary sewer overflow occurred within the Town of Mooresville’s Wastewater Collection System. The spill was not of magnitude to cause immediate danger to human health or the environment. “The spill occurred as a result of a pump motor problem that tripped a breaker to the […]

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Steven Dale Sexton
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Sheriff’s Office requesting public’s help in finding suspect

PRESS RELEASE On October 10, 2013 deputies responded to 116 Julia Lane in Statesville in reference to a domestic assault call. When the responding deputies arrived at 116 Julia Lane they learned the suspect, Steven Dale Sexton 40, was nearby and ultimately was located at 117 Julia Drive. The victim advised the deputies, Sexton had […]

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Items seized by authorities.  Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

ICSO: Winston-Salem man facing gun charges

PRESS RELEASE Recently the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Interstate Criminal Enforcement Team stopped a 2006 Dodge Charger for a traffic violation on I-40 west near mile marker 154.  During the course of the stop the overwhelming odor of raw marijuana and malt beverages were coming from the vehicle.  Deputies conducted a probable cause search locating […]

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A task force member from the Iredell County Sheriff's Office recently assisted the ATF in the execution of search warrants and the arrest of four people from Forest City on federal indictments. (File photo - not included with press release)

ICSO assists federal agency

PRESS RELEASE On 10-9-2013, Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, Forest City Police Department and Iredell County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (A.T.F.) in the execution of search warrants and the arrest of four Forest City residents on federal indictments. In late 2012, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office initiated a long […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Michigan woman found with “moonshine”

PRESS RELEASE On October 14, 2013 at approximately 1:00 pm the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Interstate Criminal Enforcement Team stopped a 2004 Chrysler Sebring for a traffic violation on I-77 north near mile marker 62.  During the course of the stop deputies observed indicators associated with criminal activity.  During a probable cause search approximately 6 […]

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Mooresville Police release more details about dog shooting

On Tuesday, the Mooresville Police Department issued further details about an incident in which a dog was shot last Thursday.  The following is a press release from the department – MOORESVILLE, N.C. – On Thursday, October 17 at 1:12 pm, an officer with the Mooresville Police Department observed two dogs in the road in the […]

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Sheriff’s Office seizes drugs, currency during traffic stop

PRESS RELEASE On 10/21/2013, members of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Interstate Criminal Enforcement team (ICE) conducted a traffic stop early Monday morning on I-77 in Iredell County that resulted in three arrests. The vehicle was stopped for a registration violation. The deputy noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle during the […]

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John Henry Strickland
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Statesville man facing charges of incest, 2nd degree rape

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC:  On Friday October 11, and Saturday October 12, 2013, Officer J.T. Smith and other officers had responded to a home on E. Cloaninger Ave. in regards to a female that had been contemplating suicidal intentions. Officer Smith began talking with the female at length, and discovered the possible reasons for her […]

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Silver Alert issued for man believed to be traveling to Davidson

FROM SILVER ALERT RALEIGH 10/21/13 11:22 PM — The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Joe David Havens. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Joe David Havens, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Anyone with information […]

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