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Carl Zachariah - Picture courtesy of the Office of District Attorney David Learner

Newton man ordered to keep picture of pastor killed in DWI crash during prison term

PRESS RELEASE A Newton man will spend at least 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder for a motor vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Caldwell County pastor. Zachariah Arthur Carl, 32, entered his guilty plea during Catawba County Superior Court on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, and was sentenced to […]

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Daniel Minton and Maurice Brown - Pictures courtesy of the Hickory Police Department

Arrests made in Hickory homicide investigation

PRESS RELEASE Hickory – On September 1, 2017, Hickory Police, with the assistance of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office and the Lenoir Police Department, arrested and charged Daniel Jeremiah Minton, w/m dob: 08-04-1997, of Lenoir, for the Murders of Branique Stephan McKnight and Janarion Kaverio Knox. Minton was arrested in Lenoir, NC after turning himself […]

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Todd Hoffman
Picture courtesy of the Statesville Police Department

Police: Conover man charged in Statesville hit and run

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Thursday October 22nd 2015 at 2:00 P.M., Statesville Police responded to the intersection of Garner Bagnal and Wilson Lee Blvd in reference to a man lying in the roadway. Officers arrived on scene and discovered the man in the roadway had been operating a moped and was struck by an […]

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Tyler Linebarger
Picture courtesy of the Newton Police Department

Conover man accused of murdering 7-month-old

PRESS RELEASE On 1 January 2015 at 5:02 pm, Chekeem Jamar Hickman Jr., infant victim in this case, passed away at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte. Chekeem died as a result of the injuries. The suspect in this case, Tyler Leroy Linebarger has now been charged with Murder. He is being held under no bond […]

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Police continue Maggie Daniels homicide investigation

PRESS RELEASE UPDATED: 9 July 2014, the investigation into the death of Maggie Daniels continued today as investigators continued to follow up on tips and leads. As a result of the expanded neighborhood canvas, investigators continued conducting interviews and sorting through the information gathered from the canvas results. Investigators will continue to follow up on […]

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Maggie Daniels exiting the Conover Walmart.  
Picture courtesy of the Newton Police Department

Police release picture of Maggie Daniels, still seeking information

PRESS RELEASE UPDATED: 8 July 2014, the investigation into the death of Maggie Daniels is continuing at this time. Investigators worked today putting together information gathered from the previous day’s tips and leads. Investigators also planned for moving the investigation forward. Attached to this email is a photo of Maggie Daniels leaving a Wal-Mart store […]

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Mayor Lee Moritz
Picture courtesy of the City of Conover

Conover Mayor attending White House event

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC – Conover Mayor Lee Moritz, Jr. is one of only 20 mayors across the nation invited to join President Barack Obama on June 18 for the first-ever Maker Faire to be held at the White House. Moritz will also join a policy discussion with senior Obama Administration officials to discuss support […]

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Police: Michigan murder suspect arrested in Conover

PRESS RELEASE On Monday, 1/20/14 it was reported to ADPS that Donna Jean Frost, 42 of Albion, was missing.  Based on the initial investigation ADPS believed Frost was in danger and activated the Calhoun County Major Crimes Task Force to assist in the investigation.  That investigation led to tips that Jackie Dale McConnell, 47 of […]

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