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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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Hickory PD releases vehicle information in fatal hit-and-run

PRESS RELEASE HICKORY – Hickory Police continue to ask for public assistance in locating the driver responsible for the hit and run death of Ricky James Yelton that occurred on Monday, August 21 at approximately 5:41a.m. near the intersection of Startown Road and 23rd Street Drive SE. After further review of parts that were left […]

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Back row (left to right): Daniel Blake, Willing Hutchins, Rene Martinez Jr., Daniel Nash, Colton Castell, Tyler Thompson; Front row (left to right): Jamon Griffin, Ashley Swim, Tommy Yang, Ralph Enoch II, Rhonda Bunt.  (Not Pictured - Janson Orellana) - Picture courtesy of the Hickory Police Department

Hickory PD hires 12 new officers

PRESS RELEASE HICKORY – After months of focused recruitment efforts, Hickory Police Department is proud to announce the hiring of twelve new police officer trainees. Each of these new officers bring a fresh perspective of excitement and service to the department and increase the overall diversity which is representative of the City of Hickory. Of […]

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Morganton man charged in Hickory homicide investigation

PRESS RELEASE Hickory – On August 20, 2017, Hickory Police, with the assistance of Morganton Department of Public Safety, Burke County Sheriff and North Carolina State Highway Patrol, arrested and charged Manuel Villarreal Jr, w/m/08-06-1987, of Hickory, for the murder of Roberto Beltran. Villarreal was arrested in Morganton, NC and is currently being held without […]

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Armed robbery reported at Hickory jewelry store

FROM PRESS RELEASE HICKORY – On 08-09-2017 at approximately 11:00am the Hickory Police Department received a call of a armed robbery at Jewelry Exchange located at 2213 Hwy 70 SE in Hickory, NC. Two male subjects, both carrying handguns and wearing motorcycle helmets entered the store. Both subjects are believed to be black males. During […]

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Hickory PD investigating convenience store armed robbery

PRESS RELEASE HICKORY – On July12th, 2017 at approximately 11:19 P.M., officers with the Hickory Police Department responded to the Speedway Convenience Store located at 1269 US Hwy 70 SW, Hickory in reference to an armed robbery.   The clerk reported that one suspect came into the store and demanded money while holding him at gun […]

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Hickory PD conducting death investigation after body found

PRESS RELEASE Hickory – On June 27, 2017 at approximately 7:00 a.m., Hickory Police responded to a report of a deceased white male that had been located in a wooded area just north of the I-40 exit 125 off-ramp. Hickory Investigators responded to the scene and identified James Robert Smith, 03/04/1980. At this time the […]

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Statesville man accused in Hickory homicide makes first court appearance

PRESS RELEASE A Statesville man connected to a shooting death in Hickory made his first appearance in Catawba County District Court on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Bradley Dwayne Davis, 41, appeared before Judge David W. Aycock on a murder charge. The defendant was assigned an attorney and given a probable cause hearing date of July […]

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Statesville man facing murder charge turns himself in

PRESS RELEASE Hickory – On June 19, 2017 at approximately 9:00am, Bradley Dwayne Davis turned himself in to Hickory Police Department Headquarters. A warrant for the charge of Murder was served on Davis reference the shooting death of Shamar Rashad Wilson that occurred Saturday, June 17, 2017. Davis is being held with NO BOND. The […]

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Hickory PD: Statesville man wanted in homicide investigation

PRESS RELEASE Hickory – A warrant for the charge of Murder has been issued for Bradley Dwayne Davis, B/M – DOB: 01/18/1976, 539 Monroe St, Statesville, NC 28677 for the shooting death of Shamar Rashad Wilson that occurred on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Bradley Dwayne Davis is urged […]

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