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Sheriff’s Office seeks to ID woman accused of using lost debit card

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated A report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office in reference to the discovery of fraudulent charges on a local victim’s credit card, which had been lost earlier in the day. The pictured subject used the victim’s card at several locations along Turnersburg Highway, and in Hickory, NC. […]

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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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Manuel Villarreal Jr. - Picture courtesy of the Hickory Police Department

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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Man sentenced for Catawba chase that topped 125 MPH

PRESS RELEASE Cortez Lamar Rogers, 35, was given an active prison sentence of five years after pleading guilty to fleeing to elude arrest and admitting status as a habitual felon during Catawba County Superior Court on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The Honorable Forrest D. Bridges, Superior Court Judge from Cleveland County, imposed an active prison […]

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Marijo Rudisill - Picture courtesy of the Office of District Attorney David Learner

Hickory woman sentenced for possession of stolen vehicle, habitual felon status

PRESS RELEASE Forty-nine-year-old Marijo Rudisill, of Hickory, will spend the next six years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of a stolen motor vehicle and admitting her habitual felon status during Burke County Superior Court on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Rudisill was given an active prison sentence of six to eight years by the […]

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Seven charged in Catawba County street racing investigation

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – On Sunday, July 16 at approximately 4:20 p.m., the State Highway Patrol received notification from multiple motorists of a group of sports cars impeding traffic, traveling at a high rate of speed and running other vehicles off the roadway on US 321 in Catawba County. Troopers responded to the area, stopping […]

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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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