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John Shoaf - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

102 Xanax pills seized during Iredell traffic stop

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on 3-17-17 Lt. C.L. Stone of the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop on a 1997 model Chevrolet on I-40 near Highway 90 for traveling 84 M.P.H. in a 65 M.P.H. speed zone. When Stone approached the vehicle he immediately recognized the driver, John R. Shoaf, […]

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Phillip Westmoreland - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Driver accused of fleeing Iredell license check

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on March 21 2017 members of the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (A.C.E) Team was conducting team was conducting a license checking station in the 2400 block of Amity Hill Road. At approximately 5:11 pm a vehicle approached the checking station and abruptly stopped in the middle of the road prior […]

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Investigation continues in fatal Iredell wreck

There’s still been no official release of names in Monday’s fatal accident just outside of Troutman. That happened at the intersection of Ostwalt Amity Road and Weather’s Creek Road. The Highway Patrol says one driver crossed the center line, hitting the other head-on. Both were killed, nobody else was involved. The accident remains under investigation […]

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County hopes to encourage downtown development with new plan reviewer

PRESS RELEASE Iredell County Building Standards is pleased to announce the assignment of Mr. Walt McGervey, Plan Review Specialist, to serve as our contact for renovation projects in the downtown areas of Mooresville, Statesville, and Troutman. The assignment of Mr. McGervey to this role is an effort to help encourage the renovation of existing buildings […]

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One lane of I-77 to remain closed overnight for repairs following wreck

PRESS RELEASE Interstate 77 northbound at MM 154 (US Highway 21) remains closed due to an overturned tractor trailer at MM 59. Temporary cleanup is underway and will remained closed until guardrail repairs can be made later tonight. It is expected that both lanes of travel will open within the hour and then the right […]

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Huntersville Commissioners adopt resolution concerning Red Line

Huntersville Commissioners met last night, unanimously approving a resolution asking the Metropolitan Transit Commission to not devote money right now to the study of a red line. The red line, of course, has been discussed for years as a north-south commuter train between Charlotte and Iredell County. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to […]

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Two dead following Iredell crash

The Highway Patrol says one of the vehicles involved in yesterday afternoon’s fatal collision near Troutman crossed the center line, hitting the other head-on.  That happened at the intersection of Ostwalt Amity Road and Weathers Creek Road.  Speaking with WSIC late yesterday evening, the Highway Patrol was not yet ready to make an official release […]

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Study to examine Mooresville rail crossings

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting next week regarding the Mooresville Traffic Separation Study, which will evaluate highway/railroad crossings along the Norfolk Southern “O” Line between Bridges Farm Road and Mazeppa Road in Mooresville. The purpose of the study is to determine the need for improvements or […]

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Statesville PD makes arrest in B&E case

An Old Charlotte Road house in Statesville was broken-into yesterday afternoon with someone inside at the time.  The victim told police that the man started yelling, cursing and asking about a book bag when confronted.  Police arrested a David Simpson next door in their investigation, also charging him with assault on a handicapped person – […]

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Guardrail pierces vehicle in Iredell crash

Guardrail went through the entire front passenger area of a car in a US 70 accident around 8:20 this morning. That’s according to Trooper Neal with the Highway Patrol who says the driver overcorrected and went off the road hitting the guardrail sideways. Neal identifies the driver as a Robert Kontos and says he escaped […]

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