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Lincoln man accused of touching 12-year-old inappropriately

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – A Lincoln County man was charged and arrested Wednesday (February 22, 2017) in connection with incidents that occurred in June and July 2016. On January 12, 2017 Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Detective Kelsey Harrington received a report of child sexual assault. During the investigation it was learned that Phillip Wayne […]

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Lincoln authorities looking for missing teen

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Lincoln County teen that was last seen at her home a week ago. Tamara Louise Stansford, 18, of 3845 Oakwood Circle, Iron Station, NC was last seen at her residence on February 10, 2017. Relatives […]

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office charges two in carjacking case

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Two people charged in connection with February 5, 2017 armed robbery and carjacking in Lincoln County have been arrested in Caldwell County. Destiny Dawn Bentley, 21, of East Berkley Street, Granite Falls, NC turned herself in to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. She is charged […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Attempted murder charge for suspect in stabbing case

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – One suspect is in custody after three people were stabbed in a home on River Hill Trail, Lincolnton overnight. Around midnight deputies were dispatched to the residence after the Lincoln County Communications Center received a call that a stabbing had occurred during a domestic dispute. When officers arrived on the […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Man charged with child abuse after teen looses hearing in one ear

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – A Lincoln County man is facing a child abuse charge in connection with an incident that occurred in December of 2016. Detective Kelsey Harrington arrested Jonathan Matthew Williams, 33, of Knotline Lane, Cherryville, NC Thursday (February 2, 2017) on one felony count of Child Abuse Causing Serious Injury. Williams reportedly […]

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Huntersville man accused of selling stolen firearms

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – A Huntersville man has been charged with breaking into a Stoney Ridge Road residence and stealing more than $3,000 worth of firearms and ammunition. Deputies were dispatched to the break-in at the residence in the 3500 block of Stoney Ridge Road, Lincolnton, NC on January 2, 2017 around 4:45 p.m. […]

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Online purchase via gaming system leads to arrest

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – A Hickory man has been charged in connection with the theft of an X-Box from a home on Prince Drive in Lincolnton. Detective Justin Link charged Zachary Aaron Lovelace, 23, of Hickory with removing the electronic equipment from the home and using credit card information on the X-Box Live account. […]

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Victims identified in Lincoln murder-suicide

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have released the identities of the victims in the murder-suicide that was discovered on December 19, 2016 in eastern Lincoln County. The victims are Catherine Harfield Collins, 55, and Betina Lynn Johnson, 50, both of 3016 Madison Lane, Denver, NC. The two women had lived at […]

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Man accused of robberies in Denver & Mooresville arrested in Statesville

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – An Iredell County man wanted in connection with the December 11, 2016 robbery of the Denver Mart at 3729 North NC Highway 16 in Denver was arrested today in Statesville. Details on the arrest were not available. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detective Dan Snellings charged Overcash with one felony count of […]

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Detectives investigating rash of Lincoln church break-ins

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a rash of church break-ins that have occurred during the last week. For the fourth time since December 2, 2016 detectives were dispatched to a church break-in in Lincoln County. Long Shoals Wesleyan Church south of Lincolnton is the latest house of worship burglarized […]

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