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Sheriff’s Office: Marijuana grow operation busted following tip

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested a couple for having a marijuana grow operation near the 3400 block of Hallman Mill Rd. in Vale.  Narcotics detectives made the arrests following a tip they received via Lincolnton/Lincoln County Crime Stoppers. According to detectives, the […]

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Four arrested overnight in Lincoln drug investigation

PRESS RELEASE On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, and during the early morning hours of Thursday, June 15, 2017, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested four people, and have outstanding warrants for a fifth person, on various drug charges.  The arrests come after the conclusion of several investigations targeting methamphetamine and heroin sales. According […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Smoking bag reveals meth labs during traffic stop

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Around 12:42 a.m. Deputies R. D. Richard and M. Schaeffer were traveling southbound on Salem Church Road when an approaching vehicle failed to dim the headlights as they passed by. The deputies turned around and stopped the vehicle near the Boggs Street, Lincolnton intersection after observing it cross the center […]

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office looking for missing teen

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a teenager runaway. Justin Ryan Shoemake, 15, was last seen at his foster parent’s home on Shoal Road on the night of June 8, 2017. He was recently placed at the residence by the Lincoln County Department […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Three adults, two children involved in theft of guns & safe

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Three people have been charged in connection with a break-in on April 21, 2017 where a gun safe and firearms were stolen. The victim arrived home on April 21, 2017 to find the front door open to her Tyringham Drive, Crouse, NC home. She discovered the gun safe containing an […]

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Lincoln teen accused of inappropriately touching 6 year-old

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – A Lincolnton man has been charged with statutory rape and indecent liberties with a child in connection with an incident that occurred on May 28, 2017. During the investigation it was determined that Kenneth Wade Fredell, 18, of Sigmon Street, Lincolnton, NC inappropriately touched the victim. The incident occurred at […]

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Lincoln store owner accused of selling pain pills from business

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested the owner of the J&M Discount Variety Store, located at 3485 East Highway 27 in Lincolnton, for selling large quantities of opioid pain pills. The arrest comes less than two months after Narcotics Detectives raided the store […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Woman assaulted man over text message from another woman

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a domestic dispute Saturday (May 13, 2017) where one person were reportedly stabbed during the incident. The suspect in the incident, Jamaica Shanqwon Williams, 35, of Lincolnton, NC attempted to flee the Oakwood Circle area in a white vehicle. A deputy gave chase […]

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Missing Lincoln teen found safe

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – A missing eastern Lincoln County teenager has been located and returned home. Sheriff’s deputies located Evan Addison Rhodes, 16, around 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 150 East and Lee Moore Road. This press release appears as received from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office with the exception of  page/text/space/paragraph/general […]

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Lincoln deputies 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 high school student. Evan Addison Rhodes, 16, was reported missing today to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Rhodes was last seen in the area of Sam’s Mart in Denver around 3:30 a.m. today. (May 14, […]

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