PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: Investigators with the Statesville Police Department, conducting an ongoing investigation into the operation of illegal sweepstakes style gaming machine locations, executed simultaneous search warrants on Monday evening May 22, 2017 at 3 locations. All 3 locations operate under the name “Pure Fire”, located at 112 Signal Hill Dr. Unit I, 3442 […]
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PRESS RELEASE UPDATE: The 43 year old male victim of the stabbing in this home invasion was transferred, in stable condition to Baptist Hospital for further treatment. The 55 year old female was not injured. It is still very early in the Investigation, however we do not have enough information to determine if it would […]
The Statesville Police Department has arrested a man, accusing him of stealing from a fire-damaged Fayetteville Avenue residence. Investigators say they are looking to find out if William Watkins is connected to other cases. Yesterday’s break-in report was the third for that residence.
An 81-year-old individual was assaulted and robbed during a burglary early this morning at a Statesville residence. According to Statesville PD, this happened in the 300 block of Stockton Street shortly after 1:00. The victim was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and later released with minor cuts. Police describe the suspects as two black […]
VIDEO: Car used in robbery at Michael’s Gold Mine in Statesville Another report of shots fired in south Statesville. This time, someone told police that two males rode through the Fifth Street and Raleigh Avenue area in a Ford Expedition with no front grill Friday afternoon. One person reportedly fired shots in the air. There […]
PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Thursday afternoon, May 11, 2017 just after 3PM, Statesville Police officers responded to a reported shooting just off of the interstate at I-40 westbound near the I-77 interchange. Upon arrival, Troopers from the NCSHP and Iredell County EMS were on scene. The victim had already been declared deceased. SPD Investigators […]
A Statesville teen has been charged with armed robbery, assault and larceny. Ty’wuan Smith is accused by the Police Department of taking a girl’s cell phone, cash and book bag before shooting her in the leg on South Meeting Street last month. Police say he was found hiding under a pile of clothes at a […]
One person is dead following a shooting incident on I-40 in Statesville Thursday. According to Police Chief Joe Barone, the situation does not appear to be random and may have been self inflicted. He does not feel there is any danger to the public and says more information will be released at a later time.
A former Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Deputy who was arrested by the Statesville Police Department and charged with assault on a female has been acquitted. Michael Dummett was fired after his arrest. Sheriff Darren Campbell said at the time that was based on an internal investigation. Referencing notes in the file, a courthouse staffer says […]
The Davie Avenue Rickie’s One Stop in Statesville was robbed at gunpoint early yesterday afternoon. Investigators say a black male armed with a chrome handgun entered the store and demanded money. Witnesses reported seeing this individual and another person running toward a burgundy four door vehicle which they used to flee south on Simonton Road. […]