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Police: Overnight home invasion sends suspect, victim to hospital

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: Early Monday morning, June 26, 2017 at about 1:30AM, Statesville Police Officers responded to 214 N. Oakland Ave. in regards to a home invasion and shooting. Upon arrival, Officers discovered one male victim suffering from a gunshot wound, and another male suffering from stab wounds. Through the initial investigation, it was […]

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New charge for Iredell teen accused of child sexual assault

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated additional charges have been filed against Michael Shane Amoedo, age 19, of 102 Kammerer Dr., Statesville. On May 30, 2017, Amoedo was charged by Detective Sergeant Amy Dyson of the Special Victim’s Unit with two counts of First Degree Rape; Two counts of First Degree Sexual Offense; Two counts […]

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Little-known rule allows city property owners pick trash provider, deadline looming

Statesville property owners have until the end of June to opt-out of City trash collection for the next twelve months. According to an e-mail from spokeswoman Nancy Davis, the $120 fee for residential customers is placed on the annual tax bill. Commercial rates are based on collections and the number of toters. State law (CLICK […]

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Police still working to identify body found in south Statesville creek

Still no word on the identity of a black female found in a south Statesville creek last Wednesday. In a statement this afternoon, the Police Department says conditions at the scene are making positive identification a difficult challenge. The obvious question is whether or not the body is that of Deborah Sabra, a black female […]

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Despite outcry, public and council silent on Camping World flag controversy

Despite public outcry over Statesville rules preventing a large US flag at Camping World, no one spoke about the matter at last night’s City Council meeting. CEO Marcus Lemonis Tweeted about the issue, even raising the idea of moving the store.  Mayor Costi Kutteh says that since a request before the Board of Adjustment in […]

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Statesville man accused in Hickory homicide makes first court appearance

PRESS RELEASE A Statesville man connected to a shooting death in Hickory made his first appearance in Catawba County District Court on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Bradley Dwayne Davis, 41, appeared before Judge David W. Aycock on a murder charge. The defendant was assigned an attorney and given a probable cause hearing date of July […]

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Statesville Council writes-off parking tickets, West addresses Phifer interaction

Statesville City Council members wrote-off nearly $20,000 in parking tickets and fees at their meeting last night. Mayor Costi Kutteh told the group during the pre-agenda meeting that this represents under ten percent of tickets owed to the city. Calling an interaction with Councilman Jarrod Phifer an embarrassment, Councilman Roy West made this offer at […]

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Statesville man facing murder charge turns himself in

PRESS RELEASE Hickory – On June 19, 2017 at approximately 9:00am, Bradley Dwayne Davis turned himself in to Hickory Police Department Headquarters. A warrant for the charge of Murder was served on Davis reference the shooting death of Shamar Rashad Wilson that occurred Saturday, June 17, 2017. Davis is being held with NO BOND. The […]

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Hickory PD: Statesville man wanted in homicide investigation

PRESS RELEASE Hickory – A warrant for the charge of Murder has been issued for Bradley Dwayne Davis, B/M – DOB: 01/18/1976, 539 Monroe St, Statesville, NC 28677 for the shooting death of Shamar Rashad Wilson that occurred on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Bradley Dwayne Davis is urged […]

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105 arrested as agencies target south Statesville crime

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren E. Campbell stated: The first phase of a three week, multiple law enforcement agency operation concentrating on a large area of south Statesville, has come to a conclusion. The operation netted over 1050 vehicle stops, 56 narcotic arrests, 41 wanted persons taken into custody, 5 stolen fire arms recovered, along with […]

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