• 57°

Blotter: Gunshot fired into home on North Oakhurst Drive

By Natalie Anderson

SALISBURY — Salisbury Police on Friday responded to a gunshot fired into a home located along the 100 block of North Oakhurst Drive.

Police say the resident who reported the incident stated he was taking a shower Friday evening when he heard the gunshot. He ultimately found a bullet hole underneath a bedroom window.

Police also say a gray four-door vehicle was located near the residence with a visible muzzle flash from the gunshot seen outside of the vehicle.

In other Salisbury Police reports:

• U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer, located at 2301 South Main Street, on Friday reported a catalytic converter was stolen.

• A woman reported a past larceny from a motor vehicle on Friday within the 200 block of West Marsh Street.

• A woman on Friday reported larceny of a motor vehicle in the 620 block of E. Bank Street.

• A miscellaneous property damage hit and run was reported on Saturday at 107 Wilson Road where a Duke Energy utility pole was damaged.

• Police responded on Saturday to a call of a hit-and-run collision that resulted in property damage near the intersection of South Fulton and West Thomas streets. Police say a juvenile was unrestrained while in the vehicle and was listed on the report as the victim of an “offense against family child abuse.”

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

• Registered sex offender Antoine Darnelle Cherry, 37, on Thursday was charged with failing to notify the Sheriff’s Office of a change in address.

• Gavin Michael Oakes, 28, was charged Thursday with felony possessing a schedule I controlled substance.

• Devin Alexander Cornwell, 23, was charged on Thursday with felony possessing a controlled substance while on penal institution premises.

• Megan Lyn Cook, 33, was charged on Thursday on a felony count of possessing a schedule III controlled substance.

• Tony Hall, 54, was charged on Thursday within the 100 block of Crystal Creek Drive in China Grove on a felony count of possessing a stolen vehicle.



Three deaths, 29 new COVID-19 positives reported


Blotter: Bullet holes found in woman’s Park Avenue apartment


Man faces assault charges for domestic incident

High School

Photo gallery: Carson girls win West Regional, headed to state championship

High School

High school basketball: Carson girls headed to state championship game


Commissioners set date for public hearing on potential solar energy system rule changes


Two of Rep. Sasser’s bills successfully pass through Health Committee


Rep. Warren’s measure to allow removal of public notices from newspapers put on back burner

China Grove

China Grove Town Council weighs future of previously rejected housing development


Salisbury City Council hears public comments, receives presentation on Main Street reconfiguration


Blotter: Man charged with felony drug offenses


California crash kills 13 of 25 people crammed into SUV


Biden vows enough vaccines by end of May


State to vaccinate medically vulnerable starting March 24


One new death, 20 new COVID-19 positives reported in Rowan


Kannapolis man dies in moped crash


Salisbury Police chief addresses K-9 video, says officer separated from animal


Rowan Rescue Squad sets record straight on fundraising typo


City approves DOT agreement, Salisbury Station project could begin next year


County plans to use vulture effigy, enforce violations to remedy animal carcass feeding problem


Two weeks after ending enhanced protocols, Catawba has no COVID-19 cases


Council to hear revised version of Downtown Main Street Plan


Veto override of NC school reopening bill fails in Senate


Political Notebook: Majority of likely voters, local legislators support school reopening bill