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Jeffrey MacDonald won’t be released despite deteriorating health

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — A federal judge on Friday refused to release an ex-Army captain imprisoned for decades for the ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

Man, woman charged for selling drugs to undercover deputies

SALISBURY — A man and woman face felony drug charges after allegedly selling methamphetamine and heroin to undercover Rowan County Sheriff’s Office deputies. Shelly Kay ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Rowan County man charged with indecent liberties with children

SALISBURY — A Rowan County man faces charges of indecent liberties with children in connection with a Fourth of July party in 2020. Christopher Alan ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Salisbury man charged with embezzlement

SALISBURY — A 51-year-old Salisbury man faces embezzlement charges. Jesse Burgess is accused of transferring $4,200 from an account owned by Quality Transportation to a ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man faces conspiracy, larceny charges; two others sought in Rowan Sheriff’s Office investigation

SALISBURY — A 35-year-old man faces nearly two dozen criminal charges and two other men remain at large for crimes connected to repeated thefts from ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: April 7

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • Mid State Metals on Monday reported fraud false pretense in the 2400 block of Rary Road in Cleveland. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Man dies after shooting, weeklong stay at hospital

SALISBURY — A 32-year old man died Tuesday from injuries sustained during a shooting last week. Steven Michael Jones Jr. died at Wake Forest Baptist ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Man stabbed while urinating next to dumpster

SALISBURY — A49-year-old man told police he was stabbed around 2:50 p.m. Saturday while urinating next to a dumpster on East Lafayette Street. The man ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man hospitalized, woman charged in eastern Rowan shooting

SALISBURY — A 42-year-old man is hospitalized and a 52-year-old woman faces charges after a shooting incident Monday evening in eastern Rowan County. Jody Lowell ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man succumbs to injuries sustained during restaurant shooting; charges added for alleged shooter

SALISBURY — One man has died and another faces increased charges after a shooting Friday at Los Arcos restaurant on Klumac Road. Police said Mauricio ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Man shot Sunday morning while opening door

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department found one man injured Sunday morning when responding to a call of shots fired at a residence on Old ... Read more

6 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Chase started in Randolph County ends in crash at Webb Road

SALISBURY — A vehicle chase that started with a kidnapping in Randolph County on Saturday afternoon ended with a crash in Rowan County. Around 1:42 ... Read more

1 week ago by Ben Stansell.

Two hospitalized, one charged after Klumac Road restaurant shooting

SALISBURY — Two people are hospitalized and one man faces charges after a shooting late Friday at a restaurant off of Klumac Road. The shooting ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Man rams car into 2 Capitol police; 1 officer, driver killed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Man, woman arrested for hiding body near county line

SALISBURY — A man and woman accused of hiding a body near the Rowan-Cabarrus line were arrested Thursday on Craige Street in Salisbury. Michael Banks ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man charged after Rowan Sheriff’s Office finds drug lab at Rockwell-area home

ROCKWELL — A man faces weapons and drug charges after a three-month investigation that started with a tip about bothersome shooting on Country Ridge Road. ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man charged with sex crimes after police investigation, drug offenses from sheriff’s office

SALISBURY — A 38-year-old man faces a list of criminal charges after being located Wednesday by the U.S. Marshals Service and served with outstanding warrants. ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Woman at same address as Tuesday shooting charged with felony larceny

SALISBURY — A woman was charged with felony larceny after allegedly stealing cash from someone who gave her a ride. Sky Nicole Allison, 28, was ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Salisbury police officer charged with insurance fraud

SALISBURY — A police officer turned himself in Tuesday on insurance fraud charges.  The Salisbury Police Department said in a news release Wednesday officer Takeo ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Sex offender charged with failure to notify of address change

SALISBURY – An East Spencer man on the state’s sex offender registry was charged after failing to notify law enforcement officers of an address change. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

23-year-old man takes officers on chase after passing out in vehicle

SALISBURY — A 23-year-old Salisbury man faces a trio of criminal charges after he allegedly was found passed out in vehicle on Interstate 85. Myron ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

17-year-old takes sheriff’s deputies, police on interstate chase

SALISBURY — A 17-year-old boy faces felony charges after taking the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on a chase Sunday. The teen, whose name wasn’t released, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: 32-year-old man shot, uncooperative with police

SALISBURY — A 32-year-old man was hospitalized early Tuesday after being shot, police said. The man was shot several times, including in his lower chest, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: March 29

SALISBURY — There were several reports of hit-and-run property damage reported this weekend: An incident on Castlewood Drive that happened sometime between about 9:45 a.m. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis man, woman charged with hiding dead body near Rowan County line

SALISBURY — A Kannapolis man and woman face charges for transporting a dead woman’s body to a wooded area near the Rowan County line. Michael ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Bullet holes found on West End Plaza window

SALISBURY — Police found three bullet holes in a window at West End Plaza on Sunday. Sgt. Russ DeSantis said at about 4 p.m. a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: Man, woman face felony drug charges

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local man and woman have been charged with a slew of felony drug charges after allegedly being caught ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Blotter: Man charged with indecent liberties

SALISBURY — A Kannapolis man was charged Thursday with indecent liberties with a child. Carl Shannon Conner, 49, was charged by the Rowan County Sheriff’s ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

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