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Blotter: Oct. 22

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A man reported on Monday a white Chevrolet Silverado was stolen from the 100 block of Cedar Ridge ... Read more

11 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Sheriff’s Office: Two deputies injured, suspect shot during chase on U.S. 601

SALISBURY — As two deputies were dragged by a fleeing vehicle early Wednesday, one fired his gun at the driver and struck him in the ... Read more

17 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police: Two armed men rob local convenience store

SALISBURY — Police say two armed men walked into a local convenience store Monday night and demanded the clerk hand over the money. The two ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Local woman swindled out of hundreds in gift card scam

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local woman was swindled out of $340 after she was told to send money via eBay gift cards ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Police find car windows shot out, bullet holes in home on West Horah Street

SALISBURY – Shots fired were reported on the 1400 block of West Horah Street just after midnight on Saturday. Lt. Lee Walker, of the Salisbury ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Five held at gunpoint in East Lafayette Street robbery

SALISBURY – Two unnamed men are wanted for committing a robbery after entering an East Lafayette Street home and holding five victims at gunpoint. Salisbury ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Crime blotter: Salisbury man faces charges for firing shotgun in city limits, drug possession

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged Sunday with shooting a shotgun within city limits. Demarcus Jaquan Blackwell, 20, of Salisbury, was cited by the ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Blotter: Cleveland man faces child abuse offense after overdose

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com CLEVELAND — A local man faces misdemeanor child abuse charges following an overdose at his home with his 11-year-old son present. ... Read more

6 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police: Unlocked vehicles ransacked in Salisbury neighborhood

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police say someone ransacked two vehicles unlocked at home in the Country Club of Salisbury. The victim told a ... Read more

6 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Cleveland man faces charges for shooting incident near Kannapolis, chase

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — A Cleveland man faces assault and drug charges after a shooting incident and subsequent vehicle chase. The Rowan County ... Read more

7 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Law enforcement officials tout progress to reduce crime in Salisbury

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Since October 2019, 50 people from Rowan County have been indicted federally for drug-related or other violent crimes as ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury woman faces cocaine, marijuana charges

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman faces felony drug charges after police served a search warrant at her home and allegedly found ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Crime blotter: Oct. 15

In Salisbury Police Department reports • Marie White Carlos, 60, was charged on Tuesday with felony possession of a controlled substance schedule II while in ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Rowan investigators looking into vandalism of Woodleaf church

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com WOODLEAF — Rowan investigators are looking into the vandalism of a Woodleaf church, making it the third religious institution vandalized or ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Inmate charged with attacking, injuring Rowan Detention Center officer

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An inmate with a criminal history that includes assault has been charged with attacking a Rowan County Detention Center ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Salisbury man faces drug charges after being found unconscious outside convenience store

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces multiple drug charges after he was discovered unconscious in a car outside a convenience store. ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rowan County man charged in overdose death of Cleveland couple

CLEVELAND — A Rowan County man faces felony charges related to the overdose death of a Cleveland couple four months after they were found dead ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police looking for man who struck ambulance in hit, run

SALISBURY — Salisbury police are looking for a man who struck the rear of a NuCare ambulance and left the accident scene. The ambulance was ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Man charged after deaths from fentanyl he’s accused of providing

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Mount Ulla man was charged Saturday with two felonies after allegedly providing two people with an illegal narcotic ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rowan Sheriff’s Office releases image of person of interest in church arson

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office has released an image of a person of interest in an intentionally set fire at Franklin Baptist Church ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Teen faces weapons, counterfeit money charges in connection with PlayStation sale

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A 17-year-old Rowan County resident faces criminal charges after allegedly using counterfeit money to purchase a PlayStation game console. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

South Carolina men charged with cocaine, meth trafficking after I-85 traffic stop

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two South Carolina men face felony drug possession charges after Rowan Sheriff’s investigators confirmed drug tests on items seized ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Landis police ID shooting victim

LANDIS — Police have identified the victim in a Wednesday shooting. Wesley Raynor, 30, of Kannapolis, was shot in the 700 block of S. Main ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Salisbury man jailed after probation violation, drugs found during search

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces felony drug charges after he was found with drugs on him when police officers served ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Man jailed on cocaine, heroin charges after traffic stop

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man remains jailed after a police K-9 allegedly found cocaine, heroin and other drugs found in a car he was in. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

One injured, another jailed in Landis shooting

LANDIS — A Landis man is behind bars after a Wednesday shooting where one person was injured and taken to the hospital. Landis police charged ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Citizens discuss Rowan School Justice Partnership’s draft agreement

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A small group of citizens and members of the local justice system assembled in an online forum Wednesday night ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Hidden license plate leads to vehicle, foot chase in East Spencer

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local man was charged with multiple offenses following a traffic stop that began in East Spencer and ended ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

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