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Mississippi sheriff: One dead after Salisbury children left in woods; father sought

SALISBURY — A 2-year-old Salisbury girl was found dead Saturday after she and her 7-year-old brother were abandoned in a wooded area in central Mississippi, ... Read more

20 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man faces misdemeanor child abuse charges

SALISBURY — A 27-year-old man faces misdemeanor child abuse charges after he appeared to be under the influence of drugs during scene on Valley Drive, ... Read more

23 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Two charged with breaking into building on South Main Street, drug possession

SALISBURY — A Rockwell man and woman face burglary and drug charges after a sheriff’s deputy found both while conducting a check of a business ... Read more

23 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Salisbury man charged with shooting at police, robbing Goodwill in December

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A 29-year-old Salisbury man was charged Friday with firing at law enforcement officers following an armed robbery at Goodwill ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Teen found dead on Grove Street, another dies from gunshot wound while being airlifted

SALISBURY — In what’s being called a homicide investigation, one man was found dead on the on the side of Grove Street early Friday morning ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Shots fired into West Lafayette Street home

SALISBURY — Bullets were found in the living room of a West Lafayette Street house early Thursday after a neighbor reported hearing gunshots. Salisbury Police ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Jan. 21

In Salisbury Police reports: • A man reported property damage Wednesday in the 600 block of West Council Street. • Police responded to a fight ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Former paramedic charged with embezzling a controlled substance

SALISBURY — A former Rowan County paramedic was charged Wednesday with embezzling a controlled substance. William Buckley Stout, 43, of China Grove allegedly removed a 10 ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

For third time, convenience store robbed after man asks for Newport cigarettes

SALISBURY — For the third time in as many days, a man robbed a gas station by asking for Newport cigarettes and showing a gun, ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Police: Granite Quarry, Salisbury robberies may be connected

GRANITE QUARRY — Police are investigating whether an armed robbery early Wednesday may be connected to another one a day earlier in Salisbury. In the ... Read more

6 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Texas man robbed at knifepoint during stop in Rowan County

SALISBURY — A Texas man driving a tractor-trailer was robbed at knifepoint Thursday during a stop at Love’s Travel Stop on Peeler Road. The thief, ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Guns stolen from apartment on Lakewood Drive

SALISBURY — Thieves on Friday night made off with three guns and ransacked an apartment in a complex on Lakewood Drive. Salisbury Police said the ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man robs convenience store with handgun, receives $150

SALISBURY — Police are looking to identify a Salisbury man after he robbed a gas station on Innes Street. The unidentified man, who was described ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Woman faces drug, child abuse charges

SALISBURY — A 34-year-old woman faces drug and child abuse charges after being arrested by Salisbury Police on Monday. Tracy Melinda Hooker, of Salisbury, was ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Rockwell man charged with statutory rape

SALISBURY – Michael Benjamin Gobble, 43, of Rockwell, was charged Saturday with felony statutory rape of a child and felony indecent liberties with a child. ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Search warrant produces half-dozen drug charges for Salisbury man

SALISBURY — A 21-year-old faces a half-dozen drug-related charges after being served with a search warrant by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigative Unit. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Crime blotter: Jan. 15

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • A man reported Wednesday that someone used his information to file an unemployment. • A man reported a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: China Grove woman faces felony drug charges

LANDIS — A China Grove woman faces multiple felony drug charges after being the passenger in a car stopped by a sheriff’s deputy. Leigh Ann ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Kannapolis man faces felony, misdemeanor drug charges

KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis man faces felony and misdemeanor drug charges after being searched during a traffic stop. Jesse Thomas Absher, 38, of East 16th ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Woman faces charges for assault with scissors

SALISBURY — A Rowan County woman faces charges after allegedly using scissors to assault another woman. Cheryl Jean Little, 40, of Rock Pond Lane, was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Police investigating confrontation involving shot fired into the air

SALISBURY — Police are analyzing video footage after a shot was fired into the air during a confrontation near the intersection of Standish Street and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Salisbury woman shot in head, hand

SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman was hospitalized after being shot in the head and hand. The woman, Tiffany Ledbetter, was pulling into the driveway of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Home shot several times after knock at door

SALISBURY — A home on Myron Place was shot several times Tuesday after a knock on the door of the residence. Salisbury Police said a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Woman charged with misusing 911

SALISBURY — A woman faces charges of misusing the 911 telephone system after allegedly calling for a non-emergency domestic matter, the Sheriff’s Office said. Sebrina ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

UPDATED: All clear after packages force county employee evacuations

SALISBURY — The Rowan Health and Social Services departments were evacuated Tuesday after a man dropped off packages and left. The packages, which contained the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Jan 11

In Salisbury Police reports: • Farmers and Merchants Bank on Friday reported vandalism in the 600 block of Jake Alexander Boulevard. • Ulta on Friday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man shot while driving on Standish Street

SALISBURY — A 61-year-old man was shot in the leg Sunday while driving on Standish Street near Brenner Crossing Apartments. Wilbert Orr was shot in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Man arrested for setting fires to vehicles in Spencer

SPENCER — A man accused of setting several cars on fire at a Spencer business last week was apprehended on Saturday afternoon. Brandon Payne, 33, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

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