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Car chase from Mooresville mobile home, through cornfield produce charges for two

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com MOORESVILLE — A Mooresville resident allegedly involved in a break-in and accused of stealing firearms as well as his passenger were ... Read more

11 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Blotter: Law enforcement responds to more than 20 vehicles break-ins

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Law enforcement officials responded to more than 20 vehicle break-ins last week and over the weekend. A total 0f ... Read more

11 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Blotter: Pair charged with prostitution, solicitation

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com An East Spencer woman faces prostitution charges and a man faces charges of soliciting prostitution. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office charged ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Rockwell man charged with kidnapping

SALISBURY – Cashus Tramon Ford, 34, of Rockwell, was charged Thursday with felony second degree kidnapping, misdemeanor larceny and misdemeanor vandalism to real property in ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Police undercover purchases produce charges for Salsburian

SALISBURY – Joshua Michael Polston, 25, of Salisbury, faces three counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell or distribute a schedule II controlled substance ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Salisbury man faces sex offense charges in Randolph County

SALISBURY — Andrew Joseph Geubtner, 29, of Salisbury, was charged Thursday with four counts of felony sex offense. A warrant for Geubtner’s arrest was issued ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: Guns stolen from vehicle

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Someone stole three guns from an unlocked vehicle parked in a Salisbury shopping center. Salisbury police spokesman Lt. Lee ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury pair caught breaking into vacant home

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two Salisbury women were charged this week after they were caught breaking into a vacant home on Allen Lane. ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Sheriff’s deputies charge Salisbury woman after finding drugs, cash in stolen car

LANDIS — A Salisbury woman was charged after Rowan deputies seized drugs and cash from a stolen car she was driving. Heather Michelle Miller, 45, ... Read more

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Man held in contempt of court for not wearing mask, disruption

SALISBURY — A man who was in court Wednesday for drug-related charges will spend the next 30 days in jail after he refused to wear ... Read more

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police: Woman reports car stolen with keys in the ignition

SALISBURY — A woman reported to police her car was stolen with the keys in the ignition while she went inside a local apartment complex. ... Read more

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Vandals spraypaint wall at Salisbury National Cemetery

SALISBURY — Police are hoping to find the vandals who spraypainted a wall at the Historic Salisbury National Cemetery. An employee found on Tuesday morning ... Read more

6 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

No action taken on banning tear gas after divisive city council meeting

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tensions surrounding a proposal to halt the use of chemical agents by the Salisbury Police Department bubbled to a ... Read more

6 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Woman faces felony drug trafficking charges following checkpoint stop

SALISBURY — A woman found with cocaine inside her purse during a traffic stop faces felony drug charges. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office was conducting ... Read more

6 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

East Spencer man charged after attempts to fight officer

SALISBURY — An East Spencer man who was allegedly intoxicated outside of a local home improvement store was charged Monday after attempts to fight a ... Read more

6 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police: Charges pending for Salisbury man following Monday collision

SALISBURY — Charges are pending, according to police, following a Friday afternoon crash involving a pickup and Honda passenger vehicle. Tony E. Brown, of Salisbury, ... Read more

7 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Driver cited in accident with 15-passenger van

SALISBURY — The driver of a sport utility vehicle failed to yield to an oncoming, 15-passenger van and caused a Friday collision at the intersection ... Read more

7 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Thieves attempt to break into Dollar Tree stores

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Someone used a metal trash can to attempt to break into a local Dollar Tree store, which was one ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Sheriff’s office: Victim watching TV when shots fired into house

KANNAPOLIS — A Concord woman and Kannapolis man are accused of shooting into the home of a man involved in an ongoing custody dispute. On ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Arizona man charged with abducting 13-year-old Salisbury girl

SALISBURY — An Arizona man faces felony child abduction charges after police say he took a bus to a Salisbury home and left with a ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Pair charged with fire weapon into occupied dwelling

SALISBURY – Miranda Denise Jenkins, 38, of Concord, and Avondale Devon Hampton, 35, also of Concord, were both charged with felony discharge of a weapon ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Suspended license leads to drugs, weapons offenses

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local man was issued a citation after an officer determined he had a suspended license, which led to ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police: Traffic stop finds stolen gun, crack cocaine

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces marijuana and cocaine charges following a Thursday night traffic stop. A Salisbury police officer saw a silver Lexus traveling ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Pennsylvania man faces Iredell drug-related charges

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Pennsylvania man faces drug-related offenses out of Iredell County after Rowan County authorities arrested him at the Rowan ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: July 30

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • River Kyle Lowe, 21, was charged on Monday with felony possession of a controlled substance schedule II while ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

China Grove pair charged in roadside chair attack

CHINA GROVE — A man and woman have been charged for their involvement in a July 7 roadside attack where a man was struck with ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Sheriff’s office investigating suspicious vehicle fire

Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com WOODLEAF — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious vehicle fire after someone abandoned a charred Lincoln Navigator on a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Thieves hit storage unit again, taking $150,000 in T-shirts

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Thieves have once again broken into a Salisbury storage unit at American Century Home Fabric, 5200 S. Main St., ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

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