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Blotter: Police looking into theft of tires from truck at Cloninger Ford

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police are looking into the theft of three tires from a pickup truck at Cloninger Ford after a security ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Walker.

China Grove man charged with assault, kidnapping after argument over cellphone

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — A Salisbury man remains in the Rowan County Detention Center today after he was accused of assaulting a ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Teens charged with armed robbery of two pizza deliverymen

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two teens face felony robbery charges after deputies say the two ordered pizza and other food items using a ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Two charged with altering gun’s serial number

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com Amhad Tyrick Bates and Keenen Isiah Cowan, both 22, were charged with felony possession of marijuana, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Blotter: East Spencer man remains in jail after assaulting woman

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An East Spencer man remains in the county jail after being accused of assaulting a woman by placing a ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Two arrested, charged after domestic assault in vehicle

Salisbury police arrested and charged one man and one woman after an investigation revealed a domestic assault between the two. According to a department report, ... Read more

6 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Search warrant: Cohen shown on surveillance video at time of fire

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury businessman accused of setting fire to a business told police he was home at the time of ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Officers witness road rage incident in Walmart parking lot, driver charged

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged with reckless driving and other offenses after two police officers witnessed him driving erratically ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Police are looking into early morning shooting

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police are investigating the shooting of a local man after they received a 911 hang-up call from a South ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man robbed at gunpoint after ATM withdrawal

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning after he withdrew hundreds of dollars from a convenience ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Investigators still looking into what started Salisbury Millwork fire

SALISBURY — A day after Salisbury businessman Thomas Miller Cohen was charged and accused of setting fire to a local business, Salisbury fire investigators say ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Feb. 18

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A backpack blower was stolen on Thursday from a home in the 1100 block ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Woman charged with fleeing traffic stop, assaulting police officer

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Patricia Anne Tingler, 36, of Salisbury, was charged Saturday in connection to a Friday incident when she allegedly attempted ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

One charged in connection with Sunday fire on Corporate Circle

SALISBURY — Businessman Thomas Miller “Tommy” Cohen, 60, was charged Sunday with a felony burning other buildings, felony breaking and or entering and felony larceny ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Man robbed at gunpoint, carjacked

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police say a 62-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint by two women that he met behind a building on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Probation search leads to new child pornography charges for China Grove man

CHINA GROVE — A China Grove man faces felony sex offense charges related to child pornography after his home was searched as part of his ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man charged with ecstasy, cocaine possession months after vehicle stop

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local man has been charged with cocaine and ecstasy possession months after a 2019 traffic stop where police ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man accused of rape turns himself in, says he’s innocent

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man accused of rape and kidnapping on Thursday turned himself in to authorities after being placed on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Woman the victim of fraud after PayPal password change

A woman reported a fraud by wire, computer or electronic manipulation to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday. The 32-year-old woman received an email ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

China Grove father charged with assaulting son with knife

CHINA GROVE — A 20-year-old man called 911 to report he had been assaulted by his father Tuesday night. Kevin Anthony Head, 43, was charged ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Blotter: Vandals leave damage behind at Gold Hill Mines Historical Park

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com   Gold Hill Mines Historical Park reported on Monday the establishment was the victim of vandalism at the park, located at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man charged in January armed robbery

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged this week with the January armed robbery and shooting of a man at the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Lt. Gov. Forest tells Rowan County gathering law enforcement is top priority

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, a Republican candidate for governor, had a message for law enforcement at a Tuesday town ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Salisbury police looking into vehicle break-ins, thefts

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury police are cautioning residents to take personal items out of vehicles and warning against leaving vehicles idle to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man faces numerous charges after traffic stop

A Salisbury man was arrested following a traffic stop on Salisbury Highway in Statesville on Feb. 8. According to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, Sergeant ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Two vehicles broken into at Innes Street Market

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury Police say it appears that two vehicle break-ins at Innes Street Market shopping center maybe connected. A jacket ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan man sought on rape charges added to Sheriff’s most wanted list

WOODLEAF — A Woodleaf man is being sought by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on charges of second-degree forcible rape and kidnapping, according to information ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Mother calls police to remove teenage son, is charged with abuse

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury mother is facing child abuse charges after she called police to remove her teenage son from the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

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