58-year-old Juan Antonio Luciano of Turnberry Lane in Mooresville has been arrested by Iredell Co. Sheriff’s Officers on one felony count each of first-degree sex offense with a child and indecent liberties with a child.
He was arrested after a report was filed regarding the sexual abuse of a 12-year-old child between September and October of 2013. The investigation was turned over to Detective Jason Lowrance with the Sheriff’s Special Victims Unit. The juvenile victim was interviewed at the Dove House Child Advocacy Center where she stated that a family member sexually abused her at a home in Mooresville. Numerous other witnesses were also interviewed.
As a result of the investigation, warrants were issued and Luciano was arrested on June 22. He was placed in the Iredell Co. Detention Center under a $100,000 bond. Luciano’s next appearance in District Court was set for July 11.
22-year-old Scott Nathaniel Presnell of Arlington Circle in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (June 23) by Lenoir Police Officers. He's charged with two counts of felony breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, two counts of felony larceny after breaking and entering, and two counts of felony possession of stolen goods.
On June 3, members of the Lenoir Police Department Criminal Investigations Division conducted a search warrant on the apartment of Scott Nathaniel Presnell at 435 Arlington Circle, Apartment D, in Lenoir. This search warrant was the result of an investigation into a breaking and entering with larceny case at 435 Arlington Circle, Apartment E. During this search officers found evidence from this break-in along with evidence from several breaking and enterings to automobiles. On June 3, Presnell was arrested on the charges of felony breaking and entering, felony larceny after breaking and entering, and felony possession of stolen goods. He received a $50,000.00 secured bond.
As a result of the search of Scott Presnell’ s apartment officers were able to link him to vehicle break-ins at 419 Norwood Street in Lenoir and 510 Kentwood Street in Lenoir. Both of these incidents took place on May 19. During these incidents Presnell reportedly walked the streets and found vehicles whose doors were unlocked. Presnell then entered the unlocked vehicles and stole approximately $102 in property. As a result of these crimes warrants were obtained on Presnell for the charges mentioned at the beginning of this story, they were served on him while he was still in jail for the previous charges.
He received a court date of June 27 and an additional secured bond of $100,000. The Lenoir Police Department is continuing to investigate this matter and more charges are likely in the future.
37-year-old Billy Wayne Barrett, Jr. of 17th Street S.E. and 32-year-old Stephanie Gwynne Patrick of 16th Avenue Place N.E., both from Hickory, were arrested by Hickory Police shortly after 10 a.m. yesterday (June 23). They were each charged with one felony count each of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and maintaining a vehicle, dwelling or place for a controlled substance.
Events leading to their arrests began as Officers were working a traffic accident near the Speedway store on Springs Road N.E. Police saw a 2013 Hyundai Sonata pull into the parking lot. The Hyundai’s occupants did not get out of the vehicle. One patrol car stayed in the parking lot as Officers continued to observe the Hyundai and its occupants, who remained in the vehicle.
Officers eventually approached the Hyundai and identified the driver as Billy Barrett and the passenger as Stephanie Patrick. Officers conducted a search, leading to the discovery of a container in the vehicle’s center console. In the container were 4.3 grams of methamphetamine.
The suspects were not involved in the accident.
Both were taken into custody without incident. They were placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond for each set at $5,000, secured. First appearances in District Court were scheduled for Monday (June 27) in Newton.
27-year-old James Wesley Bare of Hartland Road in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (June 23) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony larceny and domestic violence protective order violation. Following the arrest Bare was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $10,000 secured bond on the larceny charge and no bond on the domestic violence count. A District Court appearance is scheduled for Monday (June 27).
32-year-old Amanda Gale Sloop of East 20th Street in Kannapolis was arrested today (Friday, June 24) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. She's charged with felony possession of a stolen automobile. Following the arrest, Sloop was incarcerated at the Catawba County Detention Facility under $5,000 bond. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for June 29.
51-year-old David Ray Parker was arrested today (Friday, June 24) by authorities in Burke County. He's charged with felony forced breaking and entering. Following the arrest, Parker was placed in jail in Morganton under $10,000 secured bond. A first court appearance was scheduled for today.
37-year-old Melisa Diana Triplett of Trackside Way in Hudson was arrested Thursday (June 23) in Caldwell County on charges from Burke County. She's charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver oxycodone and maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place to keep controlled substance. Triplett was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $10,000 secured bond. A Superior Court date is set for July 25.
55-year-old Roy Ulbert Cook of Stonewall Street in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (June 23) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony fail to register as a sex offender. Cook was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $25,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for Monday (June 27).
24-year-old Logan Dean Shaw who is listed as a homeless man from Newton was arrested Thursday (June 23) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of breaking and entering and larceny of a firearm along with a misdemeanor count of larceny. Shaw was locked up in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $11,000 bond. A District Court date is set for next Monday (June 27).
52-year-old Johnny Ray Hale of Holferty Road in Hickory was arrested Thursday (June 23) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with breaking and entering to a place of worship, larceny after breaking and entering, safe cracking, and being an habitual felon. Hale was confined in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $135,000 bond. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for Monday (June 27).