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35-year-old Eric Daniel Barnes of Hickory was arrested by Alexander County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of assault by strangulation, second degree kidnapping, and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury. According to information released today (August 1) by the Sheriff's Office, Barnes was arrested on July 20 and placed in jail under $250,000 secured bond. His next District Court appearance is scheduled for August 14.

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 10:09

Newton Man Charged With Possessing Stolen Vehicle

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28-year-old Michael Anthony Alvarez of West 10th Street in Newton was arrested today (August 1) by Newton Police Officers. He's charged with possession of a stolen motor vehicle, resisting a public officer, and misdemeanor larceny. Alvarez was detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $5,500 bond. District Court appearances were scheduled for today and September 29.

39-year-old Edlyn Richard Johnson of Elgin Street in Granite Falls was arrested Monday (July 31) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony speeding to elude arrest. Johnson was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $20,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for August 21.

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 05:46

Meth Possession Charge Filed Against Hudson Man

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22-year-old Monte Eugene Eaker of Carriage Lane in Hudson was arrested Monday (July 31) by Hudson Police Officers. He's charged with possession of methamphetamine and simple possession of marijuana. Eaker was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $15,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for August 21.

59-year-old Russell Alan Bryson of Springlawn Way in Asheville was arrested last Friday (July 28) by Burke County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied property.

Tamara Latrice Fleming and Terrel Jamaul Avery, both from Morganton, reported an argument occurred near Jamestown Road and I-40 on Friday at approximately 7:24 p.m. Russell Alan Bryson allegedly pulled out a firearm in the presence of Fleming and Avery. Bryson left in a vehicle headed west on I-40 while Fleming and Avery followed him in a separate vehicle while they were calling 911.

Near the Kathy Road exit, Bryon reportedly pulled a handgun and shot into the front of Fleming and Avery's vehicle. Fleming and Avery were not struck. Bryson was stopped by a McDowell County Deputy near mile marker 77 on I-40. A Burke County Deputy responded to the scene and arrested Bryson. Two handguns and ammunition were seized from Bryson’s vehicle. Bryson was released on a $10,000 unsecured bond, he was scheduled to make a first court appearance on Monday (July 31). The investigation is continuing.

24-year-old Jordan Christopher Bingham of NE Plantation Drive in Lenoir was arrested Monday (July 31) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony possession of a stolen firearm. In addition, Bingham is charged with fail to comply with non support and probation violation. Bingham was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $26,300 total bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (August 1).

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 05:10

Caldwell County Duo Charged With Meth Trafficking

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22-year-old Tony Aaron Ferguson and 22-year-old Kirsten Leighann Goble, both of the same Eberle Way, Hudson address, were arrested Monday (July 31) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. They're each charged with trafficking in methamphetamine. Following their arrests, Ferguson and Goble were detained in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $75,000 secured bond apiece. They were both scheduled to make first appearances in District Court today (August 1) in Lenoir.

44-year-old Kimberly Fuller McCabe of Old Salem Lane in Lincolnton was arrested Monday (July 31) by Lincolnton Police Officers. She's charged with attempted felony obtaining property by false pretense.

On Monday at approximately 12:00 p.m., patrol units with the Lincolnton Police Department responded to Walmart at 306 North General’s Blvd for a possible fraud report. Upon arrival, officers made contact with management of Walmart who said that a suspect was attempting to return merchandise that was stolen from the store. Officers located the suspect still on the scene, she was identified as Kimberly Fuller McCabe.

McCabe was arrested without incident and the merchandise was documented and returned to Walmart. McCabe was given a $10,000 secured bond. She was scheduled to appear in District Court today (August 1). McCabe has prior convictions for felony larceny, second degree trespassing, and filing a false police report. McCabe is also currently on probation for her convictions.

17-year-old Kenneth Marcel Gregory of Statesville Road in Charlotte was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with 56 counts of breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, 20 counts of misdemeanor larceny, five counts of larceny of a firearm, one count of felony larceny and one count of larceny of a motor vehicle.

From Tuesday, May 16 to Wednesday, June 14 2017 multiple reports were made to the Sheriff’s Office regarding vehicles being broken into in the Troutman and Mooresville area. Detectives were able to gather information from the various reports and door to door neighborhood canvassing that the suspect(s) were targeting mostly unlocked vehicles and stealing anything of value left in the unlocked vehicles. Home owners provided home surveillance video of a male suspect using a hooded jacket to help conceal his identity as he entered the vehicles.

Detectives learned that a stolen credit card was used just hours after some of the crimes were committed. Detectives were able to find out that one of the locations the credit card was used was a convenience store in Charlotte. The business worked with Detectives to get the video of the suspect that used the card.

The video footage showed a Jeep Renegade that was already listed as being involved in multiple vehicle breaking and entering cases in the Mooresville area. The suspect, later identified as Kenneth Marcel Gregory, was seen getting out of the Jeep Renegade and entering the business to make the purchase with the stolen credit card.   

Gregory was arrested and placed in jail under $200,000.00 secured bond. He has District Court dates scheduled for Thursday (August 3) and August 17.

30-year-old Jamie Marie Reich, also known as Jamie Marie Sigmon, of Oxford School Road in Catawba was arrested Monday (July 31) by Hickory Police Officers. She's charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle, simple possession of schedule II & III controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Reich was taken into custody without incident shortly before noon yesterday at a retail store on Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard S.E. She was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $16,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (August 1) in Newton.

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