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A more than century-old home in Burke County was destroyed by fire. According to the NC FireFighters Twitter page, the Glen Alpine Fire Department responded to a house on Linville Street in Glen Alpine at approximately 2:30 a.m. Wednesday (June 26).

The NC FireFighters post says there were no injuries in the blaze. According to published reports the home was not occupied. By the time firefighters arrived at the scene the home was engulfed in flames. Eight departments responded including Glen Alpine, West End, Lake James, and Oak Hill Fire & Rescue.

The published reports say it is believed that the fire started near the back of the house. It had reportedly been standing since 1901. The cause of the blaze still is under investigation.

21-year-old Colon Dangelo was arrested Wednesday (June 26) by authorities in Burke County. He's charged with felony obtaining property by false pretense. Dangelo was arrested shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday and placed in jail in Morganton under $5,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for Friday (June 28).

22-year-old Corey Jacob Young was arrested Wednesday (June 26) by authorities in Burke County. He's charged with felony financial transaction card fraud. Young was arrested shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday and placed in jail in Morganton under $10,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for Friday (June 28).

35-year-old Amanda Bessie Mcneil of Temple Hill Church Road in Granite Falls was arrested Wednesday (June 26) by Probation and Parole Officers. She's charged with felony probation violation. Mcneil was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center where bond was set at $25,000 secured. A Superior Court date is scheduled for August 5.

30-year-old Travis Scott Krogman of Lyle Haven Drive in Conover was arrested Sunday (June 23) by Hickory Police Officers. He's charged with felony uttering a forged instrument.

On Sunday Hickory Police responded to Cubbard Express on Springs Road NE in reference to a counterfeit bill being received by the store. The suspect was still on the property when police arrived and he was arrested.

Bond for Krogman was set at $1,500 secured. No upcoming court dates were listed.

49-year-old Robin Lynn Byrum of Sam Poole Lane in Taylorsville was arrested last Friday (June 21) by Hickory Police Officers. She's charged with felony larceny along with misdemeanor counts of false report to a police station and driving while license revoked.  Bond for Byrum was set at $6,500 secured. A District Court date is set for July 17 in Thomasville.

Thursday, 27 June 2019 06:11

Lenoir Man Arrested By Hudson PD On Meth Charge

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28-year-old Tyler Hughes Owensby of Honeycomb Place in Lenoir was arrested Monday (June 24) by Hudson Police Officers. He's charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver methamphetamine. Owensby was detained in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $25,000 secured bond. His next District Court date is July 15 in Lenoir.

22-year-old Seth Andrew Mann of Charwood Street in Connelly Springs was arrested Tuesday (June 25) by Long View Police Officers. He's charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Mann was detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $750 secured bond. A District Court date was scheduled Wednesday (June 26).

A Caldwell County man has been charged in a shooting incident. 27-year-old Donovan Jamal McGill of West Avenue in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (June 26) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill.

At 2:10 a.m. Wednesday, Deputies with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting at an address on Old North Road in Lenoir. Deputies found the victim, 30-year-old Rocky Daniel Penley, suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers also found the man believed to be the shooter, Donovan Jamal McGill.

Investigators responded to the scene and it was determined that the shooting occurred in the driveway to the residence and stemmed from an argument. Penley was flown to Carolinas Medical Center where he was last reported to be in critical condition.

McGill was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $100,000 Secured Bond. He has a District Court appearance today (June 27).

Thursday, 27 June 2019 05:05

Conover Woman Charged With Drug Offenses

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41-year-old Jennifer Sue Wright of 3rd Avenue NE in Conover was arrested Tuesday (June 25) by Hickory Police Officers. She's charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Wright was arrested just before 1 a.m. Tuesday at an address on 12th Avenue NE in Hickory. Bond was set at $3,500 secured, Wright was not listed as an inmate in Catawba County today (June 27). She was scheduled to appear in District Court Wednesday (June 26).

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