The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, 24-year-old Brooke Mashay Tollie. Ms. Tollie may suffer from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.
She was last seen at a residence on Riverview Acres in Marion. Ms. Tollie is a white female. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 140 pounds. She has short, blonde hair and green eyes.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Brooke Mashay Tollie should call the McDowell Co. Sherriff's Office at 828-652-4000.
57-year-old Ernest Cleveland Woods of 2nd Street S.W. in Hickory was arrested Friday (May 24) by Hickory Police Officers on two felony counts of breaking and entering a vehicle.
He was originally arrested in connection to an incident in December 2018. Officers took Woods into custody after receiving a call in reference to a suspect that was breaking into vehicles at a business on Main Avenue S.W.
He was taken into custody Friday without incident at a residence on S Center Street in Hickory and was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Center and has since been released under an $8,000 unsecured bond. He was scheduled to appear in Superior Court yesterday (May 28).
27-year-old Jason Dakota Campbell of Lower Lane in Taylorsville was arrested Saturday (May 25) by Hickory Police Officers. He's charged with one felony count of larceny of a motor vehicle.
Campbell was served with an indictment out of Burke County and was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $9,000, secured. A Superior Court appearance was scheduled for July 22.
19-year-old Quincy Harold Michael of Whitetail Circle in Conover was arrested Sunday (May 26) by Hickory Police Officers on one felony count of breaking and entering a vehicle. He's also charged with one misdemeanor count of larceny.
A warrant was issued for Michael's arrest after Officers responded to a call in reference to a larceny that occurred in October 2018 at a restaurant on Highway 70 S.E. Michael was identified as the suspect when Officers received information that the stolen phone had been sold at a video game store.
Michael was arrested without incident at a residence on 20th Street N.E. in Hickory and was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $6,500 secured bond. A Superior Court appearance was scheduled yesterday (May 28) in Newton.
73-year-old Nancy Diane Bookout of Rockingham was arrested recently by Alexander County Sheriff's Officers on single felony counts of possession of a controlled substance on prison premises and providing contraband to an inmate. Bookout was jailed under a $25,000 bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for June 3.
39-year-old Harold Troy Little Jr. of Taylorsville was arrested last Wednesday (May 22) by Alexander County Sheriff's Officers on single felony counts of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and trafficking a controlled substance. He's also charged with one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Little was placed in jail with bond set at $60,000, secured. A District Court appearance was scheduled for June 3.
25-year-old Kristen Jewel Ellis was arrested Tuesday (May 28) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. She's charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill and misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.
According to published reports, the charges are in connection to an incident on May 17, previously reported by WHKY, in which three people were reportedly brought to the hospital following an incident at a Morganton home.
Reports said that a man who was living at the home was shot, a woman was reportedly stabbed, and another man was shot and stabbed. The three people involved were taken to the hospital where they were treated. Ellis was placed in jail in Morganton where she was being held under $80,000 secured bond. A District Court date was scheduled today (May 29).
The Lenoir Police Department is investigating multiple cases of reported overdoses from this past weekend. One person reportedly died as a result of one of those overdoses. The first reported case was on Saturday (May 25) and the most recent incident was Monday (May 27). There were a total of seven victims at six different locations. Investigators are still trying to determine if these incidents are related and to what extent.
On Monday officers from the Lenoir Police Department responded to an address on Maple Place in Lenoir for a report of overdose. Upon arriving on the scene officers located two overdose victims. One of those victims died at the scene from the apparent overdose.
The investigation into these incidents is ongoing. A news release from the Lenoir Police Department says it is too early in the investigation to have an identification of the specific substances involved, however illicit drug use is suspected in most of the cases.
Anyone with information relating to this or any other crime is asked to contact the Lenoir/Caldwell County Crime Stoppers at 758-8300 or the Lenoir Police Department at 757-2100.
A Hickory man has been charged with assaulting and robbing a Taylorsville man. The suspect and victim men met at the Lincoln County Walking Trail in the 2600 block of Laboratory Road in Lincolnton last Wednesday (May 22). 18-year-old Ethan Trent Roten of Roten Road in Hickory is charged with felony common law robbery.
The 34-year-old victim, who had met the man on a social dating website, agreed to meet with the suspect at approximately 4:00 a.m. last Wednesday. The victim told deputies that after the two met in a parking lot they walked down the trail for about five minutes before going through a wooded area to the South Fork River. They sat on the river bank talking until the suspect said he needed to go to the restroom.
The suspect walked behind the victim and struck him in the left side of the face. The victim blacked out for a short period of time and when he woke up he saw the suspect running down the path where they were walking.
The victim said the suspect took his cap and head light, $300 in cash and vape pen and tubes. Because he was not familiar with the area he drove around for about 30 minutes before stopping at a convenience store in the 1400 block of East Main Street in Lincolnton. Law enforcement and Lincoln County EMS were dispatched to the scene. The victim was treated on the scene then transferred to Atrium – Lincoln for additional treatment for a laceration over his eye.
A photograph of the suspect was located and distributed to the media. This resulted in law enforcement receiving tips from the public that led to charges being filed against Roten. Roten was arrested in Burke County Saturday (May 25) and was placed in jail under a $20,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (May 29).
38-year-old Michael Scott Henderson of Cheatham Ford Road in Hiddenite was arrested Tuesday (May 28) by Catawba Police Officers. He's charged on a bill of indictment with felony habitual breaking and entering. Henderson was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $10,000 bond. A Superior Court appearance was scheduled today (May 29).
44-year-old Her Yang of Clarence Towery Circle in Hildebran was arrested today (May 28) by Hickory Police Officers. He's charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Yang was arrested at approximately 2:30 this morning at an address on Springs Road NE in Hickory. He was detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $15,000 secured bond. A District Court date is set for Wednesday (May 29).
36-year-old Christopher James Shuford of 10th Avenue SE in Hickory was arrested Saturday (May 25) by Hickory Police Officers. He's charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule II controlled substance.
Hickory Police conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot across from Terrace Hills near 11th Avenue Drive SE. During the stop, 13.7 grams of crack cocaine was found. Shuford was arrested and a second suspect was charged on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.
Shuford's bond was set at $16,000 secured. He was not listed as an inmate in Catawba County as of today (May 28). A District Court date is scheduled for June 4 in Newton.
36-year-old Nicholas Aundrey Propst of 1st Avenue SW in Hickory was arrested Monday (May 27) by Hickory Police Officers. He's charged with felony counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle, possession of schedule II controlled substance, and possession of a firearm by a felon. Propst was arrested without incident at 12:30 a.m. Monday at an address on Highway 321 NW. He was confined at the Catawba County Detention Facility, where he remained this afternoon (May 28), under $30,000 secured bond. A District Court date is set for Wednesday (May 29).
31-year-old Amberlee Lynn Ingram of Wildwood Road in Lenoir was arrested by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers Friday (May 24) on one felony count of involuntary manslaughter and one misdemeanor failure to appear. Ingram was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center with bond set at $85,000, secured. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (May 28).