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A McDowell County woman wanted for breaking into a Nebo residence was captured in Burke County due to a Crime Stoppers tip. 30-year-old Candice Nicole Wing whose address is listed as Fleming Avenue in Marion, was arrested by Burke County Sheriff’s Deputies after they received information that she was staying on Jenkins Road in Morganton. Wing was a fugitive from McDowell County and was wanted on multiple felony charges.

According to court records, Wing is charged with felony counts of larceny of a motor vehicle, breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, and obtaining property by false pretense. She's also charged with misdemeanor counts of injury to real property, failure to appear on a misdemeanor charge, and driving while license revoked. She has District Court dates scheduled in Marion on February 18, February 20, and March 18.

It is believed that Wing broke into a residence on Paradise Circle in Nebo between January 3 and January 6 and removed a washer and dryer, a grandfather clock, and money. The total value of everything taken is $7,600.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 04:11

Hudson Man Charged With Sex Offense

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46-year-old Joshua Lee Lumpkins of Rockwood Court in Hudson was arrested Monday (February 11) by Hudson Police Officers. He's charged with felony statutory sex offense with a child by an adult. Lumpkins was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $100,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (February 12).

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 03:54

New Name Added To Burke County Most Wanted List

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There's a new name on the Burke County most wanted list.

25-year-old Justin Matthew Browning was added to the list over the weekend. He's wanted on felony counts of breaking and entering, larceny, possession of stolen goods or property, breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, and financial card theft. Browning's last known address was 8852 Spring Meadow Drive in Hickory.

24-year-old Brianna Dawn Perry is still being sought by authorities in Burke County. She's wanted for felony counts of breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, and possession of stolen goods or property. Perry's last known address was 102 Ashe Street in Rhodhiss. She was added to the most wanted list December 21, 2018.

40-year-old Ronald Lee Staten also remains on the Burke County most wanted list. He's charged with felony larceny. the last known address for Staten was 2507 Melvin Propst Road in Morganton. He was added to the most wanted list November 2, 2018.

You can see the entire list of suspects wanted by authorities in Burke County at If you have any information on any of the suspects on the list, call the Sheriff's Office at 828-438-5500. You can also e-mail information to If you'd like to submit an anonymous tip you can do so through Morganton-Burke Crime Stoppers, their number is 828-437-3333.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 03:40

Missing Man Sought By Authorities

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who went missing from a residence in western Lincoln County.

33-year-old Justin Wayne Anthony, whose last known address was on Calvary Church Road in Lincolnton, was last seen running from the 1500 block of J. Rhyne Reep Road in Vale, after Lincoln County EMS was called to check him for a possible injury due to a fall. The incident occurred Sunday (February 10) at around 11:00 p.m.

Deputies searched the area around that location but could not find Anthony. Detectives also searched a nearby area Monday (February 11) but could not locate the missing man. He is described as a white male, 5'7" weighing around 145 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information on Anthony’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050 or the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202.

37-year-old Justin Adam Powell of Gray, Tennessee was arrested by Hickory Police at about ten o'clock last night (February 10) on three felony counts of obtaining property by false pretense and one felony count of possession of a schedule III controlled substance. He also faces misdemeanor counts of shoplifting with concealment of goods and second-degree trespass.

He was arrested after Police responded to a shoplifting call at the Walmart store on Highway 70 S.E. During the incident, Officers found 48 dosage units of Subutex on Powell's person. He was also served with warrants from Watauga County for obtaining property by false pretense.

Powell was taken into custody without incident and placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $25,500 secured bond. District Court dates were scheduled today and for March 22.

Ronald Eugene Adams of Millers Creek has been arrested by Alexander Co. Sheriff's Officers on three counts of first-degree statutory sex offense with a child under 13 and 13 counts of indecent liberties with a child.

He was arrested last Wednesday (February 6) after a lengthy joint investigation involving Wilkes County Detectives and Investigators from Alexander County. The incidents leading to his arrest occurred in Alexander County between 2013 and 2014. Investigators interviewed Adams Wednesday. He was arrested following that interview.

Adams was placed in the Alexander Co. Detention Center under a $1.5-million secured bond. He was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court today (February 11) in Taylorsville.

The case remains under investigation.

The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office has released more information in connection to a shooting that left two people dead Saturday (February 9).

At about noon Saturday, Alexander County 9-1-1 took a call in reference to two deceased individuals in a residence on Mount Wesley Church Road in the Stony Point community. Stony Point first responders and Sheriff's Officers arrived at the residence and found two white male victims with multiple gunshot wounds. They were found in different areas inside the residence. The deceased have been identified as 38-year-old Chad Lee Kennedy of the residence and 57-year-old Mark Jefferson Furey of Taylorsville.

Four neighbors near the residence told Investigators that a person had been knocking on their mobile home doors and on the sides of their mobile homes at at about 1 a.m. Saturday. Investigators are attempting to locate the individual who was knocking on the residences and encourages that person to contact the Sheriff’s Office.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call the Sheriff’s Office at 828-632-1111 or Alexander County Crime Stoppers at 828-632-8555.

21-year-old Ronnie Christopher Daniels of Sharpes Circle in Charlotte was arrested by Catawba Co. Sheriff's Officers Saturday (February 9) on a felony warrant as a fugitive awaiting extradition to another state. He was also served a bill of indictment for possession of a firearm by a felon.

Daniels is wanted by the Sheriff's Office in Fulton County, Georgia for a probation violation. He is on probation following an October 2017 conviction for felony possession of cocaine. Probation Officers have not made contact with Daniels since October of last year, nor has he paid court-ordered fees.

Following his arrest Saturday, Daniels was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $24,000, secured. A District Court appearance on the fugitive warrant was scheduled today (February 11) with a Superior Court date on the firearms charge coming up tomorrow, both in Newton.

Monday, 11 February 2019 09:41

Lenoir Teen Arrested On Felony Charge

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18-year-old Scott Walker Poarch of Taylor Farm Road in Lenoir was arrested Friday (February 8) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony speeding to elude arrest. Poarch was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $25,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is set for Wednesday (February 13).

29-year-old Duane Francis Delehanty, Jr. of Grace View Place in Granite Falls was arrested Friday (February 8) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony speeding to elude arrest. Delehanty was detained in the Caldwell County Detention Center Under $25,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for Wednesday (February 13).

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