20-year-old Joshua Ernest Robinson of South Center Street in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early this morning (June 19) on one felony count of robbery with firearms or other dangerous weapons and possession of a stolen motor vehicle. He was also charged with resisting, delaying or obstructing a public officer.
He was arrested after Officers responded last night to a reported robbery outside the Sears store in Hickory’s Valley Hills Mall. The victim said two black males stole his vehicle from the parking lot. One suspect, Joshua Robinson, was later identified and arrested. The other suspect remains at large.
Robinson was taken into custody without incident just after 2 a.m. today on the 900 block of 1st Street S.W. in Hickory. He was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $150,000 secured bond. An appearance in District Court was set for June 26 in Newton.
42-year-old Murphy Scott Mcleod of Lakeview Acres Drive in Valdese was arrested Sunday (June 18) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with possession of controlled substance on prison or jail premises and possession of methamphetamine. Mcleod was detained in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $30,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (June 19).
48-year-old Brenda Yates Gunnells Kent of Cameo Lane in Lenoir was arrested Saturday (June 17) by Lenoir Police Officers. She's charged on a bill of indictment with felony break or enter a motor vehicle, and misdemeanor counts of larceny and injury to personal property. Kent was confined in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $10,000 secured bond. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for July 24.
41-year-old Bradley Dwayne Davis of Monroe Street in Statesville turned himself in this morning (June 19) at the Hickory Police Department. Davis was wanted in connection to the shooting death of 37-year-old Shamar Rashad Wilson of Hickory.
The incident occurred at about 2 a.m. Saturday (June 17) outside Alessio’s Lounge on North Center Street in Hickory. Davis is charged with murder. He was accompanied by his attorney when he turned himself in at about 9 a.m. today.
Davis has been jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility where he is being held without bond. He will make a first appearance in court tomorrow.
41-year-old Jamie Michael Deal of U.S. 70 West in Morganton was arrested Saturday (June 17) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with possession of methamphetamine. Deal was locked up in the Caldwell County Detention Facility under $10,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (June 19).
A man was reportedly killed in a house fire in Catawba County. According to published reports, a man believed to be in his 50s was found in the burning home on Gilly Road in Maiden Sunday night (June 18). The published reports say Firefighters arrived at the scene at approximately 10:45 p.m. to a home on Gilly Road where black smoke was seen.
After extinguishing the flames, firefighters found the body. The reports say a woman who also lived at the home was not there at the time of the blaze. The victim's name had not been released, the cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Morganton Department of Public Safety was seeking assistance in finding a man. 40-year-old David Richard Cable was last seen in the area of East Union Street and Kirksey Drive in Morganton. He is possibly injured and needing assistance. If anyone has had contact with Mr. Cable or has a way to contact him you are asked to contact Morganton Public Safety at 828-438-5290 or email email@example.com. Police would like to ensure he is okay at this time. An extensive search was launched over the weekend in the area of East Fleming Drive, East Union Street, Kirksey Drive and Burke Drive.
36-year-old Sherry Elizabeth Gurley of Erin Place in Hudson was arrested Saturday (June 17) by Hudson Police Officers. She's charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule II controlled substance. Gurley was detained in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $15,000 secured bond. A District Court date was set for today (June 19).
31-year-old Brian Keith Greene of Enlos Place in Lenoir was arrested Friday (June 16) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of sell or deliver schedule I controlled substance and maintain a vehicle, dwelling, or place to keep controlled substance. Greene was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $40,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (June 19).
Hickory City Council meets in regular session Tuesday night (June 20).
Under new business there will be a departmental report on the mobile food vendor policy. City staff is requesting council's consideration of guidelines to allow permitted mobile food vendors to operate in certain city parks and identified parking lots in downtown Hickory. In addition, under new business, there will be a report presented in which staff requests that council considers rescinding the current policy which allows pushcarts to operate on Union Square due to the fact that it conflicts with the proposed mobile food vendor policy. Also, under new business, council will vote on the updated Green Park Neighborhood Plan.
Under reaffirmation and ratification of second readings council will consider the approval of an agreement for a condition assessment for the Highway 127 & Moose Club Force Main Project. In addition, council will vote on a contract in the amount of $218,224.26 for construction engineering and inspection services related to the Falling Creek Bridge Replacement Project. There are five items listed under second readings and all were approved unanimously on first reading.
Council will also hear a presentation from Catawba Valley Community College President Garrett Hinshaw on the K-64 program during Tuesday's meeting. Tomorrow's meeting gets underway at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Julian G. Whitener Municipal Building, 76 North Center Street in Hickory.
38-year-old Michael Arlie Tarter of Harris Bridge Road in Statesville was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony assault by strangulation, violation of pretrial release conditions, and misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon.
Last Tuesday (June 13) a Detective with the Special Victim’s Unit was following up on a domestic violence incident that occurred last Monday (June 12). Michael Tarter was initially charged with assault on a female and given a $1500 bond after his initial appearance, he was also given pretrial release conditions ordering him to have no contact with the victim. The Detective followed up with the victim in this incident and discovered that the victim had in fact been strangled with a belt and that Tarter had also attempted to contact the victim while in the Detention Center.
The Detective then filed the additional charges against Tarter. His total bond amount is now $9500 secured. District Court appearances are scheduled for July 3 and July 10.
17-year-old Daniel Hugh Dockery of Radio Road in Charlotte was arrested Sunday (June 18) by Lincoln County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with one felony count each of possession with the intent to manufacture schedule VI controlled substance, possession with the intent to manufacture schedule II controlled substance, and speeding to elude arrest. He was also charged with one misdemeanor count apiece of no operator’s license, possession of drug paraphernalia, larceny, and possession of stolen goods.
According to a news release from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, the arrest followed an early Sunday morning theft from the Walmart at 7131 NC 73 Hwy led to a chase down NC Highway 16 before the vehicle crashed in Gaston County. First Sergeant Steve Grinell was in a nearby business parking lot when the call was broadcast from the Lincoln County Communications Center at around 2:20 a.m. The dispatcher said that a gold in color SUV was leaving the Walmart parking lot after taking BB guns, CO2 cartridges and ammunition from the store.
Sgt. Grinell got behind the vehicle as it exited the Walmart parking lot on to Highway 73 and then onto Highway 16. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle with lights and siren but the suspect vehicle increased speed. When the vehicle approached the Highway 273 exit in Gaston County the driver of the suspect vehicle lost control and crashed into a guard rail. Two other Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies arrived on the scene and assisted in getting the four occupants out of the SUV.
All of the occupants were transported by Gaston County EMS to the hospital for treatment because they were under the age of 18-years-old. Gaston County Fire and a Gaston County unit of the State Highway Patrol assisted with the investigation. Deputies recovered three stolen BB pistol boxes, one BB pistol, two boxes of co2 cartridges and a container with 2,400 BB pellets from the vehicle and the median where the wreck occurred. Deputies also seized 80 xanax pills and 11 grams of marijuana packaged for sale.
Dockery was placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $20,000 secured bond with a first appearance in Lincoln County District Court scheduled for today (June 19).
A man is being sought in a fatal shooting in Hickory over the weekend. The suspect has been named by the Hickory Police Department and a warrant has been issued for him.
Saturday (June 17) at approximately 2:01 a.m. Hickory Police responded to a report of shots fired at Frankie’s Pizza/Alessio’s Lounge on North Center Street. Upon arrival, officers found one victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the parking lot who was transported to Frye Regional Medical Center by Catawba County EMS.
The victim had been a patron of Alessio’s Lounge prior to the shooting taking place outside of the business. There is no known connection at this time between the victim and suspect, but this incident does not appear to be a random act of violence. The victim, 37-year-old Shamar Rashad Wilson of Hickory was pronounced deceased after arriving to and being treated at Frye Regional Medical Center.
A warrant has been issued charging 41-year-old Bradley Dwayne Davis of 539 Monroe Street in Statesville with murder in connection with the Saturday morning incident. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Bradley Dwayne Davis is urged to contact the Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551. The Hickory Police Department is continuing this investigation and asks anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has information about the incident to contact Inv. D. Bailey at 828-261-2687 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A fatal shooting is being investigated by the Hickory Police Department.
According to a news release, this morning (Saturday, June 17) at approximately 2:01 a.m. Hickory Police responded to a report of shots fired at Frankie’s Pizza/Alessio’s Lounge on North Center Street. Upon arrival, officers located one victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the parking lot who was transported to Frye Regional Medical Center by Catawba County EMS.
The victim had been a patron of Alessio’s Lounge prior to the shooting taking place outside of the business. There is no known connection at this time between the victim and suspect, but this incident does not appear to be a random act of violence.
The victim, 37-year-old Shamar Rashad Wilson of Hickory was pronounced deceased after arriving to and being treated at Frye Regional Medical Center.
The Hickory Police Department is continuing this investigation and asks anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact Inv. D. Bailey at 828-261-2687 or email@example.com.