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Wednesday, 06 July 2016 05:52

Meth Charge Filed Against Maiden Man

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25-year-old Christopher Mark Conte of South D Avenue in Maiden was arrested by Newton Police Officers. He's charged with possession of methamphetamine. Conte was detained this morning (Wednesday, July 6) in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $2,500 bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today.

30-year-old Brandon Eric Watson of Justin Carlton Lane in Lenoir was arrested this morning (Wednesday, July 6) by Maiden Police Officers. He's charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving while license revoked. Watson was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $5,500 bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for Thursday (July 7).

Wednesday, 06 July 2016 05:31

Storms Pound Hickory Metro, Burke County Hit Hard

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Strong thunderstorms rolled through the Greater Hickory Metro area Tuesday afternoon, causing power outages and even more extensive problems in some areas.

According to WBTV At least three mobile homes were destroyed in Burke County. The TV station reports there were a dozen more buildings damaged and more than 50 trees came down during the deluge.  

Duke Power reported that there were still some outages this morning but they had restored power to many who were affected Tuesday afternoon and evening.

29-year-old Jamie Louis Sullivan of Spencer Road NE in Conover was arrested Tuesday (July 5) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of sell or deliver schedule IV controlled substance and possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver schedule IV controlled substance. Sullivan was confined in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $13,000 bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (Wednesday, July 6).

We have more information on recent arrests made during an initiative in Burke County entitled "Summer Campaign To Serve Warrants." In light of the normal rise of crime during the summer months, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office is aggressively serving warrants within the county. 45 warrants were served on 30 people within a three day span late in June. The Sheriff's Office issued a news release over the holiday weekend listing more suspects arrested as part of this campaign. We reported on two of those suspects Tuesday (July 5), and we've got details on two more today.

36-year-old Brandy Necole Goodwin of Shade Tree Street in Connelly Springs was arrested by Burke County Sheriff's Officers and charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and probation violation. Goodwin was jailed in Morganton under $15,000 secured bond, her next court date is July 18.

22-year-old Rodney Lamont Greenfield of Western Avenue in Morganton is charged with felony burning of certain buildings. He was placed in jail in Morganton under $15,000 secured bond. A court date for Greenfield is scheduled for August 1.

People who have pending warrants can voluntarily turn themselves in. Anyone who has any information on the location of suspects with pending warrants can contact the 911 Center or utilize Crime Stoppers by calling 828-437-3333, texting 274637 with the keyword BURKETIPS and then texting your tip, or go to www.tipsoft.com and download a free TipSubmit application to submit pictures and videos.

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 13:30

Hudson Man Charged With Felony Weapon Offense

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31-year-old Michael Brandon Beane of Maple Street in Hudson was arrested Monday (July 4) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony possession of firearm by a convicted felon. Beane was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $20,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (Tuesday, July 5).

26-year-old Matthew Eric Caparco of Serendipity Lane in Troutman was arrested last Tuesday (June 28) by Iredell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony interfering with an electronic monitoring device and misdemeanor injury to personal property. He was also charged with probation violation.    

According to a news release issued today (Tuesday, July 5) Caparco was arrested for removing his ankle monitoring device.
The Sheriff’s Office was notified last Tuesday by the office of Probation and Parole that Caparco had brought his ankle monitor in to their office. Caparco told his probation officer that the ankle monitor had fallen off his leg. However, there was obvious damage to the ankle monitor that indicated the ankle bracelet was forcibly removed.

Caparco was detained in the Iredell County Detention Center under $10,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for next Monday (July 11).

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:25

Lenoir Man Arrested On Meth Charge

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30-year-old Brian Keith Bentley of Collettsville Road in Lenoir was arrested Sunday (July 3) by Lenoir Police Officers. He's charged with possession of methamphetamine and driving while license revoked. Bentley was locked up in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $10,500 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (Tuesday, July 5).

At about ten o’clock this morning (July 5), 2016, a Sergeant with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office saw a suspicious item in the roadway near a vehicle on South Center Street, near Court Street. Statesville Police were notified and responded to the scene, as well. Center Street between Front Street and Broad Street was shut down and evacuations of nearby buildings were conducted.

The Cabarrus County Bomb Disposal Unit was called in. The Bomb Unit detonated the item on the scene, rendering it harmless. It was discovered that the item was a PVC pipe that contained papers. No bomb was found.

The scene was secured and Center Street was re-opened.

46-year-old Douglas Scott Groce was arrested last Wednesday (June 29) by Iredell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with larceny of a motor vehicle, felony larceny, felony breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, and larceny after breaking and entering.

According to a news release issued today (Tuesday, July 5) a joint investigation involving the Iredell County Sheriff's Office and Mooresville Police Department revealed that Groce allegedly forged and passed two stolen checks and attempted to pass a third stolen check. It was learned while Groce was attempting to pass the third check that the checks were stolen from a vehicle in the Mooresville area of Iredell County. The investigation also revealed that Groce had allegedly stolen a vehicle from a separate address in Mooresville.

Groce was detained in the Iredell County Jail under $45,000 total bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for Thursday (July 8). 

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