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40-year-old Joshua James Powell of Trailwood Drive in Sherrills Ford was arrested Monday (January 29) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with two felony counts of possession of a firearm by a felon and one felony count of possession of schedule II controlled substance. Powell is also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of stolen goods, and seven counts of failure to appear. He was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $78,500 bond. District Court appearances were scheduled for today (January 30), Friday (February 2), February 12, and February 16.

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 04:50

Drug Charges Filed Against Alexander County Man

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43-year-old Mark Wesley Clanton of Taylorsville was arrested Monday (January 29) by Alexander County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Following the arrest, Clanton was placed in jail under $10,000 secured bond. A District Court date is set for February 5.

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 04:40

Taylorsville Man Jailed On Felony Assault Charge

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40-year-old Maurice Antonio Howell of Taylorsville was arrested Monday (January 29) by Alexander County Sheriff's Officers. He was charged with felony assault inflicting serious bodily injury. Following the arrest, Howell was placed in jail under no bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for February 5.

24-year-old Jordan Nathanial Sain of Cat Square Road in Vale was arrested Monday (January 29) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and two counts of failure to appear. Sain was confined in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $5,500 bond. District Court dates are scheduled for February 19 and February 26.

Monday, 29 January 2018 14:12

Hudson Man Charged With Meth Possession

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40-year-old Robert Warren Perkey Jr. of Ruritan Club Road in Hudson was arrested Saturday (January 27) by Hudson Police Officers. He's charged with felony possession of methamphetamine along with misdemeanor counts of simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Perkey was detained in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $15,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (January 29).

35-year-old Daniel Jackie Greene of Gypsy Drive in Statesville has been arrested by Iredell Co. Sheriff’s Officers on felony charges of indecent liberties with a child, three counts of first-degree statutory sex offense on a minor by an adult, three counts of statutory rape of a child by an adult and first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

On January 21, the Sheriff’s Office took a report regarding possible sexual assaults involving an 11-year-old victim.  The child said the abuse happened between July and December 2017 at the suspect’s home.

The case was assigned to Detective Sergeant Katie Harwell of the Special Victims Unit.  The victim was interviewed at the Dove House Children’s Advocacy Center, where the child identified Daniel Jackie Greene as the suspect.

Warrants for Greene’s arrest were issued and he was taken into custody Friday (January 26).  Greene was placed in the Iredell Co. Detention Center where additional charges were filed today (January 29).  His total bond stands at $250,000, secured.  A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are anticipated.

40-year-old Larry Valentine, Jr. of 4th Street Drive N.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police shortly after 11:30 Friday morning (January 26) on four felony counts of altering or forging a title.

Valentine was taken into custody without incident at the Probation & Parole office on Government Avenue S.W. in Hickory.  He was processed at the Hickory Police Department and released under a $5,000 unsecured bond.  An appearance in District Court was scheduled today (January 29) in Newton.

Monday, 29 January 2018 11:25

Theft Of Trailer From School Under Investigation

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the theft of an enclosed trailer from the grounds of East Lincoln Middle School on NC Highway 73.

Deputies were dispatched to the school last Friday (January 26) to get information on the theft of an enclosed trailer containing drums, a vibraphone and other instruments valued at $2,900. The trailer, a 2015 Cynergy 24-foot double axle enclosed trailer, was valued at $5,500. The trailer was black and had a South Carolina tag reading UP34516.

The instruments in the trailer belonged to an individual and two schools, Weddington and Marvin Ridge High Schools. Anyone with information about the thefts on location of the stolen trailer and musical instruments are asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050, the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202, or Lincolnton/Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.

Monday, 29 January 2018 06:06

Catawba Man Charged With Felony Drug Offense

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56-year-old Ellis Eugene Anderson of Oxford School Road in Catawba was arrested Sunday (January 28) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Anderson was detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $20,000 bond. A District Court date was set for today (January 29).

An armed robbery at a Burke County business is under investigation. Last Wednesday (January 24) at approximately 10:30 p.m., deputies with the Burke County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Dollar General at 315 South Center Street in Hildebran in reference to an armed robbery. The caller said that the suspect had taken money and left the store on foot.

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) responded and began collecting evidence and conducting interviews. The caller told officers that at the end of her shift that she and a coworker were locking the door to leave when a man wearing a white mask came up behind them and pointed a gun. The suspect demanded that they re-enter the store. Once inside, the suspect took money and left on foot.

The suspect was a tall slender male and was believed to be an African American. He was wearing dark colored pants, a white mask, and a black hoodie pulled over his head and black shoes. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at 828-438-5500 or Morganton/Burke Crimestoppers at 828-437-3333. All Crimestoppers tips are anonymous, and anyone with information leading to an arrest may receive a cash reward.

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