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We have more information regarding the arrest of a suspect on multiple drug trafficking charges. 29-year-old Timothy Joseph "TJ" McCall of Littlejohn Church Road in Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (November 21) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with two counts of trafficking methamphetamine by possession, two counts of trafficking methamphetamine by transportation, and single counts of trafficking opiates by possession, trafficking opiates by transportation, maintain a vehicle to keep or store controlled substances, fleeing to elude arrest, resist, delay or obstruct an officer, failure to stop for a stop sign, and possession of drug paraphernalia. We first reported on McCall's arrest on WHKY Wednesday (November 23).

According to a news release, McCall was charged with the drug trafficking violations by the Ice Unit after a brief vehicle and foot chase. On Tuesday, McCall was arrested at the close of a month long drug investigation. During the course of this investigation, narcotic agents seized approximately one-quarter pound of methamphetamine, 15 oxycodone pills, a 2001 Toyota Four-Runner, and assorted drug paraphernalia. The drugs seized from McCall followed several undercover buys and two separate covert operations, which resulted in McCall being located while he was traveling in his vehicle carrying methamphetamine and oxycodone pills. The drugs seized have a street value of $16,590 according to North Carolina State Drug Guidelines.        

McCall was detained in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $1,000,000 secured bond. His next District Court appearance on the charges is scheduled for December 12.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 13:29

Cocaine Charge Filed Against Hickory Man

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30-year-old Brandon Torray Colbert of 8th Avenue SE in Hickory was arrested today (November 22) by Hickory Police Officers. He's charged with felony possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce. Colbert was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $5,000 bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for next Monday (November 27).

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 13:22

Man Arrested In Burke County On Vehicle Theft Charge

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35-year-old Steven Lee Michael was arrested Tuesday (November 22) by Burke County Sheriff's Officers. He was apprehended on a charge of felony larceny of a motor vehicle. Michael was being held in jail in Morganton on that charge and previously filed counts under a total secured bond of $30,000. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for January 8.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 13:08

Lenoir Man Charged With Multiple Felony Offenses

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22-year-old Tresean Caron Dula of Staircase Road in Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (November 21) by Lenoir Police Officers. He's charged with felony counts of obtain property by false pretense and possession of stolen goods. Dula was given a custody release. He has a District Court appearance scheduled for next Monday (November 27) in Lenoir.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 12:53

Suspect Arrested In Connection To String Of Break-ins

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a suspect in connection with several break-ins in the Lincoln Forest subdivision near Highway 150 east of Lincolnton early Monday morning (November 20).

The Lincoln County Communication Center began receiving calls about multiple residential burglaries and vehicle break-in that occurred in the 2300 block of Kings Grant Road and 2600 block of Queen’s Road. During the investigation multiple neighboring residents provided video footage of the suspect in the area. That information led to the identification of 18-year-old Caleb Wynn Loper of Leeping Brook Road in Lincolnton, who lives in the same neighborhood where the break-ins occurred.

Loper was taken into custody on Tuesday (November 21) and charged with two felony counts of first degree burglary, felony larceny, felony possession of stolen goods, four felony counts of breaking and entering a motor vehicle, and one misdemeanor count of breaking and entering.

Loper was taken before a Lincoln County magistrate and placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under an $85,000 secured bond. He was scheduled to appear in court today (November 22) Lincoln County District Court.

38-year-old David Arrex Burleson was arrested Tuesday (November 21) by Burke County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. Burleson was being held in jail in Morganton under $205,000 secured bond. He has Superior Court dates January 2 and January 8.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 11:05

Maiden Man Indicted On Multiple Charges

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36-year-old Brian Lee Maynor of Stubbs Place in Maiden was arrested today (November 22) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged on a bill of indictment with identity theft, obtaining property by false pretense, and resisting a public officer. Maynor was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $70,000 bond. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for January 22.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 09:18

Meth Possession Among Charges Filed Against Hickory Man

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24-year-old Adam Kyle Ramsey of Mitchell Drive in Hickory was arrested Tuesday (November 21) by Hickory Police Officers. He's charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a stolen motor vehicle, preparation to break or enter a motor vehicle by possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license revoked, and failure to appear on a count of driving while license revoked. Ramsey was detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $22,500 bond. District Court dates are scheduled for next Monday (November 27) and January 4.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 06:16

Lenoir Teenager Charged With Vehicle Theft

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18-year-old Blakelynn Paige Young of Clarks Chapel Road in Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (November 21) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. She's charged with felony larceny of a motor vehicle. Young's bond was set at $3,000 secured. A District Court appearance is scheduled for next Monday (November 27) in Lenoir.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 06:06

Man Charged With Identity Theft, Fraud

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46-year-old Stephen Todd Lipe of Clontz Hill Road in Troutman was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of identity theft, financial card theft, and financial card transaction fraud, along with a misdemeanor count of unauthorized use of motor vehicle.

Iredell County Criminal Investigations Detectives were contacted about Stephen Todd Lipe using a vehicle without permission and asked to assist the owner with locating the vehicle. Further investigation led to the discovery that Lipe was also using a debit card belonging to the vehicle owner to make cash withdrawals at area ATM machines as well as to purchase various items at convenience stores. Detectives and Patrol Deputies recovered the vehicle, which was still in the suspect's possession.

Lipe was placed in the Iredell County Detention Center under $4,500 secured bond. A District Court date is scheduled for December 11.

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