41-year-old Jennifer Lynn Gray of Belmont, N.C. was arrested by Hickory Police shortly before one o’clock yesterday afternoon (March 1) on one felony count of larceny of a motor vehicle.
Gray was taken into custody without incident at the Hickory Police Department. She was processed and released under a $5,000 unsecured bond. An appearance in District Court was scheduled for March 6 in Gastonia.
23-year-old Dominae Starr Francis of Laurel Street N.E. in Valdese was arrested by Hickory Police at about 3:15 yesterday afternoon (March 1) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Francis was taken into custody without incident at the Sleep Inn hotel on 13th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory. She was processed and released under a $5,000 unsecured bond. Francis was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court today in Newton.
51-year-old Lisa Estelle Sigmon of 2nd Street S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at 12:30 yesterday on one felony count each of larceny and obtaining property by false pretense. An Officer with the Long View Police Department is listed as the complainant on H.P.D.’s arrest report.
She was arrested at the Hickory Police Department and released less than an hour later under a $5,000 unsecured bond. A first appearance in District Court was set for today in Newton.
34-year-old Jeremy Wayne Fletcher of Duck Creek Lane in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (March 1) by Alexander County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill and DWI. He's also charged on an outstanding warrant for injury to personal property from Caldwell County.
Wednesday shortly before 6:30 p.m., the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, along with Taylorsville Police Department responded to the area of 67 Old Wilkesboro Extension in Taylorsville in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, a truck came driving into the parking lot of Propst Superette on Hwy 16 North, and inside was a female suffering from a gunshot wound to her leg. A man was driving the vehicle.
A Taylorsville Police Officer put a tourniquet on the victim’s leg until EMS arrived. The victim was transported to Wilkes Regional Medical Center and later transferred to Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem. The investigation revealed that the shooting occurred at a residence on Wike and Park Lane located off of Pleasant Hill Church Road in Taylorsville.
Fletcher was placed in jail under no bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for next Monday (March 6). The investigation is continuing.
42-year-old Willie Charles Davis was arrested Wednesday (March 1) by Burke County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony breaking and entering. Davis was placed in jail in Morganton under $15,000 secured bond. A court appearance was scheduled for today.
49-year-old Ronnie Allen Icard was arrested Wednesday (March 1) by authorities in Burke County. He's charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. Icard was placed in jail under $75,000 secured bond. A court appearance was scheduled for today (Thursday, March 2).
25-year-old Chase Andrew Houston, whose address was not listed, was arrested Wednesday (March 1) by Long View Police Officers. He's charged with larceny of a motor vehicle, larceny of a firearm, break or enter a motor vehicle, obtaining property by false pretense, and misdemeanor larceny. Houston was confined in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $16,500 bond. District Court appearances were scheduled for today (Thursday, March 2) and next Monday (March 6).
36-year-old Dequelle Kushawn Williamson of 2nd Street S.W. was arrested was arrested by Hickory Police at about 1:45 p.m. yesterday (March 1) on charges of felony possession of cocaine, misdemeanor possession of marijuana up to half an ounce and misdemeanor resisting, delaying or obstructing a public officer. He was also charged with a felony probation violation.
His arrest came about as Officers attempted to locate Williamson on the outstanding felony probation warrant. Police spotted the suspect near the 900 block of 2nd Street S.W. where he was apprehended outside an apartment complex. 0.1 grams of crack cocaine and 0.1 grams of marijuana were found on Williamson's person.
He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $25,000 secured bond. A first appearance in District Court and a Superior Court appearance were set for today in Newton.
21-year-old Ashley Nicole Fillers of Blowing Rock Boulevard in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (March 1) by Lenoir Police Officers. She's charged with possession of methamphetamine. Fillers was given a custody release. She has a Superior Court date May 1.
42-year-old Iretha Michelle Osborne and 50-year-old Rebekah Walker Steel, both of the same 28th Avenue SW, Hickory, address, were both arrested Wednesday (March 1) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. They're each charged with felony trafficking in heroin or opium. Osborne and Steel were jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $100,000 secured bond apiece. They were both scheduled to make first appearances today in District Court.
There's a new name on the Iredell County Sheriff's Office Most Wanted List.
24-year-old Tabitha Sprankle is wanted on a felony count of larceny of a motor vehicle. Sprankle's last known address was 138 Stan Lane in Statesville.
The Iredell County Sheriff's Office is still seeking 31-year-old Buck Issac Lucas. He's wanted for felony breaking and entering and larceny. The last known address for Lucas was 129 Saddle Road in Mooresville.
Another suspect who remains on the Iredell County Sheriff's Office Most Wanted List is 24-year-old Kiara Roseboro. She's wanted on a charge of possession of marijuana. Roseboro's last known address was 2509 1st Street in Statesville.
You can see the entire list of suspects wanted in Iredell County at the Sheriff's Office website, www.iredellsheriff.com. If you have any information on any of the suspects on the list, call the Sheriff's Office at their Statesville office, 704-878-3180, or at the Mooresville office, 704-664-7500.
At approximately 5:35 p.m. Wednesday (March 1), Hickory firefighters were dispatched to 1340 12th Street NE. Firefighters responded with two engines, one ladder, one rescue truck, and two command units.
Upon arrival, firefighters found a fire in the kitchen. Firefighters were able to quickly attack the fire and extinguish it by 5:51 p.m. No fire injuries were reported and fire damages were confined to the apartment and did not spread to additional units. The Red Cross responded to the scene and will be helping the occupants. The cause of the fire was cooking related.
Heavy storms pounded the Greater Hickory Metro area late Wednesday afternoon, bringing heavy rain and high winds. Some residents lost power as a result of the storms. Prior to the storms moving through the Hickory area, there was a tornado warning issued for Burke and Catawba Counties.
According to published reports, during an accident investigation, a Trooper with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol was struck by a vehicle while that officer was investigating an accident on U.S. 321 near the River Road Exit in Catawba County. The trooper was reportedly thrown approximately 20 feet and suffered leg injuries. He was reported to be conscious as he was being transported to the hospital.
The published reports say the driver of the car that hit the officer said he was heading to church and did not see the trooper due to being blinded by the lights from the emergency vehicles. The name of the Trooper is not being released.
38-year-old Kristy Kiziah Owens of Mary Kate Drive in Conover was arrested today (Wednesday, March 1) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. She's charged on a bill of indictment with possession of methamphetamine. Owens was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $5,000 bond. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday, March 2).