32-year-old Jimmy Dwayne Owens of Norwood Street in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (July 10) by Lenoir Police Officers. He's charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor simple assault. Owens was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $6,500 secured bond. District Court dates are scheduled for Monday (July 15) and September 23.
New names were recently added to the Iredell County most wanted list.
27-year-old Thomas Lee Britt is wanted by authorities in Iredell County. He's charged with two felony counts apiece of safecracking and larceny. Britt's last known address was 1271 Fieldstone Road in Mooresville.
38-year-old Robert Weston Fisher is also wanted by authorities in Iredell County. He's charged with two felony counts of possession of methamphetamine. The last known address for Fisher was 648 Cooter Hollow Road in North Wilkesboro.
37-year-old Ebony Nicole Bailey was also recently added to the Iredell County most wanted list. She's wanted on felony counts of possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and marijuana and possession of schedule I controlled substance. Bailey's last known address was 137 Gladiola Drive in Troutman.
You can see the entire list of wanted suspects with their photos at www.iredellsheriff.com. If you have any information on any of the suspects on the list you can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call any tips into the Iredell County Sheriff's Office at their Statesville location, 704-878-3180, or the Mooresville office, 704-664-7500.
11,000 chickens were killed as a result of a fire in Alexander County. According to published reports, the fire destroyed a chicken house Thursday morning (July 11). Investigators say the fire was accidental and most likely electrical in nature, but an exact cause has not been determined.
Firefighters from departments across the area responded. While they were not able to save that building and the chickens inside they were able to protect a similar building just feet away. That structure sustained only minor damage as a result of the heat and all of the chickens in that building were saved.
41-year-old Tracy Nicole Brooks of Goins Drive in Valdese was arrested Wednesday (July 10) by Burke County Sheriff's Officers. She's charged with felony flee to elude arrest.
Wednesday at approximately 10:00 a.m., Burke County Sheriff’s Office detectives saw a silver Acura speeding through a work zone. Reaching speeds of approximately 100 miles-per-hour, deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop near mile marker 111 on Interstate 40. The vehicle failed to stop for emergency lights and siren while reaching speeds of 110 mph.
The chase continued for approximately seven miles. It ended when the driver pulled into the Sheriff’s Office parking lot. The driver and owner of the vehicle, Tracy Nicole Brooks, told deputies she was turning herself in on an outstanding warrant; however, a check did not reveal any pending charges against her.
Brooks was placed into custody and charged with the flee to elude arrest count. She was placed in the Burke-Catawba District Confinement Facility under a $10,000 secured bond. She was no longer listed as an inmate as of today (July 12). A District Court date was scheduled today. Brooks' vehicle was seized by the Sheriff’s Office as part of North Carolina’s "Run and Your Done" law.
38-year-old Terry Alexander Brown of Little Drive in Newton was arrested Thursday (July 11) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon and misdemeanor larceny. Additionally, Brown is charged with failure to appear on counts of driving while license revoked and expired registration. He was confined in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $23,000 bond. District Court appearances are scheduled for July 22 and August 16, a Superior Court date is set for August 9.
18-year-old Christian Allen Michael Keller of McCombs Street in Newton was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged on magistrate's orders with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting a public officer. Keller was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility this morning (July 12) under $50,000 bond. A District Court date was scheduled today.
29-year-old Tara Nicole Wood of Henry Place in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (July 10) by Lenoir Police Officers. She's charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Wood was detained in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $15,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled Wednesday.
37-year-old Ian Howell Mauck of Conover was arrested Wednesday (July 10) by Alexander County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with nine counts apiece of felony breaking & entering to a motor vehicle and larceny after breaking & entering to a motor vehicle. He's also charged with four counts of felony probation violation from Catawba County.
On Wednesday at approximately 3:00 p.m., Mauck was arrested by Alexander County Sheriff’s Office detectives, along with Hickory Police Department and Catawba County DPS officers on Catawba Blvd in Hickory. He was arrested in connection to the break-ins to nine vehicles in the Bethlehem Community of Alexander County. The break-ins occurred Sunday night (July 7) into the early morning hours of Monday (July 8).
The majority of the vehicles that were broken into were left unlocked at the time of the larceny, with items visible inside that were stolen. There are also pending charges on Mauck in multiple jurisdictions. The investigation is still continuing with more charges forthcoming. Mauck was transported to the Alexander County Detention Center.
He is being held under a $220,000 secured bond. A first appearance is scheduled for next Monday (July 15) in Alexander County District Court.
28-year-old Tyler Hughes Owensby of Honeycomb Place in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (July 10) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and possession of methamphetamine. Owensby was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $50,000 secured bond. A District Court date was scheduled Wednesday.
26-year-old Bruce Lee Stroud, Jr. of NW Forest Place in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (July 10) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of larceny of a motor vehicle and identity fraud. Stroud was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $75,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (July 11).