There's a new name on the Iredell County most wanted list.
29-year-old Charod Terron Terry is wanted by authorities in Iredell County on charges of felony identity theft and resisting an officer. Terry's last known address was 721 Hunt Street in Statesville.
Authorities in Iredell County are continuing to seek 43-year-old Matthew Stacks. He's wanted for felony fail to register a new address as a sex offender. The last known address for Stacks was 715 Sullivan Road in Statesville.
32-year-old Buck Issac Lucas also remains on the Iredell County most wanted list. Lucas is wanted for felony counts of breaking and entering and larceny. The last known address for Lucas was 129 Saddle Road in Mooresville.
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 email@example.com. 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.
28-year-old Donovan Corda Hunt of Carolina Street in Morganton was arrested Thursday (February 22) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with two counts apice of the sale of heroin and conspiracy to sell heroin, along with single counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver heroin, manufacture, sale, delivery, or possession of controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, felony probation violation out of county, and habitual felon. Hunt was detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $120,000 bond. Superior Court dates were set for today (February 23) and Monday (February 26).
31-year-old Michael Jonathan Cook was arrested Thursday (February 22) by Burke County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of larceny of a motor vehicle and possession of schedule II controlled substance along with misdemeanor counts of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and making threatening phone calls. Cook was placed in jail in Morganton under $27,000 secured bond. District Court appearances are scheduled for next Monday (February 26) and March 5. Cook is also scheduled to appear in Superior Court March 5.
A suspect on the Burke County most wanted list was recently arrested. 33-year-old Joseph Michael Hallyburton of Drexel was arrested last Wednesday (February 14) by authorities in Burke County. He'd been on the most wanted list since October 27, 2017. Hallyburton is charged with four counts of failure to appear and one count of parole violation. He was placed in jail in Morganton under $82,500 secured bond. A Superior Court date for Hallyburton is March 26.
Authorities in Lincoln County continue to ask for the public’s help in finding 53-year-old Richard Keith Perdue, who walked away from the Boger City Rest Home on Little Valley Trail. Mr. Perdue disappeared on January 22.
A Silver Alert was issued for Mr. Perdue, who was last seen leaving through a side door at about 8:30 p.m. on the 22nd. He was not reported missing until two hours later by the rest home staff. Sheriff’s Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate Mr. Perdue.
On January 31, the Lincoln Co. Special Operations Land Search Team, Lincoln County Deputies and Detectives and a drone operator from the Cleveland Co. Sheriff’s Office searched a 300-meter diameter around the rest home. The drone showed aerial views of locations that are difficult to access. Nothing was found.
Mr. Perdue is a white male with black hair and blue eyes. He is 5’5” tall and weighs 135 pounds. Mr. Perdue suffers from several medical conditions including autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia. Mr. Perdue does not have relatives in North Carolina and is not familiar with the area.
The Sheriff’s Office has exhausted every lead they’ve received thus far. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Richard Keith Perdue should contact the Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050, Lincoln County Communications at 704-735-8202 or Lincolnton/Lincoln Co. Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.
The Iredell County Sheriff's Office is seeking one of two suspects in a tractor theft. One of the suspects in the case, 24-year-old Thomas Jay Corbin of Yadkin River Road in Salisbury, was arrested and charged with felony larceny of a motor vehicle. On Tuesday February 13, 2018, Iredell County Sheriff’s Office deputies took a report for a stolen John Deere Tractor worth $14,500 from an address on Triplett Road in Eastern, Iredell County.
Later on the day of the theft, a phone call was received by one of the reporting deputies, stating several citizens observed the tractor on Woodleaf-Barber Road in Rowan County. By the time deputies from Rowan County and Iredell County Sheriff’s Offices arrived at the scene, the suspects had already jumped and run from the tractor and left it parked in a wooded area. The tractor was recovered and evidence was collected from the scene.
Iredell County Sheriff’s Office detectives were able to follow up on several leads and gather evidence which enabled them to obtain felony arrest warrants on two suspects who were identified as Thomas Jay Corbin and 27-year-old Keri Alise Harwell of Twilight Lane in Statesville.
Corbin was arrested by Rowan County deputies at his home. He was then turned over to detectives of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office for an interview. He was given a $5,000 secured bond and placed in the Iredell County Detention Center.
Keri Alise Harwell is still wanted on her warrant for felony larceny of a motor vehicle. Anyone with information on Harwell’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office at 704-878-3180 or Iredell Crimestoppers at 704-662-1340.
32-year-old Demetric Adair Campbell of 22nd Avenue N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police shortly after 3 p.m. yesterday (February 21) on one felony count of first-degree burglary.
Campbell was arrested in connection to an incident on October 28 of last year when Hickory Police responded to a burglary in progress at an apartment on 3rd Avenue N.W. The suspect was no longer at the scene when Officers arrived. A warrant for the suspect’s arrest was issued the next day.
Campbell was taken into custody without incident yesterday on the 500 block of “F” Avenue S.E. He was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $75,000, secured. An appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.
Hickory Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a recent break-in at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 547 6th Street N.W. The incident occurred on February 12. A second break-in was reported on February 20 at Corinth Reformed United Church, 150 16th Avenue N.W. Police don’t know if the two incidents are connected.
Anyone with information regarding the church break-ins or other incidents in the city during the same timeframe should contact Investigator Jesse Truesdell at 828-261-2036 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
34-year-old Christopher Chase Green of 8th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 2:40 yesterday afternoon (February 21) on one felony count each of assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping and aiding & abetting a felony.
Green was arrested in connection to the same case that resulted in multiple charges against Leneil Randolph Green and Chere Vernice Cox, previously reported by WHKY yesterday and on February 15. In that incident, on Valentine’s Day, Hickory Police responded to a shots-fired call at Ridgecrest Apartments. Officers found a female assault victim suffering from non-life threatening injuries. No gunshot victims were found. Leneil Green and Cox were arrested the same day.
Green was taken into custody without incident on the 600 block of South Center Street. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $75,000, secured. An appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.
54-year-old Robert Mark Moose of Moore Farm Lane in Mooresville has been arrested by Iredell Co. Sheriff’s Officers on 12 counts of indecent liberties with a child, ten counts of statutory rape of a child by adult and two counts of statutory rape or sexual offense with a child. All the charges are felonies.
Events leading to his arrest began on December 30, 2017 when the Sheriff’s Office took a report regarding a child who was sexually assaulted by a family member. The child said she was sexually assaulted by Robert Mark Moose on multiple occasions between August and December of last year.
The report was assigned to Detective Patrick Dixson of the Sheriff’s Special Victim’s Unit. During the investigation, another victim was identified. The second victim reported that she had been sexually assaulted by Moose on multiple occasions between November 2001 and February 2005.
Moose was arrested and taken to the Iredell Co. Detention Center where he was jailed under a $1,500,000 secured bond. He’ll appear in District Court on March 12.
Eastern Burke County Mobile Home Fire Results In Fatality (Updated With More Information, 1:10 p.m. 2/22)Written by Rob Eastwood
A mobile home fire this morning (February 22) in Burke County that resulted in a fatality is under investigation.
Today at 5:13 a.m., a fire was reported at 915 Airport Rhodhiss Road in the Drowning Creek Community of Burke County. The Icard Fire Department responded along with mutual aid from the Drowning Creek, Rhodhiss and Long View Fire Departments. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered the single wide mobile home fully engulfed in fire.
Neighbors told fire officials that only one person lived at the residence. A neighbor was injured while attempting to make entry. That person was treated and released from a local hospital. Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control within an hour. The Burke County Fire Marshal’s Office was called in to investigate the blaze.
During secondary search operations, firefighters found a body believed to be the sole occupant; however, the name of the person is being withheld pending positive identification by the Medical Examiner’s Office. The Burke County Sheriff’s Office and the SBI were called to assist with the investigation.
The discovery of a body in a Caldwell County creek is under investigation. On Wednesday (February 21) at approximately 8:40 a.m. the Lenoir Police Department responded to a report of a body lying in the creek behind the Dollar Tree at 705 Blowing Rock Boulevard in Lenoir.
When officers arrived they found the body of 31-year-old Fritz Allen Colbert Jr. of Highway 18 in Boomer. Mr. Colbert was pronounced deceased at the scene. The investigation is continuing and police are working to determine the cause of Mr. Colbert’s death. Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 828-758-8300 or the Lenoir Police Department at 828-757-2100.
30-year-old Adrian Lamar Wiggins was arrested Wednesday (February 21) by authorities in Burke County. He's charged with felony non-forced breaking and entering. Wiggins was placed in jail in Morganton under $10,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for Friday (February 23).
54-year-old Terry Wayne Moore, whose address is not listed, was arrested Wednesday (February 21) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with possession of methamphetamine and driving while license revoked. Moore was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $10,000 bond. A District Court date was scheduled today (February 22).
27-year-old Joel Javan Caldwell of Mount Herman Road in Hudson was arrested Wednesday (February 21) by Lenoir Police Officers. He's charged with felony auto larceny. Caldwell was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $10,000 secured bond. A District Court date was scheduled today (February 22).
43-year-old James Douglas Cartner of Vaughn Mill Road in Statesville was arrested last Wednesday (February 14) by Iredell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with domestic violence protective order violation, felony counts of break and entering to terrorize or injure, assault by strangulation, and second degree kidnapping, along with misdemeanor counts of interfering with emergency communication and assault on a female.
According to a news release issued Wednesday (February 21), Cartner was arrested as a result of a domestic violence incident at 2118 Buffalo Shoals Road in Statesville. Cartner received a total bond of $60,000 secured. His next District Court date is March 6.
20-year-old Paige Elizabeth O'Neill of Millet Drive in Stony Point was arrested last Thursday (February 15) by Iredell County Sheriff's Officers. She's charged with felony counts of possession of methamphetamine, possession of heroin, and possession of ecstasy. She's also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, disorderly conduct, and resisting an officer.
According to a news release issued Wednesday (February 21), last Thursday at 5:50 p.m. a 911 hang up call came into the Iredell County Emergency Communication Center. Deputies were dispatched to the residence, when they arrived they determined a domestic dispute was taking place. After separating the arguing parties, the deputies received consent to conduct a search. During the search, officers found heroin and drug paraphernalia.
At this point in the investigation, the suspect, Paige O’Neill, reportedly became belligerent. The news release says that O'Neill was cursing and yelling outside and was disturbing the neighbors. As a result, she was arrested for disorderly conduct. While O'Neill was being searched, deputies found drug paraphernalia and a small container with methamphetamine and ecstasy pill in O’Neill’s socks.
She was placed in jail under a $10,000 secured bond. Her next District Court date is March 12.
39-year-old Brandon Lee Riddle of Harrisburg Drive in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (February 21) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and possession of a firearm by a felon. Riddle was detained in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $35,000 secured bond. A District Court date was scheduled today (February 22).
18-year-old Mitchell Logan Webb of Solid Rock Cove in Morganton was arrested Wednesday (February 21) by Burke County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony making a false report concerning mass violence on educational property.
On Wednesday, a student at Freedom High School alerted Administration that another student made threats to “pull a fire alarm and get everyone to come outside and shoot them all." The student issuing the threats reportedly stated that he was "going to be a school shooter.” The principal of Freedom High School immediately contacted the School Resource Officer, who talked with the student that reported the threat.
Mitchell Logan Webb was brought to the administration office for questioning. Webb was taken into custody and charged. His bond was set at $10,000 secured, and he was transported to the Burke-Catawba District Confinement Facility. Webb was not listed as an inmate as of today. He's scheduled to appear in District Court April 30.
As WHKY previously reported, on Monday (February 19) 17-year-old Mackenzie Ray Swink of Morganton was arrested for allegedly threatening to commit a school shooting at Patton High School.
A man has been charged in connection to the shooting of a hunter in Alexander County. 31-year-old Ronald Matthew Dunn of Taylorsville was arrested today (February 21) by Alexander County Sheriff's Officers and charged with involuntary manslaughter.
On Monday (February 19) shortly before 6 p.m., the Alexander County Communications received a 911 call about a person that had been shot on Edd Burgess Road Extension in Taylorsville. Several agencies responded to the scene. Upon arrival officers found 26-year-old Michael Seth Marsh of Taylorsville, suffering from several gunshot wounds to the chest area of his body. Evidence showed that Mr. Marsh was hunting coyotes and had an electronic coyote call. Mr. Marsh had a .12 gauge shotgun and a 22/250 Ruger American bolt action rifle that he was using to hunt coyotes.
When officers arrived on the scene they encountered a man who was assisting in the medical attention of Mr. Marsh. The individual told officers that he heard coyotes screaming in the area. The man believed the coyotes had trapped something and he went to see what was happening. The individual said he saw something that looked to him like a coyote that had trapped something in a tree. The man said he fired two shots at the brown and gray movement at the tree, he had a .223 hunting rifle. The individual realized he shot Mr. Marsh, rendered aid, and called 911 for help. EMS rendered aid on the scene and Mr. Marsh was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Health, Wilkes Medical Center. Mr. Marsh was pronounced deceased at the hospital at approximately 8:00 p.m.
Dunn told authorities that he shot Marsh thinking he was a coyote. He was placed in jail under a $75,000 secured bond. His first District Court date is next Monday (February 26).