30-year-old Miguel Christopher Sanchez of 6th Avenue N.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 5:45 yesterday afternoon (January 30) on one felony count of breaking & entering.
He was charged in connection to an incident at a house on 21st Avenue Place N.E. At about 1:30 a.m. on January 28, three subjects stole a cell phone and assaulted a 28-year-old female at the residence. The victim was acquainted with her assailants. She suffered bruises on her nose and eye. She was not hospitalized.
Warrants were issued for the arrests of Miguel Sanchez and 29-year-old Jordan Hoffman. Hoffman remains at large.
Sanchez was taken into custody without incident at his residence. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $5,000 secured bond. He has since been released. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.
27-year-old Cody Steven Miller of Horton Drive in Ferguson was arrested Monday (January 30) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony breaking and entering. Following the arrest, Miller was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $7,500 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (Tuesday, January 31).
28-year-old Susanne Nicole Lefevers was arrested this morning (Tuesday, January 31) by authorities in Lincoln County. She's charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance, along with misdemeanor counts of possession of schedule III and IV controlled substances, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Lefevers was arrested at an address on Highway 18 North in Lawndale just before 3 a.m. today. She was placed in jail under $7,000 secured bond. A court appearance was scheduled for today.
36-year-old Thomas Allen Gibson of 16th Avenue NE in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police Officers. He's charged with felony possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting a public officer, possession of stolen goods, and failure to appear on a count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Gibson was incarcerated this morning (Tuesday, January 31) in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $10,000 bond District Court appearances were scheduled for today and Wednesday (February 1).
New names have been added to the Iredell County Sheriff's Office Most Wanted List.
34-year-old Pedro Gonzalez is wanted for felony possession of heroin. His last known address was 131 Peppertree Road in Harmony.
Another newcomer to the Iredell County Sheriff's Office Most Wanted List is 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.
24-year-old Norman Chambers remains on the Iredell County Sheriff's Office Most Wanted List. He's wanted for felony interfere with an electronic monitoring device. Chambers' last known address was 529 Park Drive 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.
39-year-old Reginald Edward Gillespie of Greenville, South Carolina, was arrested Monday (January 30) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with four counts of felony larceny, along with single counts of conspire to commit felony larceny, breaking and entering, larceny from a merchant using a posted exit door, misdemeanor larceny, and failure to appear on a larceny charge. Gillespie was locked up in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $23,500 total bond. District Court dates are scheduled for February 17 and 21.
50-year-old John Dupre Salvati of Hawk Drive in Claremont was arrested Monday (January 30) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with manufacturing marijuana, felony possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, possession of a weapon of mass destruction, and possession of a firearm by a felon. Salvati was detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $50,000 bond. A District Court appearance was set for today (Tuesday, January 31).
34-year-old Sharon Rose White of Nicholson Road in Lincolnton was arrested this morning (Tuesday, January 31) by Maiden Police Officers. She's charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. White was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $4,200 bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today.
At approximately 8:38 Monday morning (January 30), Hickory Firefighters were dispatched to a fire in the area of 2071 15th Avenue Place S.E. Firefighters responded with two engines, one ladder, one rescue truck and two command units.
Upon arrival, Firefighters saw a small amount of smoke coming from an attic window. After gaining access, Firefighters worked to locate the source of the fire and to extinguish it. No injuries were reported. The building sustained minor fire damage.
Investigators determined that the fire was caused by combustibles too close to a heating device.
22-year-old Kelly Ann Davis of Shad Lane in Catawba was arrested by Hickory Police at about 3:10 yesterday afternoon (January 29) on one felony count of uttering counterfeit coin.
She was arrested when Police responded to McDonald’s on Highway 70 S.E. where a male subject attempted to make a purchase using a counterfeit $50 bill. Police determined that Kelly Ann Davis, who was in the man’s truck in the parking lot, had supplied the counterfeit bill.
Davis was taken into custody without incident. She was processed and released under a $5,000 unsecured bond. A first appearance in District Court was set for today in Newton.
31-year-old Joshua Issac Clark was arrested today (Monday, January 30) by Burke County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony possession of controlled substance in prison or jail. Clark was being held in jail on a charge of probation violation. That charge is on a warrant from 2013. $1,000 secured bond was set on the drug charge, Clark's total bond is now $11,000 secured. He was scheduled to appear in court in Morganton today.
26-year-old Tyler Akeem Ferguson of 8th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 8:25 Friday night (January 27) on one felony count each of breaking & entering, larceny after breaking & entering and possession of stolen goods.
Events leading to his arrest began on January 23 as Police responded to a property damage call at an apartment on 2nd Street Place N.E. A resident there noticed that a back window had been disturbed and a PlayStation video game and accessories were missing from the apartment.
Later the same day, Police learned that the stolen items had been pawned by Ferguson, who was acquainted with the victim. A warrant was issued for his arrest.
Ferguson was taken into custody without incident at his residence. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $10,000 unsecured bond. He has since been released. An appearance in District Court was set for today (January 30) in Newton.
41-year-old Cornelius Montreal Peeler of Langston Drive in Shelby was arrested by Hickory Police Saturday afternoon (January 28) on one felony count each of larceny of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon. He was also charged on outstanding warrants issued on December 5 of last year for simple assault & battery and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, plus two counts of failure to appear on additional charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
The firearms charges come in connection to an incident on Thanksgiving Day when a female victim said that she and two other subjects, including Peeler, went out for the evening. After returning the next morning, the victim realized that her Smith & Wesson handgun was missing. She learned that Peeler took the gun from her residence. He promised to return it, but after he failed to do so, the victim reported the incident to Police on December 6. Warrants were issued for Peeler’s arrest.
He was taken into custody at about 3:45 p.m. Saturday at a residence on 3rd Street S.E. in Hickory, following a brief vehicle chase. Peeler was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $22,000 secured bond. He was scheduled to appear in District Court today (January 30) in Newton. An additional court date on the outstanding warrants was set for March 23.
35-year-old Autumn Dawn Buckland of Iron Station was arrested by Hickory Police shortly after ten o’clock last night (January 29) on two felony counts of trafficking in methamphetamine and three felony probation violations.
Buckland is on probation following a felony conviction on July 13, 2016 in Catawba County on multiple counts for the sale & delivery of a schedule II controlled substance and another felony conviction 12 days later in Gaston County for breaking & entering, larceny and larceny of a motor vehicle. She had been listed as an absconder from probation.
Buckland was taken into custody without incident at the RaceWay gas station on Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard S.E. She was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $285,000 secured bond. She was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court today in Newton.
58-year-old Terry Lamont Barringer and 46-year-old Lisa Bailey Trivette, both of the same Shinnville Road, Cleveland NC address, were both arrested Friday (January 27) by Iredell County Sheriff's Officers.
Barringer is charged with four felony counts of possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule II controlled substance, three felony counts of sell or deliver schedule II controlled substance, three felony counts of maintain a vehicle, dwelling or place to sell controlled substance and felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Trivette is charged with two felony counts of trafficking in opium or heroin, one felony count of possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule II controlled substance, one felony count of sell or deliver schedule II controlled substance and one felony count of maintain a vehicle, dwelling, or place to sell controlled substance,
On Friday, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Unit along with members Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team executed a search warrant at 1155 Shinnville Road in Southern Iredell County. Narcotics investigators had received information in November of 2016 about “Crack” Cocaine and prescription pills being sold in the Highway 801, Shinville Road area of Southern Iredell County. Through various methods and surveillance, narcotics investigators soon identified Terry Barringer and Lisa Trivette as suspects in this case.
Over the course of three months, hand to hand sales of “Crack” and prescription medications were made by undercover detectives from both suspects at the residence. Based on all the evidence gathered and the undercover sales, investigators were able to obtain a search warrant for the home. When the search was made, Barringer had “Crack” on his person packaged in a way to indicate he was selling it. The search uncovered drug paraphernalia, US Currency and five rifles and one pistol.
Both Barringer and Trivette were transported to the Iredell County Detention Center. Barringer was given a $100,000 dollar secured bond. Trivette's bond was set at $150,000 secured. Both suspects were scheduled to appear in District Court today (Monday, January 30).
A Catawba County man was killed in an accident on Interstate 40 in eastern Burke County. According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 8:27 a.m. today (Monday, January 30) in the westbound lanes just past exit 119. A 2002 Nissan failed to reduce speed and collided with a Ryder box truck that had stopped due to a backup from a previous accident at exit 118. The initial accident occurred shortly after 8 a.m. The driver of the passenger car, 53-year-old Timothy Ray Weaver of Hickory, was killed. The wreck resulted in the westbound lanes being shut down, they re-opened at 9:56 a.m. Weaver was pronounced deceased at the scene.
During the initial accident one vehicle spun and caught fire causing traffic to back up. No information was available regarding possible injuries in that wreck. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the accident.
The City of Morganton will close Erwin Street between South Sterling Street and South Green Street at approximately 8 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday, January 31) to repair a stormwater line. The road should be back open Wednesday evening (February 1).
27-year-old Jonathan Lee Eckard of Bridgewood Drive in Claremont was arrested Sunday (January 29) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle. In addition, Eckard is charged with driving while license revoked, speeding, possession of marijuana, and failure to appear. Eckard was detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $8,500 bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (Monday, January 30).
26-year-old Samantha Jeanette Ruiz of Lakeland Avenue in Lincolnton was arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff's Officers. She's charged with two felony counts of assault on a law enforcement officer and one misdemeanor count of injury to personal property.
Ruiz is charged with assaulting and injuring two Lincoln County Sheriff's Detention Officers. The incident occurred while Ruiz was being escorted to the restroom last Wednesday (January 25). A news release from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says Ruiz pushed one officer to the floor where she scratched her neck, bit her and broke her prescription glasses. The other officer came to help and was kicked in the face resulting in cuts to her bottom lip. The prisoner was then brought under control. The detention officers were treated on the scene for their injuries by Lincoln County EMS.
Ruiz was was placed on a no bond hold on the charges. A District Court date is set for February 13.
32-year-old Jonathon Todd Nichols of Laurel Street in Hudson was arrested Saturday (January 28) by Hudson Police Officers. He's charged with felony negligent child abuse with serious bodily injury. Nichols was confined in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $10,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (Monday, January 30).