Blotter: Man threatens snack truck driver

Published 12:00 am Monday, January 31, 2011

A Salisbury man who police said made threats to North Main Street residents and the driver of a Lay’s snack food truck Friday afternoon was arrested Friday night.
Police found Richard Corbett Hattaway, 52, of 1410 Briarwood Road, bleeding and intoxicated. Rowan EMS treated him at the scene for a cut to his hand.
Hattaway reportedly told one resident he would cut him, and told the driver of the Lay’s truck that he’d cut his throat.
He was charged with being intoxicated and disruptive and given a $500 secured bond.
Other arrests by the Salisbury Police Department:
• Jessica Lynn Hardin, 25, of 535 Fair Bluff Ave., and Michael Dwayne Petit, 29, of 3023 Minnesota Road, Charlotte, were arrested Friday night for misdemeanor child abuse. Pettit was also charged with assault on a female.
According to a police report, police were dispatched to Murphy’s Express, 323 Arlington St., for a domestic disturbance.
The police report said witnesses told officers Pettit hit Hardin in the face during an argument.
The report indicated that after the argument and assault, Hardin put she and Pettit’s baby, who was in a car seat, on the ground at the gas station, leaving her in the middle of the parking lot.
Police were able to catch up to Pettit and arrest him.
Hardin was given a $1,500 secured bond and Pettit was held in the Rowan County jail without bond.
• Bryan Oneal Taylor, 38, of 301 West St., Salisbury, was arrested Friday night for felony possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. He received a $2,500 secured bond.
• Joseph Lee Alexander, 31, of 1436 Old Wilkesboro Road, was arrested Friday night and charged with felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance, two felony counts of trafficking heroin and possession of marijuana. He was given a $20,000 secured bond.
• Natalie Rae Allen, 23, of 8310 Grandeur Drive, was arrested Sunday morning for felony breaking and entering a vehicle. She was given a $1,000 secured bond.