• 55°

Man charged with Enochville vehicle break-ins

SALISBURY — A 22-year-old High Shoals man was arrested and placed under a $520,000 bond Friday.
Authorities said the man broke into several vehicles in an Enochville neighborhood in February.
Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Carl Dangerfield charged Joshua Ray Murphy with three counts of felony breaking and entering motor vehicle, three counts of misdemeanor larceny, two counts of felony breaking and entering, one count of felony larceny of a firearm and felony financial card theft.
Murphy broke into a 1994 Honda Civic on Feb. 14 and a 2005 Chevy Express Van on Feb. 13, according to arrest reports.
He is accused of stealing a digital camera, a .25 caliber handgun, jewelry and several purses from residents in the Tanglewood neighborhood, reports show.
Murphy was also charged on outstanding warrants from High Shoals.
Authorities said Murphy broke into a neighbor’s silver Kia Spectra and stole a purse and checkbook.
He remained in Rowan County jail Friday evening.

Comments

Comments closed.

Education

Superintendent talks first 100 days, dives into district data

Business

‘It was an answer to a call:’ TenderHearted Home Care celebrates 10 years of providing care at home

News

Political Notebook: Local polls find increasing number of North Carolinians want COVID-19 vaccine

News

Trial begins on challenge to latest NC voter ID law

Local

Burch, Fisher, Marsh honored as 2021 recipients of Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Humanitarian Award

Landis

Landis board talks revenues, budget planning, department updates

College

College baseball: Catawba rolls 7-1 and 24-1

Nation/World

Student fires at officers at Tennessee school, is killed

Nation/World

Police: Minnesota officer meant to draw Taser, not handgun

Crime

Man receives consecutive prison sentences for sex offenses

BREAKING NEWS

RSS Board of Education approves Faith Elementary sale

Coronavirus

Rowan Health Department receives 400 Pfizer, 800 Johnson & Johnson vaccines for week

Crime

Blotter: Accident in Food Lion only weekend shooting to produce injuries

Crime

Salisbury man charged with felony drug crimes

Crime

Second person charged in thefts from house near county line

Crime

Police use tear gas to end robbery stand off, arrest suspect

Local

Ask Us: When will Rowan Public Library’s West Branch open?

Nation/World

Prosecution case nears end in ex-cop’s trial in Floyd death

Nation/World

Officer accused of force in stop of Black Army officer fired

Crime

Blotter: Man charged with hitting man with car, fleeing while intoxicated

Local

‘Meet the need’: Rowan County Health Department looks to add to vaccination options

Local

Seaford is first woman in county hired for town manager position since the ’90s

Local

Colonial Spring Frolic makes a comeback to kick off museum’s year

Local

Concord City Council wants to name bridge for fallen officer, Rowan native