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Men charged with breaking into storage building

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men Friday and charged them in connection to a break-in and theft from a company storage building at 2470 Highway 152 East.
Charged with breaking, entering and larceny is Joseph Andrew Daniels, 30, of 375 Ted Lane. He is accused of taking eight industrial batteries and copper wiring from the building, owned by Timothy Adams.
Also charged with breaking and entering is Brian Holt, 39, of Ribelin Road.
The break-in occurred between Nov. 7 and Friday. Holt was placed under $1,500 bond, and Daniels’ bond was set at $10,000.
But Daniels also faces other charges connected to manufacturing drugs, conspiracy, trafficking, possession of a precursor chemical and failure to appear and comply in court so that his bond was set at more than $100,000 on these other charges.
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In other reports from the Rowan Magistrate’s Office, Officer R.T. Taylor of the Granite Quarry-Faith Police Authority charged Matthew Garren Smith, 17, of 1155 Balfour Quarry Road with first-degree burglary, misdemeanor larceny and obtaining property by false pretense.
He is accused of breaking into the residence of Christopher Catoe of 237 Railroad St. and stealing a Playstation 3 gaming console valued at $150.
Smith later sold the gaming console as his property to Douglas Patrick for $50. The theft reportedly occurred Sept. 15.
Smith was placed under $10,000 bond.
The Granite Quarry-Faith Police Authority also charged Peter Thomas Kiever of 1304 Stonewyck Drive with cyberstalking.
Kiever was released on a written promise to appear in court.
He is accused of cyberstalking a particular woman between Aug. 31 and Nov. 21 through repeated electronic communications “for the purpose of annoying, threatening and harassing” the victim.

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