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Blotter (11-13-14)

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

• An inmate at Rowan County Detention Center was assaulted Monday by two other inmates while in a holding cell.

• A teen reported on Monday he was assaulted by another student Friday at East Rowan High School.

• A man reported Monday he was the victim of credit card fraud in the 1800 block of Goodnight Road.

• A woman reported Monday she was the victim of credit card fraud on Friday in the 300 block of Gaddy Street, Kannapolis.

• A man reported Monday a firearm and power tools were taken from his vehicle in the 4900 block of Goodman Lake Road.

• A man reported Monday someone stole items from his home on Sept. 11 in the 100 block of Waccamaw Drive.

• A woman reported Monday someone took money from her home in the 1100 block of Cranfield Lane.

• A man reported on Monday a breaking and entering occurred in the 6800 block of Long Branch Road.

• A woman reported on Monday someone broke into her home and took items in the 300 block of Scaley Bark Drive.

• A man reported on Monday he was assaulted with a knife in the 1000 block of Hidden Circle.

• Christopher Lewis Oakman, 28, was charged Monday with misdemeanor assault on a female while at the county magistrate’s office.

• Torrian Daquan Williams, 17, was charged Monday with misdemeanor simple assault in 700 block of Crescent Road, Rockwell.

• Martin Penaloza Ruiz, 44, was charged Monday with misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon in the 1000 block of Hidden Circle.

Contact reporter Shavonne Potts at 704-797-4253.

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