Blotter: Salisbury man charged in theft on Newsome Road
A Salisbury man was charged with two felonies on Friday after allegedly breaking into a house on Newsome Road and stealing $775 worth of items.
Brandon Alexander Talbert, 23, was charged Friday with breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering, according to warrant. He was booked into the Rowan County Jail under a $25,000 bail. He remained in jail on Saturday afternoon.
Warrants state Talbert broke into a house in the 200 block of Newsome Road, which is a few blocks from Interstate 85’s interchange with East Innes Street. He allegedly stole a 42-inch TV, a safe and medication. Warrants estimated the total value of all stolen items at $775.
Talbert has previously been convicted in Yadkin County of death by vehicle, hit and run resulting in injury or death, operating a vehicle without a license, larceny of a motor vehicle, simple assault and misdemeanor breaking and entering. In Rowan, he has previously been convicted of possession of a schedule-four substance.
In other Salisbury Police Department reports:
• Matthew Grey Morris, 25, of 2109 Airport Road Apt. D, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. Morris allegedly used a gun to threaten and steal $135 from a woman in Morlan Park.
• John Mark Chambers, 54, of 229 Lloyd St., was charged with assault on a female.
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