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Blotter: Man faces heroin charges

Faces drug charges


Robert Joseph Paesch, 59, was arrested Monday eventing at his house in the 2100 block of South Jake Alexander Boulevard and charged with of trafficking heroin or opium, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office.

Paesch is in the Rowan County Detention Center under $75,000 bond on three charges of trafficking. He also faces one charge of maintaining a dwelling or vehicle for a controlled substance.

In other reports from the Sheriff’s Office:

• A man reported an assault Monday at the 100 block of Poteat Lane, Salisbury.

• A woman reported Monday that items were stolen from her home at the 2500 block of Wind Swept Way, Rockwell.

• A man reported that copper was stolen from his storage trailer at the 1000 block of Open Street, China Grove, on Monday.

• A woman reported that the tag was stolen from her vehicle Monday at the 200 block of Westhaven Way, China Grove.

• A man reported Monday that items had been stolen from his home at the 5900 block of U.S. 52.

• A man reported Monday that items had been stolen from his vehicle at the 600 block of Timer Trail, Gold Hill.

• A woman reported a fraud Monday at the 1000 block of Spring Lane.

• Deputies seized drugs and drug paraphernalia from a fleeing suspect Monday at the 2300 block of Webb Road.

• A Mocksville resident, Robert Lee Benson, 26, was arrested Monday and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop at the corner of Potneck Road and U.S. 601.

• Timothy Wayne Kesler, 16, was arrested Monday at the 100 block of St. Luke’s Church Road and charged with possessing stolen goods.

• Jamie Duane Thomas, 39, was arrested Monday at the 200 block of North Main Street and charged with violent domestic violence act.

• Matthew Walter Robertson, 29, was arrested Monday at the 100 block of Catfish Terrace and charged with resist, delay, or obstructing a public officer.

In Salisbury Police Department Reports:

• A man reported Sunday that items had been stolen from his car while it was parked at Longhorn Steakhouse on Klumac Road.

• A man reported being threatened with a knife Monday at the corner of West Horah and Institute Streets.

• A woman reported Monday that jewelry had been stolen from her home at the 400 block of Carolina Boulevard.

• A man reported an assault at the 1900 block of Old Wilkesboro Road on Tuesday morning.

• A man reported an assault at the 500 block of Laurel Pointe Circle on Tuesday.

• A woman reported that her phone had been stolen from the Rowan County Public Library on Tuesday.  While standing in line at the homeless shelter, her aunt saw the phone in the possession of another person in line.  The woman took the phone back and the suspect ran away.



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