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Blotter: Hair pulling and hot oil land two in jail

By Amanda Raymond


A Salisbury man and woman were arrested on Friday after pulling out hair and throwing hot oil.

Levern Victor Demery, 60, was charged with assault on a female. According to reports from the Rowan County Magistrate’s Office, Demery pulled a dreadlock of hair out of Brenda Frazier’s head.

Fraiser, 53, was charged with assault inflicting serious injury. She threw a pot of hot oil on Demery that caused burns to his face and left arm, according to arrest reports.

They are both being held at the Rowan County Detention Center.

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

  • Shelly Knight Moore, 30, was charged on Friday with simple possession of a schedule IV controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance on jail premises.

In Salisbury Police Department reports:

  • Jerome Collins, 30, was charged on Friday with assault on a female.
  • Khalid Edward Cochran, 27, was charged on Friday with burning a public building.
  • Eric Maurice Ijames, 30, was charged on Friday with resisting a public officer and driving with a revoked license.

In other reports:

  • Heather Lannette Morgan, 32, was charged on Friday by the Kannapolis Police Department with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.
  • Carl Pless, 65, was charged with three counts of failure to restrain non-vicious animals.
  • Christie Michelle Roys, 48, was charged on Friday by the Cramerton Police Department with obtaining a controlled substance by fraud/forgery.

 Contact reporter Amanda Raymond at 704-797-4222.



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