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Two convicted of felonies last week

Dyquaon Kenner Brawley, of Charlotte, was convicted by a jury last week in Rowan County Criminal Superior Court of felony larceny by removing an anti-inventory theft device. Judge Christopher W. Bragg sentenced Brawley to an active prison sentence of a minimum of eight months to a maximum of 19 months.

On Sept. 20, 2015, Belk department store reported a larceny. The loss prevention officer informed the Salisbury Police that a black male and black female came into the store and removed anti-theft security devices on two shirts totaling $134.50.

The pair then concealed the shirts in a purse and exited the store. The loss prevention officer was able to provide officers a description of the vehicle, a tag number, along with photographs and video surveillance. Officers were able to locate the two subjects and they were arrested.

Nicole Marie Jackson, of Charlotte, was convicted by a jury last week in Rowan County Criminal Superior Court of felony fleeing to elude arrest with a motor vehicle. Judge Christopher W. Bragg sentenced Jackson to an active prison sentence of a minimum of five months to a maximum of 15 months.

On Feb. 6, 2016, Rowan County Communications was told deputies with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office were attempting to stop a vehicle on Highway 29 near China Grove. Deputies estimated the vehicle was traveling over 100 mph. while traffic was very heavy.

The vehicle finally stopped when the driver, identified as Jackson, was unable to get around another vehicle. Officers gave Jackson numerous commands to exit the vehicle but she refused. Jackson then placed the vehicle in park and was again ordered to exit the vehicle but refused. At that time, officers were able to remove her from the vehicle and she was arrested.

Rowan County District Attorney Brandy Cook said she appreciated assistant district attorneys Kristina Scally and Paxton Butler preparing the cases for trial, along with the thorough investigations by the Salisbury Police Department and the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office.

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