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Weekend crime blotter

In Magistrate’s Office reports:

  • Jeffrey Heath Lyerly, 51, of Barringer Street, Salisbury, was charged Friday with two counts of embezzlement, one count of forgery of an instrument, two counts of uttering a forged instrument and two counts obtaining property by false pretenses. According to warrants, Lyerly used checks issued by his employer, Copart, Inc. and wrote checks to himself totaling at least $200. Checks were cashed at the Gas-n-Go in Granite Quarry.
  • Tristan Mondel Teuscher of Sand Road, Rockwell, was charged Saturday with simple possession of a schedule IV controlled substance.
  • Jason Avery Buchanon, 41, of Third Creek Church Road, Cleveland, was charged Saturday with three counts of obtaining property by false pretense. According to warrants, Buchanon used a debit card not belonging to him to withdraw approximately $800 in cash at an ATM in the H&B Market in Cleveland.
  • David Michael House, 35, of Salisbury, was charged Saturday with felony larceny after he allegedly tried to make off with $1,078.58 in electronic items and three duffel bags from Walmart.
  • John Edwards, 50, of Linwood, was arrested Friday on a warrant from Stanly County for assault inflicting serious injury. According to warrants, Edwards slammed his elbow into the victim’s mouth and temple and tried to tackle him — inflicting a wrist strain and damage to the victim’s rotator cuff.
  • Joshua Scott Ritchie, 26, of Ebenezer Road, Kannapolis, was charged Friday with felony possession of methamphetamine.

 

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