Man on Sheriff’s Most Wanted List located

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 23, 2017

By Shavonne Walker

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man placed on the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office’s most wanted list in March has been arrested and charged with not notifying officials of a change of address.

Rowan authorities say Detective Greg Bacote obtained information that William Sturgeon was living at a house on Lincolnton Road, near Salisbury High School, which is a violation of the terms of his sentencing.

Detectives went to the 800 block of Lincolnton Road and searched the home. They found 43-year-old Sturgeon hiding inside, and he was arrested. His girlfriend, Shannon Consuella Hill, 32, who was also living at the home, was arrested for helping him elude arrest.


William Arthur Sturgeon

Shannon Consuella Hill

Sturgeon was charged with failing to notify of an address change; misdemeanor resisting, obstructing or delaying an officer; and felony living within 1,000 feet of an educational facility. He was issued a $50,000 secured bond and remains in the county jail under a total bond of $200,000.

Hill was charged with misdemeanor resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer and felony failing to report noncompliance of a registered sex offender to elude arrest. She was issued a $5,000 secured bond and remains jailed.

The sheriff’s office has added Gary Price, 26, to its most wanted list. Price, who was last known to be in Salisbury, cut off his ankle monitoring device and left his residence. He is a registered sex offender. Warrants have been issued for Price for felony failure to notify of an address change by a registered sex offender and felony interfering with an electronic monitoring device. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds.

Detectives are also looking for 21-year-old Amir Nasirildeen on felony identity theft and resisting, delaying or obstructing charges. Nasirildeen is known to be in the Salisbury and Kannapolis areas. The charges originate to January. Nasirildeen is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 185 pounds.

Anyone with information about Price or Nasirildeen is asked to contact Lt. Chad Moose at 704-216-8687 or Detective Greg Bacote at 704-216-8772.