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Blotter: Police charge man with felony cocaine possession

SALISBURY — Salisbury police charged a man with felony cocaine possession after a short vehicle chase following a traffic stop Thursday morning on South Long Street.

Richard Darryl Jackson, 50, of the 3000 block of Stokes Ferry Road, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance Schedule II and misdemeanor fleeing to elude arrest.

According to a Salisbury Police Department report, an officer arrested Jackson at 500 E. Innes St., where the vehicle pursuit ended. He has since been released under a $1,500 secured bond.

In other Salisbury police reports:

• A man reported Thursday that someone stole items from his vehicle at Holiday Inn, 125 Marriott Circle.

• A man reported a burglary Thursday in the 500 block of North Shaver Street.

• Duke Energy Business Service reported Thursday that a customer reported a meter was taken from the 700 block of West Thomas Street.

• Capital Bank reported Thursday someone tried to break into an ATM at 225 Faith Road.

• A man on Thursday reported an attempted burglary in the 700 block of North Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue.

• Robert William Harmon, 45, was charged with felony breaking and entering in the 1000 block of East Innes Street.

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

• A woman on Tuesday reported an assault in the 600 block of Joe Lentz Road.

• A man on Tuesday reported an assault in the 1200 block of Celestial Drive.

• Richard Wilson Vancamp, 47, was charged Tuesday with misdemeanor assault on a female in the 600 block of Joe Lentz Road.

Contact reporter Shavonne Walker at 704-797-4253.

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