Blotter: Rash of vehicle break-ins prompts warning from Rowan County Sheriff’s Office

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 19, 2018

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is cautioning people to not leave valuables in their cars after a recent spree of car break-ins.

Six vehicle break-ins were reported Thursday in the Miller Chapel Road area.

Residents reported items being stolen from locked and unlocked vehicles. A car was stolen in the 200 block of Miller Chapel Road. Stolen items included a wallet, an SD card, $300 in cash, a $10 lottery ticket, a ring and two firearms.

In other Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

• A man reported items stolen from the 600 block of North Main Street in Landis on Thursday.

• Deputies seized drug paraphernalia Thursday in the 100 block of Neel Road.

• Elijah Heath Francis, 22, was charged with disorderly conduct Thursday in the 600 block of West Liberty Street.

• Madison Grace Gibbons, 20, was charged Thursday with possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance.

In Salisbury Police Department reports:

• Police seized marijuana Friday in the 300 block of Faith Road.

• Items were stolen from a home Friday in the 900 block of West Cemetery Street.

• A man reported items stolen from a vehicle Friday in the 100 block of South Avalon Drive.

• A woman reported items stolen Saturday in the 1300 block of South Jake Alexander Boulevard.

• A man reported an assault Saturday in the 700 block of South Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue.

• A woman reported an assault Saturday in the 300 block of Ashbrook Road.

• Speedway on East Innes Street reported counterfeit bills Sunday.

• A woman reported items stolen from a vehicle Sunday in the 300 block of Faith Road.

• A woman reported items stolen Sunday in the 100 block of North Arlington Street.

• A woman reported items stolen from a vehicle parked at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center on Sunday.

• Police seized narcotics and firearms Monday in the 1500 block of East Innes Street.

• A woman reported an assault Monday in the 500 block of East Innes Street.

• Jonathan Thomas Koons, 40, was charged Saturday with hire to defraud.

• Delton Tyrone McCleave, 39, was charged Saturday with simple assault.

• Darell Eugene McCleave, 36, was charged Saturday with simple assault.

• Rodiver Acuna Ramirez, 38, was charged Sunday with resisting, delaying or obstructing a public officer.

• Kenneth Wayne Shephard, 48, was charged Monday with resisting, delaying or obstructing a public officer.

 

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