Three on Rowan sheriff’s most wanted list arrested

Published 7:30 pm Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office says three people recently placed on its most wanted list were arrested this week.

Detectives found Paul Gregory Gillespie Jr. on Wednesday at a China Grove residence.

Jodi Odell and Akiira Linney were arrested Wednesday by Salisbury Police Department officers at a Clancy Street apartment complex.

Gillespie, 47, had been on the most wanted list since December. A sex offender, he was charged with failure to notify authorities of an address change. He was issued a $10,000 secured bond and remains at the Rowan County Detention Center.

Odell and Linney were arrested at their apartment and face charges of felony forgery of checks.

Odell is additionally charged with two counts of felony uttering a forged instrument and two counts of felony obtaining property by false pretenses.

Linney is also charged with failure to appear in court.