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Blotter: February 9

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

• A woman reported Wednesday that someone stole a firearm from her home in the 4300 block of Mount Hope Church Road.

• A woman reported a burglary Wednesday in the 5700 block of Stokes Ferry Road.

• A woman reported an assault Wednesday in the 1000 block of Brookwood Drive, China Grove.

• A man reported an assault Wednesday in the 13100 block of Old Beatty Ford Road, Rockwell.

• Nathan Wayne Pride Lemons, 26, was charged Wednesday with displaying a fictitious registration plate at West Council and South Main streets.

• Dillon Ray Jackson, 16, was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor simple assault in the 13100 block of Old Beatty Ford Road.

In Salisbury Police Department reports:

• A man reported Thursday that someone stole a battery charger and backpack blower from his carport in the 1600 block of North Jackson Street.

• A man reported vandalism Thursday in the 800 block of East Lafayette Street.

• A woman reported property damage Thursday in the 100 block of Circle Drive.

• A woman reported a vehicle break-in Thursday in the 100 block of Circle Drive.

• A woman reported vandalism Thursday in the 1600 block of Standish Street.

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