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Blotter: Intoxicated man assaults police officer

Charged

Major Sentell Sampson

An intoxicated man assaulted a police officer downtown after the Cheerwine Festival on Saturday. He also had a small amount of marijuana, according to the Salisbury Police Department.

Major Sentell Sampson, 36, was charged Sunday with misdemeanor disorderly conduct; assault on a government official; resisting, obstructing or delaying an officer; and possession of a controlled substance Schedule VI. He remains in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $2,500 secured bond.

Police said just after midnight, officers encountered Sampson walking around after the Cheerwine Festival and throwing a barricade into the street. An officer approached him and he ran away. He was stopped in the 100 block of North Church Street.

As he was being arrested, police said, Sampson turned around and struck an officer in the neck. A search turned up less than a gram of marijuana inside his pocket, police said.

In other Salisbury Police Department reports

• A woman reported a burglary and forcible entry at the 1500 block of Faith Road on Friday.

• A man said someone stole his cellphone in the 300 block of South Arlington Street on Friday.

• A woman reported an attempted arson in the 2700 block of Cottage Street on Friday.

• A stolen cellphone was reported in the 600 block of Linn Lane on Friday.

• A person reported that someone had possession of narcotics at a traffic stop at the 1000 block of Old Concord Road on Saturday.

• Officers found drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop at the 2100 block of Statesville Boulevard on Saturday.

• An arrest for possession of marijuana was reported in the 700 block of South Main Street on Saturday.

• A man reported a burglary and forcible entry in the 800 block of Park Avenue on Saturday.

• A woman reported a burglary and unlawful entry in the 600 block of South Clay Street on Saturday.

• A man reported a stolen vehicle in the 300 block of South Merritt Avenue on Saturday.

• A man reported that someone attempted to steal his vehicle in the 300 block of Faith Road on Saturday.

• A man reported an assault in the 100 block of East Innes Street on Saturday.

• A man reported a larceny from his vehicle in the 200 block of North Main Street on Saturday.

• A man reported that someone stole automobile accessories in the 300 block of Mahaley Avenue on Sunday.

• A woman reported a burglary and attempted forcible entry in the 700 block of North Main Street on Sunday.

• A man reported that someone stole items from his vehicle in the 1400 block of of Klumac Road on Sunday.

• A man reported that someone stole items from his vehicle in the 200 block of Faith Road on Sunday.

• Shawn Duane Williams, 48, was charged with misdemeanor domestic violence in the 1300 block of South Jake Alexander Boulevard on Friday.

• Meranda Gray Maples, 20, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in the 2100 block of Statesville Boulevard on Friday.

• Jonathan-ariel Caballero-samano, 26, was charged with possession of a controlled substance in the 700 block of South Main Street on Saturday.

• Derrick Lamar Wilkins, 45, was charged with misdemeanor larceny in the 100 block of Fairson Avenue on Sunday.

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports

• Possession of marijuana was reported in the 3000 block of South Main Street on Thursday.

• A disturbance was reported at West Rowan High School on Thursday.

• A woman said she was strangled in the 300 block of Phaniel Church Road, Rockwell, on Thursday.

• A woman was intoxicated, disruptive and resisted arrest in the 2000 block of Airport Road on Thursday.

• Felicia Darleen Crawford, 32, was charged with misdemeanor larceny in the 4900 block of N.C. 801, Woodleaf, on Thursday.

• Garrett Lynn Myers, 35, was charged with possession of a controlled substance in the 100 block of West Liberty Street on Thursday.

• Caleb Andrew Pastula, 23, was charged with communicating threats at Cabarrus County Detention Center, Concord, on Thursday.

• Erin Gulledge Burgess, 42, was charged with possession of a controlled substance in the 3000 block of South Main Street on Thursday.

Intern Jessica Pautz contributed to this report.

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