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Police charge 18-year-old with trespassing on Salisbury High campus

Staff report

The code-yellow lockdown at Salisbury High School early Friday afternoon was connected to the arrest of a non-student, 18-year-old Brandon A. Lanaverde of Edgedale Drive, Salisbury.

According to reports from the Rowan County Magistrate’s Office, Salisbury Police charged Lanaverde with second-degree trespass and possession and consumption of a malt beverage.

Lanaverde was placed under $1,500 bond Friday. At 11:57 a.m. Friday, police responded to a report from the school resource officer of a suspicious man on campus.

The school went into the code-yellow lockdown for student safety and security reasons.

In other arrest reports from the Magistrate’s Office:

• Salisbury Police charged Chancellor Nayee Rankin, 17, of Salisbury, with misdemeanor possession with the intent to manufacture, sell or deliver marijuana after he also was charged with speeding, operating without a license and reckless driving.

Reports said Rankin was driving his vehicle 70 mph on West Innes Street, in sections which have a 35 mph speed limit. Although he is only 17, Rankin was charged as an adult because he already had been convicted on another crime as an adult.

He had 38 grams of marijuana, reports stated.

• The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office charged Emily Ann Lambert, 36, with simple assault for allegedly striking another woman Friday. Her bond was set at $1,500.

• On Friday, Salisbury Police charged Perry Quinton Simmons, 56, whose address is listed as the streets of Salisbury, with second-degree trespass at the Bojangles restaurant at 901 E. Innes St.

Reports said Simmons had been told by the manager not to enter and remain at the restaurant, but refused. He was placed under $300 bond, and he is not supposed to go on or about the premises until his case is decided in court.

• Salisbury Police charged Bill Kelly Blankenship, 44, of Salisbury, with misdemeanor larceny, allegedly taking items from Walmart valued at $48.30.

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