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Blotter: Rowan sex offender charged with failing to notify of address change

By Shavonne Walker
shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com

SALISBURY — A Rowan County sex offender was charged this week with failing to notify the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office within three days of his change of address.

Joseph David Ridley, 67, was charged on Wednesday with the felony offense and remains in the Rowan County jail under a $30,000 secured bond. He also faces misdemeanor communicating threats and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

In other Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports

• A woman reported on Wednesday she was the victim of an assault in the 1300 block of Julius Drive.

• A man reported on Wednesday someone stole his vehicle from the 500 block of Daughtery Road, China Grove.

• A juvenile brought a knife to Mount Ulla Elementary in his book bag, but made no threats to other students. The school disciplined the student.

• A man reported on Wednesday someone stole his belongings from his vehicle in the 600 block of East 22nd Street, Kannapolis.

• A woman reported on Wednesday she was the victim of credit card fraud in the 3300 block of West N.C. 152, China Grove.

• A man reported on Wednesday he was the victim of computer fraud in the 3100 block of Sides Road, Rockwell.

• A man reported on Wednesday he the victim of a burglary in the 600 block of West Ridge Road.

• A man reported on Wednesday he was the victim of misdemeanor assault on a female in the 1300 block of Julius Drive.

• Jackie Marion Davis, 40, was charged on Wednesday with misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury while at the Rowan courthouse.

• Carmen Diamant, 35, was charged on Wednesday with felony larceny of chose in action while at the Rowan Magistrate’s Office.

• Jesse Allen Redding, 22, was charged on Wednesday with felony common law robbery.

In Salisbury Police Department reports

• Circle K/76 Station reported on Tuesday a man came into the store, gave the cashier a credit card and license to fill up the tank after filling up he drove off without paying.

• A woman reported on Tuesday someone wrote on a vehicle with a blue marker in the 1500 block of Parkview Circle.

• A woman reported on Tuesday she was the victim of being hit by a rock in the 200 block of East 11th Street.

• A woman reported on Wednesday she was the victim of a burglary in the 1400 block of Faith Road.

• A man reported on Wednesday he was the victim of larceny in the 1300 block of Klumac Road.

• A man reported on Thursday his vehicle was stolen from the 300 block of South Merritt Avenue.

• A woman reported on Thursday her vehicle was broken into and items were taken while in the 200 block of East 12th Street.

• A man reported on Thursday he was the victim of fraud while in the 800 block of West Jake Alexander Boulevard.

• Aiden Whitley, 25, was charged on Tuesday with misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance Schedule VI while in the 800 block of East Innes and South Arlington streets.

• Isaiah Thomas Little, 22, was charged on Tuesday with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a controlled substance Schedule II while in the 1000 block of West Fisher and Lloyd streets.

• Antonio Jamel Rankin, 37, was charged on Tuesday with felony possession of a controlled substance Schedule II while in the 500 block of East Innes Street.

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