• 72°

Crime blotter: Jan. 31

• Bobby J. Skeens, 37, of Charlotte, was charged Sunday for felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. 

• Brittany Leann Laws, 27, was charged Saturday for misdemeanor assault to inflict serious injury. Laws allegedly struck a victim with a towel rack, leaving them with lacerations above their eye and head, as well as cuts on their hand.

• William Alexander Turner, 44, was charged Friday with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, deliver a schedule II controlled substance and felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance. Turner allegedly was in possession of crack cocaine weighing 1.7 grams.

• Heather Lannette Morgan, 37, of China Grove, was charged Friday with misdemeanor simple possession of a schedule IV controlled substance and misdemeanor simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance. Morgan was accused of having more than three dosage bars of Xanax and 30 milligrams of amphetamine and Adderall.

• Chip Rodney Daniels, 39, of Tyler, Texas, was charged Saturday for misdemeanor resisting a public officer for delaying a traffic collision investigation by tearing up a written statement.

• Travis Scott Stover, 24, of China Grove was charged Saturday felony possession of heroin, felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Stover was already wanted for felony possession of a schedule I controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia in December.

• Shelly Knight Moore, 35, of Rockwell was charged Saturday for misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor simple possession of a schedule VI controlled substance.

• Jimmy Mitchell Locklear, 54, was charged Sunday for felony possession of heroin and felony possession of methamphetamine.

Comments

Local

Downtown residents, business owners say noisy construction is A-OK, sign of progress to come

Business

County unemployment rises in June, positive job growth seen in leisure and hospitality sector

Local

NC poet laureate will speak during historical marker celebration, talks about life, race

Local

Spencer moves back public hearing on longer, staggered terms

Education

High school fire academy lets seniors jump start a service career

News

Country Club of Salisbury unveils renovated clubhouse, plots additional upgrades

David Freeze

David Freeze: Biggest adventure day coming next

Local

South Ellis Street in for improvements because of $100,000 grant for BlockWork

Local

Little League softball: Rowan drops regional final, but moves on

Education

Catawba students, grads make it out to the ballpark for summer of baseball

Education

Education briefs: RSS Teacher of the Year gets Phillip J. Kirk Scholarship

News

North Carolina requiring state health workers to get vaccine

Nation/World

Infrastructure deal: Senate suddenly acts to take up bill

News

State briefs: North Carolina woman charged after 4-year-old shoots himself

Coronavirus

Rowan County among communities where CDC recommends masks indoors

Crime

Blotter: Shooters mistakenly fire bullets into woman’s West Kerr Street house

Local

Light installation could delay Bell Tower Green opening, but formal event still set for Sept. 10

Kannapolis

Kannapolis restroom listed among top 10 in the country, vying for top spot

Business

Mixed-use development planned near Atrium Health Ballpark

Local

Little League softball: Rowan plays for regional championship, qualifies for World Series

Nation/World

CDC changes course on indoor masks in some parts of the US

Nation/World

Racism of rioters takes center stage in Jan. 6 hearing

News

State briefs: Woman accused of taking baby to break-in

Nation/World

Man pleads guilty to 4 Asian spa killings, sentenced to life