Blotter: Salisbury man charged with assaulting pregnant woman

Published 11:20 pm Sunday, December 5, 2021

Peyton Peterson, 22, of Salisbury was charged Saturday with the misdemeanor offenses of domestic criminal trespassing, communicating threats, injury to real property, attempted breaking or entering a building and assault on a female.

An arrest report states Peterson shoved a pregnant woman to the ground and held her down, resulting in a doctor’s visit. The other offenses were tied to the same victim, who also reports Peterson damaged a door in her home after allegedly breaking in.

Peterson remained in jail Sunday without a bond.

In weekend arrests:

• Bernard Johnson, 52, of Salisbury was charged Saturday with misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon and simple assault after allegedly punching a man and striking him with an aluminum bat in the head causing an injury on the forehead.

• Corey Levi Crawson, 25, of China Grove was charged Saturday with felony fleeing to elude arrest with a motor vehicle and cited for reckless driving to endanger and speeding on Interstate 85 near N.C. 152. He was booked into the Rowan County Detention Center on a bond of $25,000.

• Ricky Lee Hoskins, 42, of Salisbury was charged Saturday with felony possession of a firearm by a felon and misdemeanor resisting a public officer. An arrest report states Hoskins was in possession of a GLOCK 21 pistol after being convicted in 2016 of maintaining controlled substances in a vehicle/dwelling/place, a felony offense. Hoskins on Saturday also received citations related to impaired driving and possessing an open container. He was booked into the Rowan County Detention Center on a bond of $20,000.

• Jose A. Hernandez Alvarenga, 26, of Salisbury was charged Friday with felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Jacob Robert Webb, 21, of Salisbury was charged Saturday with felony possession of methamphetamine and felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

• Michael Davis Canaday, 47, of Salisbury was charged Saturday with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

• Gretchen Mary Beckwith, 37, of Kannapolis was charged Sunday with felony possession of heroin, a schedule one controlled substance, along with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.