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Shavonne Potts, Author at Salisbury Post

News

Many offices closing Friday to observe July 4th

The following are municipal observances for the July 4th holiday, many of which are observing the holiday on Friday. The City of Salisbury will operate ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Sheriff offers July 4th safety tips

SALISBURY — Traditionally, the July 4th holiday brings one of the highest traffic flows of the year and is often the deadliest weekend of the ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Registered sex offender found living close to school

SALISBURY — A registered sex offender was charged this week after he moved to a residence within 1,000 feet of Salisbury High, which is a ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:23 pm

Crime

Florida woman charged with identity theft, suspected of other crimes

SALISBURY — A Florida woman posing as a customer is accused of cashing a $1,980 check at a local bank in the member’s name suspected ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:58 am

Crime

Salisbury man issued citations for hit and run accident

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces misdemeanor offenses after he crashed into a tree during an argument with his girlfriend and ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Rowan investigators looking into Rockwell house fire

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com ROCKWELL — Investigators with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office are looking into a fire that was intentionally set at a home ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Two masked, gloved men rob Cricket Wireless cellphone store

SALISBURY — Police are looking for two men who robbed a Cricket Wireless cellphone store Monday morning while wearing disposable face masks and rubber gloves. ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 11:35 am

Local

Sheriff’s office identifies man who drowned in High Rock Lake after possible seizure

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A man who is believed to have had a seizure and drowned while landscaping at a Rendleman Road home ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:53 am

Crime

Thief breaks into church steals gun, karaoke machine, other items

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury police are looking into who broke into a local church and stole items that include sound equipment. The ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Man dies on High Rock Lake after possible seizure, fall into water

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com HIGH ROCK LAKE — A man died Monday after authorities said he fell into a cove on High Rock Lake after ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Monday, June 29, 2020 5:00 pm

Crime

Salisbury woman accused of forging father’s name on checks

SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman faces a felony offense after she accused of forging a check with her father’s name on it. According to the ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Monday, June 29, 2020 12:04 pm

News

Correction: Paul Kollie

The charge and bond information listed for Paul Kollie in Thursday’s Post contained incorrect information that was provided to the Post. He was charged with ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Two men charged in two separate violent domestic assaults

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two local men face assault charges after two separate domestic violence-related incidents that left women bruised and battered. On ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:32 pm

Crime

Salisbury Police: couple, child threatened at gunpoint during home invasion, robbery

SALISBURY — Salisbury police are investigating a Thursday morning home invasion and robbery where a couple and their child were threatened at gunpoint in their ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:17 pm

Crime

Police looking into Park Circle break-in, gunshot fired inside home

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury police late Thursday responded to a call in the 500 block of Park Circle after a call to ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:11 pm

Crime

Police: Man stabbed in head with screwdriver after violating restraining order

SALISBURY — A local man faces a domestic violence-related charge after he allegedly violated a domestic violence restraining order and showed up at a woman’s ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, June 26, 2020 3:56 pm

Local

Security guard killed while checking tractor-trailer for delivery

SALISBURY — A security guard was struck and killed Thursday morning after she was hit by a tractor-trailer at the Dillard’s Distribution Center, 1315 Peach ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, June 26, 2020 3:52 pm

Crime

Blotter: June 26

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A woman reported on Tuesday she was the victim of fraud while in the ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, June 26, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Salisbury man arrested on weapon, marijuana charges while in car with accused murder suspect

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged with a weapons violation and a misdemeanor marijuana offense after he was arrested while riding in the car ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:51 pm

Crime

Rowan Sheriff’s Office: Elderly woman scammed out of $6,000

SALISBURY — An elderly woman was scammed this week after receiving a phone call from someone who offered her money if she provided her social ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:46 pm

Crime

Salisbury man faces felony charges for dozens of residential, vehicle break-ins

SALISBURY — Rowan County Sheriff’s Office investigators say a Salisbury man faces multiple felony and misdemeanor charges after being tied to dozens of residential and ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:29 pm

News

Police looking into vehicle break-ins at Salisbury apartment complex

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police are trying to determine who stole items and ransacked vehicles that were unlocked at a local apartment complex. ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Police: Salisbury man charged following vehicle, foot chase

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces multiple charges following a vehicle pursuit and subsequent foot chase after someone reported hearing shots ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:07 pm

Crime

Salisbury man faces methamphetamine charges following probation search

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces methamphetamine charges after the drug was found on him during a probation search, according to Salisbury police spokesman Lt. ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:22 pm

Crime

Blotter: Thieves steal catalytic converter from local furniture shop

SALISBURY — Thieves broke into a truck that belonged to a local furniture company and left with a catalytic converter. There have been a number ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:37 pm

Crime

Two men charged with violating state metal recycling law

CLEVELAND — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office has charged two men with violating a state law regarding the sale of multiple catalytic converters to individuals. ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:35 pm

Cleveland

Cleveland police chief resigns, interim appointed

CLEVELAND — After less than three years, Cleveland Police Chief Bradford Weaver resigned from the post late last week, said Mayor Patrick Phifer. No reason ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:31 pm

Crime

Blotter: June 23

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com In Salisbury Police Department reports • A man reported on Saturday someone stole his vehicle from the 600 block of West ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:00 am

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