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Shavonne Potts, Author at Salisbury Post

Crime

Man arrested in Kannapolis plotted to kill Biden, found with guns, explosive material, court documents state

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — A 19-year-old man arrested in Kannapolis in May was found with van full of explosive material and guns and ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, October 23, 2020 10:39 pm

Local

Flagger clipped by vehicle, taken to hospital with minor injuries

SALISBURY — A flagger who was directing traffic at the intersection of Avalon Drive and Stokes Ferry Road was struck by a motorist, police said. ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, October 23, 2020 5:51 pm

Crime

Blotter: Teens attempt to break into Gerry Wood Auto Group

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police caught three Winston-Salem juveniles attempting to break into Gerry Wood Auto Group after the alarm sounded early Friday ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, October 23, 2020 3:38 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Appeals court reverses Salisbury man’s 2018 hit, run conviction

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The N.C. Court of Appeals has reversed the 2018 hit-and-run conviction of a Salisbury man who spent six years ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:05 pm

Crime

Blotter: Salisbury man served with warrant, charged with cocaine possession

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged with cocaine possession when he was found with drugs while officers served him with ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:13 pm

Crime

Kannapolis man faces felony charges for injuring officers, fleeing traffic stop

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A 23-year-old Kannapolis was out of the hospital and in jail Thursday morning on felony charges related to a ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:39 am

News

Sheriff’s Office accepts Shop with a Cop applications

This year, because of COVID-19 restrictions, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Shop with a Cop Christmas assistance experience will be held online. Typically, each child ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:00 am

East Spencer

East Spencer board rejects tiny house idea

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Jamilla Kennedy will have to come up with a new affordable housing plan after the town board did ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Oct. 22

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A man reported on Monday a white Chevrolet Silverado was stolen from the 100 block of Cedar Ridge ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:58 pm

Crime

Sheriff’s Office: Two deputies injured, suspect shot during chase on U.S. 601

SALISBURY — As two deputies were dragged by a fleeing vehicle early Wednesday, one fired his gun at the driver and struck him in the ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:18 am

Crime

Police: Two armed men rob local convenience store

SALISBURY — Police say two armed men walked into a local convenience store Monday night and demanded the clerk hand over the money. The two ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:57 pm

Crime

Blotter: Local woman swindled out of hundreds in gift card scam

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local woman was swindled out of $340 after she was told to send money via eBay gift cards ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:56 pm

Local

Salvation Army Christmas assistance program moves online this year

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The process to apply for Christmas assistance this year will be done online only to minimize in-person contact. “With ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:12 pm

Crime

Blotter: Cleveland man faces child abuse offense after overdose

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com CLEVELAND — A local man faces misdemeanor child abuse charges following an overdose at his home with his 11-year-old son present. ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, October 16, 2020 2:36 pm

Local

Census expert: With thousands uncounted, Rowan County could lose out on millions in funding

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — If the estimated 35% of Rowan Countians did not respond to the 2020 Census by Thursday’s moved-up deadline, ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, October 16, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Police: Unlocked vehicles ransacked in Salisbury neighborhood

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police say someone ransacked two vehicles unlocked at home in the Country Club of Salisbury. The victim told a ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:10 pm

Crime

Cleveland man faces charges for shooting incident near Kannapolis, chase

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — A Cleveland man faces assault and drug charges after a shooting incident and subsequent vehicle chase. The Rowan County ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, October 15, 2020 11:03 am

Crime

Law enforcement officials tout progress to reduce crime in Salisbury

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Since October 2019, 50 people from Rowan County have been indicted federally for drug-related or other violent crimes as ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:10 am

Crime

Salisbury woman faces cocaine, marijuana charges

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman faces felony drug charges after police served a search warrant at her home and allegedly found ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:46 pm

Crime

Crime blotter: Oct. 15

In Salisbury Police Department reports • Marie White Carlos, 60, was charged on Tuesday with felony possession of a controlled substance schedule II while in ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:21 pm

Crime

Blotter: Rowan investigators looking into vandalism of Woodleaf church

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com WOODLEAF — Rowan investigators are looking into the vandalism of a Woodleaf church, making it the third religious institution vandalized or ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:09 pm

Crime

Inmate charged with attacking, injuring Rowan Detention Center officer

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An inmate with a criminal history that includes assault has been charged with attacking a Rowan County Detention Center ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:14 am

Local

Rowan Sheriff’s Office announces agency promotions

SALISBURY — Two veteran officers with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office have been promoted to the rank of major following the retirement of Maj. Tim ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Salisbury man faces drug charges after being found unconscious outside convenience store

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces multiple drug charges after he was discovered unconscious in a car outside a convenience store. ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Monday, October 12, 2020 2:53 pm

Crime

Rowan County man charged in overdose death of Cleveland couple

CLEVELAND — A Rowan County man faces felony charges related to the overdose death of a Cleveland couple four months after they were found dead ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Monday, October 12, 2020 11:35 am

Crime

Police looking for man who struck ambulance in hit, run

SALISBURY — Salisbury police are looking for a man who struck the rear of a NuCare ambulance and left the accident scene. The ambulance was ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Monday, October 12, 2020 11:30 am

Local

Miller’s Ferry crash prompts policies to protect first responders

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — When Miller’s Ferry firefighters on Aug. 11 responded to Interstate 85 for a commercial vehicle fire, none expected they’d ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:10 am

Local

Emergency Responder Safety Institute tracks roadside collision data

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — This year, there have been 38 emergency responders, law enforcement and tow service personnel killed nationwide by vehicles while ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:00 am

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