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Blotter: Salisbury man charged with shooting at police, robbing Goodwill in December

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A 29-year-old Salisbury man was charged Friday with firing at law enforcement officers following an armed robbery at Goodwill ... Read more

6 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Teen found dead on Grove Street, another dies from gunshot wound while being airlifted

SALISBURY — In what’s being called a homicide investigation, one man was found dead on the on the side of Grove Street early Friday morning ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Shots fired into West Lafayette Street home

SALISBURY — Bullets were found in the living room of a West Lafayette Street house early Thursday after a neighbor reported hearing gunshots. Salisbury Police ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Jan. 21

In Salisbury Police reports: • A man reported property damage Wednesday in the 600 block of West Council Street. • Police responded to a fight ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Former paramedic charged with embezzling a controlled substance

SALISBURY — A former Rowan County paramedic was charged Wednesday with embezzling a controlled substance. William Buckley Stout, 43, of China Grove allegedly removed a 10 ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

For third time, convenience store robbed after man asks for Newport cigarettes

SALISBURY — For the third time in as many days, a man robbed a gas station by asking for Newport cigarettes and showing a gun, ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Police: Granite Quarry, Salisbury robberies may be connected

GRANITE QUARRY — Police are investigating whether an armed robbery early Wednesday may be connected to another one a day earlier in Salisbury. In the ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Texas man robbed at knifepoint during stop in Rowan County

SALISBURY — A Texas man driving a tractor-trailer was robbed at knifepoint Thursday during a stop at Love’s Travel Stop on Peeler Road. The thief, ... Read more

6 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Guns stolen from apartment on Lakewood Drive

SALISBURY — Thieves on Friday night made off with three guns and ransacked an apartment in a complex on Lakewood Drive. Salisbury Police said the ... Read more

6 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man robs convenience store with handgun, receives $150

SALISBURY — Police are looking to identify a Salisbury man after he robbed a gas station on Innes Street. The unidentified man, who was described ... Read more

6 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Woman faces drug, child abuse charges

SALISBURY — A 34-year-old woman faces drug and child abuse charges after being arrested by Salisbury Police on Monday. Tracy Melinda Hooker, of Salisbury, was ... Read more

6 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Rockwell man charged with statutory rape

SALISBURY – Michael Benjamin Gobble, 43, of Rockwell, was charged Saturday with felony statutory rape of a child and felony indecent liberties with a child. ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Search warrant produces half-dozen drug charges for Salisbury man

SALISBURY — A 21-year-old faces a half-dozen drug-related charges after being served with a search warrant by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigative Unit. ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Crime blotter: Jan. 15

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • A man reported Wednesday that someone used his information to file an unemployment. • A man reported a ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: China Grove woman faces felony drug charges

LANDIS — A China Grove woman faces multiple felony drug charges after being the passenger in a car stopped by a sheriff’s deputy. Leigh Ann ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Kannapolis man faces felony, misdemeanor drug charges

KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis man faces felony and misdemeanor drug charges after being searched during a traffic stop. Jesse Thomas Absher, 38, of East 16th ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Woman faces charges for assault with scissors

SALISBURY — A Rowan County woman faces charges after allegedly using scissors to assault another woman. Cheryl Jean Little, 40, of Rock Pond Lane, was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Police investigating confrontation involving shot fired into the air

SALISBURY — Police are analyzing video footage after a shot was fired into the air during a confrontation near the intersection of Standish Street and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Salisbury woman shot in head, hand

SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman was hospitalized after being shot in the head and hand. The woman, Tiffany Ledbetter, was pulling into the driveway of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Home shot several times after knock at door

SALISBURY — A home on Myron Place was shot several times Tuesday after a knock on the door of the residence. Salisbury Police said a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Woman charged with misusing 911

SALISBURY — A woman faces charges of misusing the 911 telephone system after allegedly calling for a non-emergency domestic matter, the Sheriff’s Office said. Sebrina ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

UPDATED: All clear after packages force county employee evacuations

SALISBURY — The Rowan Health and Social Services departments were evacuated Tuesday after a man dropped off packages and left. The packages, which contained the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Jan 11

In Salisbury Police reports: • Farmers and Merchants Bank on Friday reported vandalism in the 600 block of Jake Alexander Boulevard. • Ulta on Friday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man shot while driving on Standish Street

SALISBURY — A 61-year-old man was shot in the leg Sunday while driving on Standish Street near Brenner Crossing Apartments. Wilbert Orr was shot in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Man arrested for setting fires to vehicles in Spencer

SPENCER — A man accused of setting several cars on fire at a Spencer business last week was apprehended on Saturday afternoon. Brandon Payne, 33, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Spencer police release images of man suspected of setting fire to cars

SPENCER — Police are looking for a man in connection with an intentionally set fire at an auto fabrication business on South Salisbury Avenue. Spencer ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Salisbury man charged in Webb Road-area break-ins

SALISBURY — A 37-year-old man faces criminal charges for breaking into or attempting to break into buildings near the intersection of Webb and Old Concord ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Two face charges in damages, theft totaling more than $1 million

SALISBURY — Two men face a laundry list of charges in connection with damage and theft totaling more than $1 million from a site owned ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

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