• 64°

Crime

Latest Crime

Two bodies found in home on Lincolnton Road

Salisbury Police on Saturday evening said officers were investigating a potential double homicide after finding two bodies inside a home on Lincolnton Road. Police said ... Read more

9 hours ago by Staff Report.

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

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Man faces arson charges for Kannapolis camper fire

A Concord man faces arson charges for a recreational camping trailer fire in Kannapolis. Brent Almond Trexler, 24, faces a charge of first-degree arson in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

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

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Police find car windows shot out, bullet holes in home on West Horah Street

SALISBURY – Shots fired were reported on the 1400 block of West Horah Street just after midnight on Saturday. Lt. Lee Walker, of the Salisbury ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Five held at gunpoint in East Lafayette Street robbery

SALISBURY – Two unnamed men are wanted for committing a robbery after entering an East Lafayette Street home and holding five victims at gunpoint. Salisbury ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Crime blotter: Salisbury man faces charges for firing shotgun in city limits, drug possession

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged Sunday with shooting a shotgun within city limits. Demarcus Jaquan Blackwell, 20, of Salisbury, was cited by the ... Read more

6 days ago by Ben Stansell.

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

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Man charged after deaths from fentanyl he’s accused of providing

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Mount Ulla man was charged Saturday with two felonies after allegedly providing two people with an illegal narcotic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rowan Sheriff’s Office releases image of person of interest in church arson

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office has released an image of a person of interest in an intentionally set fire at Franklin Baptist Church ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Teen faces weapons, counterfeit money charges in connection with PlayStation sale

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A 17-year-old Rowan County resident faces criminal charges after allegedly using counterfeit money to purchase a PlayStation game console. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

| Older >