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Blotter: Salisbury man found unconscious in truck charged with drug possession

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged with heroin possession after he was found unconscious behind the wheel of a pickup ... Read more

1 hour ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man charged with drug possession following undercover purchases

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged Friday with multiple drug offenses after undercover drug transactions, said Salisbury Police Detective Travis ... Read more

12 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man accused of sex offenses, rape

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces felony sex offense charges after the victim reported the abuse to a doctor. Salisbury Police ... Read more

13 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan man charged, accused of sex offense of young child

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Rowan County man was charged this weekend with felony sex offense charges after he was accused in December ... Read more

14 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

Sheriff’s office says eight more businesses added to ‘fish arcades’ facing shutdown

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — More “fish arcade” businesses will face a shut down this week after Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten sent a ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Pair charged in connection with three Enochville armed robberies

ENOCHVILLE — A man has been charged with armed robbery of three convenience stores in the Enochville areas between Jan. 7 and Jan 16. Shelby ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

One charged following Enochville-area robberies

UPDATED 3:30 p.m. Jan 18 Jail records show Shelby Earl Smith, 23, was charged Friday with robbery with firearms or other dangerous weapons and placed ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Sheriff’s office arrests 10 for failing to pay child support, others for hiding them

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office says one man had to be rescued from an air conditioning unit Thursday while ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury Police, others to join forces on human trafficking seminar

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department has joined forces with local organizations to provide an educational seminar on human trafficking later ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man faces charges for child pornography-related offenses after tip to law enforcement

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man remains in the Rowan County jail after a tip led authorities to arrest him on child pornography-related charges. The Rowan ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Teen with possible gang ties accused of housing marijuana grow operation

CHINA GROVE — A China Grove teen with possible gang ties was charged Thursday after detectives uncovered a marijuana growing operation at a residence. Detectives ... Read more

5 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Surge in vehicle break-ins at hotels prompts police to remind motorists to lock doors

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In one night, six trucks and two passenger cars were broken into at a local hotel, say Salisbury police. ... Read more

5 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Men charged in connection with carjacking, robbery face new charge

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two men charged in connection with December a carjacking and robbery now face new charges, says the Rowan County ... Read more

5 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan Sheriff: ‘Fish arcades’ considered illegal gambling, to face shut down

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Six days ago, Salisbury Police charged D’Andre Anthony Curry with armed robbery after a pile of money found at ... Read more

6 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Suspect sought in Kannapolis robbery possibly linked to another robbery

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — Rowan County Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man believed to have robbed two Kannapolis convenience stores within days. ... Read more

7 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Kannapolis woman living in shed charged with drug possession

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis woman who was found to be living in a shed now faces felony drug possession charges after ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Cooleemee man charged with ID theft, accused of abusing company credit card

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office says a Cooleemee man allegedly racked up over $600 in charges on a company ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Deputies serve warrants on man for meth, weapon offenses

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  A Salisbury man faces felony drug and weapons charges after Rowan Sheriff’s deputies and probation officers went to a ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Winston-Salem man jailed after courthouse ruckus

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Winston-Salem man remains in the Rowan County jail after causing a ruckus at the Rowan County courthouse. Rowan ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Registered sex offender charged after attending West Rowan High event

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces felony charges after he attended a school event at West Rowan High School, which is a violation of sex ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Man charged with driving under influence took police on chase near Catawba College

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged with driving while impaired after an officer suspected he was under the influence. The man took the officer ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Man accused of stealing from teen counting tips at Sam’s Car Wash

SALISBURY — A local man was charged with robbery after he was accused of stealing money from a teenager who was counting his tips after ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Spencer man arrested on several charges

Monroe Alexander Blackwell III, 31, of Spencer, was charged with misdemeanor intoxicated and disruptive, resisting public officer and possession of stolen goods or property on ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Second West Rowan Middle teacher charged with sex offenses; third person sought

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office has charged a second West Rowan Middle teacher with exchanging explicit messages with a student at the school. ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

‘Tragic for everyone’: A look back at major crimes in Salisbury-Rowan in the 2010s

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com In the previous decade, Rowan County has seen drug rings, sex crimes, murders, stabbings and senseless other crimes that have, at ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man faces drug charges after interstate vehicle chase

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — What began as a vehicle stop by law enforcement for a broken taillight turned into a high-speed chase on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Police: Salisbury man found with ‘pile of money’ from robbery

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces felony robbery charges after a police dog tracked a scent that led to a “pile ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan Sheriff’s Office investigating Kannapolis Rushco robbery

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who robbed the Rushco convenience store in Kannapolis and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

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