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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

8 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

15 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Crime blotter, June 29

In weekend crime reports: • River Kyle Lowe, 21, of Salisbury, was charged with felony possession of a schedule two controlled substance, felony possession with ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Prison inmates barricade themselves in dorm, Department of Public Safety says

SALISBURY — In an incident Saturday morning at Piedmont Correctional Institution, about 36 inmates barricaded themselves into a dorm, said N.C. Department of Public Safety ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

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

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

6 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

6 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

6 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

7 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury man faces first-degree murder charges in Green Street shooting

SALISBURY — During a traffic stop Thursday night, police arrested a Salisbury man for first-degree murder in connection with a June 7 shooting on Green ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

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

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police investigating weekend fight, shooting at local apartment complex

SALISBURY — Salisbury police investigators are looking into a weekend fight at a local apartment complex that turned into a shooting. Two people received minor ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Kannapolis man arrested after allegedly strangling woman

SALISBURY — A Kannapolis man was arrested Friday for a felony charge of assault by strangulation after allegedly strangling a woman back in May. Montreal ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

Blotter: June 20

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

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Teen charged in Kannapolis shooting after two-hour standoff in Spencer

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SPENCER — Kannapolis Police charged a 17-year-old Tuesday with involvement in a shooting incident there after a two-hour standoff with law ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police respond to shots fired near Bringle Ferry Road and Green Street

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police responded to a call about shots fired Wednesday near the intersection of Bringle Ferry Road and Green Street. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

East Spencer man faces methamphetamine charges

An East Spencer man faces multiple charges for methamphetamine trafficking offenses following a five-month undercover sting, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. Howard Lynard ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

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