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Police Find Meth Lab Run By Salisbury Man and 17-Year-Old

A Salisbury man and teen girl have been arrested by police with the state of Connecticut for running a mobile meth lab. Police found the lab in a McDonald’s parking lot in Vernon, which is around 18 miles to the …Read More

Painting Vandalized at Winthrop University

Police are trying to determine who vandalized a portrait of Benjamin Tillman at Winthrop University’s Tillman Hall by using red paint to write “violent racist” across the piece Thursday morning. The incident occurred around 9:30 a.m., according to Daniel Mahony, …Read More

Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 07-05-2015

Name KEVIN JOEL CASIANO Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 08/28/1985 Height 6’1″ Weight 194 Arrest Date Time 2015-07-05 00:30:00 Court Case 5902014043656 Charge Description MISDEMEANOR LARCENY Bond Amount 500.00 Name JAHLIL MIGUEL BAKER Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 07/01/1993 Height 6’2″ Weight …Read More

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Woman Cited for Dragging, Killing Dog with Car

A woman has been charged with animal cruelty after dragging a dog with her vehicle down a road in north Charlotte Thursday morning. Police received a call about a dog being dragged behind a vehicle about 10:30 a.m. in the 8200 …Read More

Stupid Crime of the Week: Man Tries to Sell Back Stolen Car to Owner

Police said a man in Boynton Beach, FL, was arrested after attempting to sell a car back to the person he had originally stolen it from. Marquis Whipple stole the car from the driveway of Tom Funicello on June 11. …Read More

Police Continue Enforcing Operation Firecracker Over Weekend

Police are currently in the middle of Operation Firecracker, a 10-day campaign to prevent drunken driving. The campaign, which goes through Monday, is statewide and focuses on the Fourth of July weekend. This holiday is part of the top five …Read More

Woman Pleads Guilty in Charlotte to Ponzi Scheme Involvement

A Colorado woman has entered a guilty plea in Charlotte in Federal Court Tuesday for her involvement in a Ponzi scheme resulting in $7 million in which investors only received a fraction of it. Kristine Johnson plead guilty to conspiracy to …Read More

Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 07-04-2015

Name GARY COLVIN Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 07/29/1988 Height 5’7″ Weight 155 Arrest Date Time 2015-07-04 00:13:00 Court Case 5902015223403 Charge Description ASSAULT ON A FEMALE Bond Amount   Name AUGUSTINE BREONE Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 11/02/1985 Height 5’8″ Weight …Read More

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Police Seek Man Who Robbed Two Charlotte Hotels

A suspect of two armed robberies Thursday night that happened within an hour apart is being sought by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. The first robbery occurred right before 8 p.m. Thursday at the University City Drury Inn and Suites, police said. An employee …Read More

Man Who Used Doctors’ IDs to Get Drugs Will Enter Plea Deal

A plea agreement has been reached for a man who has been accused of getting drugs by stealing IDs from doctors. Preston Potts is the stepson of a police officer in Matthews. He is accused of receiving oxycodone the past …Read More

Police Investigating Church Fires Following Charleston Shooting

The fire that happened at Briar Creek Baptist Church’s children center on June 24 was intentionally set, police are saying. Police are also investigating what caused seven other Southern church fires in predominantly black churches over the past two weeks. …Read More

Police Seek Three People In South Charlotte Break-In, Robbery

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are looking for some people who robbed seven people in a south Charlotte apartment Tuesday. The break-in and robbery happened around 5:30 a.m. at the Carmel on Providence apartments located in the 4100 block of Knob Oak Lane. …Read More