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Stupid Crime of the Week: Man Drives into Pole Because of Owl Watching

A man who was in an early morning car wreck near Seattle blames owl watching for his accident. According to police in Tukwila, which is around 10 miles south of Seattle, the driver said he was pursuing an owl when he …Read MoreRead More

Iredell Co. Sex Offender Arrested for Use of Fake Online Name

A registered sex offender in Iredell County has been charged with using social media under a fake name. Investigators arrested Statesville man Carnito Cannail Glaspy, 32, after they caught him online using the name “Daniel Glaspy,” according to Sheriff Darren Campbell on …Read More

Two Men on Trial for 2013 Charlotte Killing

Almost two years after the shooting death of Ronny Steele, two Charlotte men charged in connected with the deaths have been on trial. After the courthouse in Mecklenburg was closed Thursday, the trial for Ryan Kendell Andrews, 26, and James M. Hunter, …Read More

Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 02-28-2015

Name DEXTER JEROME HINTON Arrest Type Traffic DOB 04/01/1958 Height 6’1″ Weight 200 Arrest Date Time 2015-02-28 00:05:00 Court Case 5902015207613 Charge Description DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED Bond Amount   Name DEZMOND TYRELL LEACH Arrest Type Felony DOB 10/22/1993 Height 6’2″ …Read More

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1 Killed in Charlotte Shooting

A shooting Friday left one person dead in the 1500 block of Newcastle Street, between I-77 and Beatties Ford Road off LaSalle Street, according to police. Police responded to a call right before 1 p.m. about assault with a deadly …Read More

Houston Area Traffic Stop Brings New Info. on Mecklenburg Homicides

A traffic stop that happened Tuesday near Houston is providing police with more information on the four Mecklenburg killings this week. Matthews police were called to investigate a shooting in the parking lot of a hotel early Sunday that resulted …Read More

Man Suspected of Phylicia Barnes Murder Appears in Court

Michael Maurice Johnson, the man re-indicted on charges with the killing of Phylicia Barnes, the Union County teenager who disappeared in 2010, was back in court Thursday. Johnson’s attorney requested a dismiss of the indictment in Baltimore, while prosecutors’ motioned …Read More

Man Charged in Connection with Death from 2013

A Greenville man was arrested Thursday for connection in the murder of a woman from 2013 in Charlotte, police said. Karlos Antonio Holmes, 45, was arrested without incident, according to CMPD. Tiffany Claiborne, 31, was found dead in her house …Read More

Released Autopsy Shows 89-Year-Old Killed by Gunshot

An autopsy report obtained from the Observer of an elderly woman who was killed at the end of last year shows she was shot in the head and left in her home for a long time. In December, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police responding …Read More

Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 02-27-2015

Name SHAWN ERIC SPRINGS Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 05/22/1970 Height 5’11″ Weight 190 Arrest Date Time 2015-02-27 00:16:00 Court Case 5902015207468 Charge Description POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA Bond Amount 1500.00 Name TIFFANY CATHERINEVIRGINIA REED Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 11/01/1990 Height 5’4″ …Read More

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Police: Mooresville Shooting Suspect Still at Large

Police were still searching Thursday for the suspect from the shooting of a man in the parking lot of a business on Monday. Mooresville man Theodore Maurice Ford, 27, was found by police right before 5 p.m. in the parking lot of Food …Read More

CMPD: Missing Man with Mental Health Issues Found Unharmed

A man with mental health problems who was missing since Wednesday night has been found and reported safe by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Cameron Sipe was reported missing by his father Wednesday about 8:30 pm. Sipe was last seen in east Charlotte’s …Read More