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Veteran CMPD Officer Crashes Into Truck, Charged with DWI

A veteran CMPD officer is facing charges of driving while impaired and drinking while operating a law enforcement vehicle for crashing his vehicle into a truck while he was responding to a traffic accident on Friday morning. 49-year-old Richard Andringa, who started his …Read More

Police Arrest 2 Suspects Connected to Home Invasion, Shooting

Police arrested and charged two people in connection with the invasion of a home close to Mount Holly on Thursday where one victim was shot and another was assaulted. According to police, the home invasion happened on Stanly Lucia Road …Read More

Police Find Two Dead in Cherryville Shooting

Cherryville police said two people were killed in a Gaston County shooting around midnight on Friday. Andy Heath Hartman, 40, was found dead from a gunshot wound in Cherryville after police responded to the location at 112 Bates Avenue, according …Read More

Charlotte’s Largest Crime in First Half of 2015 is Car Theft

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, the highest crime the area has experience in the first half of the year is from vehicle theft. Crime statistics will be released by police in a few days showing that auto thefts were more prevalent …Read More

Suspect in Shooting Double Homicide Pleads Not Guilty

A man pleaded not guilty on Thursday after being charged in a double homicide in north Charlotte. Levi Johnson is believed to have fired shots into a car multiple times on Reagan Drive in July 2013, police said. Those killed in …Read More

Man Found Dismembered in Barrel Has Been Identified, Suspect Arrested

The man whose body was found in Stallings last week dismembered and stuffed in a barrel has been identified by police and a man has been arrested in connection with the crime. The victim was identified as 41-year-old Jaime Toledano …Read More

Man Arrested and Charged for Illegally Tattooing 12-Year-Olds

A Harmony man is being charged for tattooing two 12-year-old girls without a license on Sunday. Police received information that minors in a Trivette Road home were getting tattoos. They discovered the tattooer was Trevor Shane Carson and that he …Read More

One Person Shot, Another Assaulted During Home Invasion

A home invasion that occurred in Mount Holly on Thursday morning left two people injured, according to police. One of the people was assaulted and the other was shot during the incident on Stanly Lucia Road at 6:48 a.m., Gaston …Read More

Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 07-30-2015

Name WANDA LAVONNE PATTERSON Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 08/04/1963 Height 5’8″ Weight 245 Arrest Date Time 2015-07-30 00:38:00 Court Case 5902014750090 Charge Description SECOND DEGREE TRESPASS Bond Amount 230.00 Name RANDALL TODD POOLE Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 12/22/1987 Height 5’10” …Read More

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Gaston County Arrests and Mugshots 07-30-2015

Name Bolin, Dustin Lee Arrest Type Felony DOB 5/7/1989 Height 5′ 3" Weight 160.0 lbs Arrest Date Time 7/30/2015 7:19 AM Court Case 193790 Charge Description Habeas Corpus Bond Amount $0.00 Name Creel, Sydney Taylor Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 5/19/1995 …Read More

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Union County Arrests and Mugshots 07-30-2015

Name Carraway, Sandra Medlin Arrest Date 07/30/2015 Court Case Charge Simple Possess Sch Iv C/S (M), Description Carraway, Sandra Medlin (W /F/53) Arrest on chrg of Simple Possess Sch Iv C/s (M), at 3344 Presson Rd, Monroe, NC, on 7/30/2015 …Read More

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Firefighters Rescue Charlotte Man Who Fell into 8-Foot Hole

Firefighters rescued a man from an 8-foot hole he fell down on Clarke Boulevard, close to North Tryon Street, in Charlotte on Wednesday morning. It took around 20 minutes for the firefighters to rescue the man, who had serious injuries …Read More