Cold Case Unit

Arrest Made in 1981 Sexual Assault Cold Case

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Sexual Assault Cold Case Unit have arrested Roger Dale Honeycutt for a rape which he committed in 1981. On February 21, 1981, Honeycutt entered the female victim’s home in the 2500 block of Eastway …Read More

CMPD Sexual Assault Cold Case Unit Makes Arrest

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Sexual Assault Cold Case Unit have arrested Carl Rayfette Harrison for a rape that occurred in September of 1991. On September 4, 1991, a 23 yr old female accepted a ride from two men …Read More

CMPD Homicide Cold Case Detectives Make Arrest

UPDATE:  (5/4/11) – From April 25, 2011, to May 4, 2011, the District Attorney’s Homicide Team tried Tyrone Johnson, 33, for the first-degree murder of Ms. Johnnie Mae Shine, 40.  The jury trial took place in at the Mecklenburg County …Read More

On a regular basis, homicide cold case files are selected and reviewed by the Homicide Cold Case Review Team. The links below show the most recent cold cases that been reviewed by the team. The Homicide Cold Case Unit requests …Read More

CMPD Sexual Assault Unit Case Update

Darrell Boyd went to trial on August 3, 2009, for two sexual assaults which occurred in 1998. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit’s Cold Case Squad charged Mr. Boyd in the two incidents in December of 2007. On August …Read More

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CMPD: Sexual Assault Cold Case Unit Arrest

On May 4, 1997, a 29 year old female was walking on Boone St near Oaklawn Ave. when an unknown black male pulled up to her and forced her into his vehicle. He threatened to assault her with a knife. …Read More

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Suspect sentenced in a Rape Cold Case

On 11-5-1994, a 17 yr old female was attacked inside her home by a male acquaintance who she knew by an alias name. The suspect tied the victim up with an electrical cord and sexually assaulted her. He was armed …Read More

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CMPD Arrests Serial Rapist – Sentenced to 35 Years In Prison

UPDATE: 3/30/11- On March 28, 2011, a jury trial began involving the six rape cases against Gilbert McNair. All of the victims were present and ready to proceed with the trial. Pre-trial motions were heard and after the Judge refused …Read More

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CMPD Cold Case Unit Volunteer’s Receive Award

US Attorney General Michael Mukasey will present members of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Homicide Cold Case Unit review board with the Citizen Volunteer Service Award on May 30, 2008 at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. The annual award recognizes …Read More

Two Cold Cases from 2000 Solved

Biological evidence led CMPD’s Sexual Assault Cold Case detectives to identify and charge two suspects in separate sexual assaults from 2000. Christopher Lynn Porter, 31, pled guilty yesterday and received a sentence of 12 1/2- 16 years for the June …Read More

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1998 Sexual Assault Case Solved

The CMPD Sexual Assault Cold Case detectives identified and charged 36-year old Darrell Boyd (R) with two brutal sexual assaults committed in 1998: May 1, 1998: Vinca Circle @ 9:30 am: 22 year-old victim was home alone in her apartment. …Read More

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Arrest Made in 1999 Homicide Case

The CMPD Homicide Cold Case Unit arrested 33-year old Mandrey Davis in connection with the 1999 murder of 32-year old Kiawana Grace. On May 11, 1999, CMPD Officers responded to Hilo Drive in reference to a possible deceased person. Upon …Read More