Murder

Man Shot & Killed by his Cousin

At 7:15 pm on Friday, police responded to a home on Potters Glen Road in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found 21-year old Tracey Albert McKenzie deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. Homicide Detectives arrested and charged McKenzie’s 29-year …Read More

Woman Murdered in the University Area

On Thursday evening, CMPD Officers responded to the Heather Ridge Apartments on Meadow Vista Road and discovered 30-year old Kellie S. Owens deceased inside her apartment. Police say Owen’s 2-year old daughter was in the apartment at the time of …Read More

Murder at Mint Hill Sports Bar

UPDATE: The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office has dropped the murder charge against Gary Dollarhite. The shooting was self-defense. Last night, Mint Hill police officers and Medic were called to Rookie’s Sports Bar & Grill on Brighton Park Drive in …Read More

Two Men Shot & Killed on Christmas

As we were busy enjoying time with family and friends over the holidays, CMPD homicide detectives were busy investigating two different murders that occurred in Charlotte. On Christmas Eve, officers responded to 2732 Old Steele Creek Road around 10:30 pm …Read More

Man Stabbed to Death on Julia Ave

Last night, police responded to 2420 Julia Avenue in reference to a report of a man stabbed to death. Upon arrival, police found 32-year old Moises Lionidas Aquilar deceased. Police believe 29-year old Raymundo Antonio Castaneda (R) is responsible for …Read More

CMPD provided the following information on 12/20/07: Violent index crimes decreased by -5.2% while property crimes rose by 4%. Homicides were down nearly -20% through the of November (see year-to-date information below) Robberies were holding just about even; -.02% reduction …Read More

14-year old Shot & Killed on Mumford Lane

UPDATE: Police say Malcolm Ruth was shot by his 11-year old neighbor. At this time, no charges have been filed against the boy. Around 6:30 pm, CMPD Officers responded to 1406 Mumford Lane in reference to a teenager shot outside …Read More

Man Shot & Killed on Oak Arbor Lane

Last Thursday, CMPD Officers responded to the Grier Park Apartments in reference to a man shot in front of 3416 Oak Arbor Lane. Police say 20-year old Shantoine Blackwell suffered multiple gunshot wounds. MEDIC transported Blackwell to Carolinas Medical Center …Read More

Man Shot & Killed at the Microtel Inn

Last Thursday morning, CMPD Officers responded to the Microtel Inn & Suites, located at 1111 West Sugar Creek Road, in reference to an armed robbery and shooting. Upon arrival, Officers located 63-year old Claude James Stephens suffering from gunshot wounds. …Read More

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

Teen Shot & Killed on Arden Street

Early this morning, CMPD Officers responded to 2300 Arden Street in reference to a person shot and possibly dead. When officers responded to the scene they found 18-year old Jeffrey Roland Jr. deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Anyone with …Read More

Woman Shot & Killed by Estranged Husband

Early this morning, 46-year old Larry Edward Fells (R) shot and killed his estranged wife, Beatrice Fells. Ms. Fells was shot on the sidewalk in front of Myers Park Elementary School, where she worked in the cafeteria. According to police, …Read More