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Guilty Plea Entered By Former Matthews Mayor Pro Tem In Assault Case

A guilty plea was entered by Joe Pata, the former Matthews mayor pro tem, on Tuesday morning for charges of assault on a female following his arrest in July. Pata had been working as a Matthews Board Commissioner when he …Read More

Homicides Increased for 2015 In Charlotte-Mecklenburg

Like other areas, Charlotte-Mecklenburg has seen a sharp rise in the amount of homicides in 2015 so far. The city has seen a homicide increase of 40 percent, at 28 this year versus 20 last year at this same time. Crimes that …Read More

Fire at Charlotte Storage Building Intentionally Set, Fire Dept Says

Capt. Dennis Gist from the Charlotte Fire Department has said a fire at a storage building that cause around $150,000 of damage was set intentionally early Tuesday. The fire started in the 7200 block of Cherry Tripp Drive, off East Independence Boulevard …Read More

Jailed Gang Member Attempted Sending ‘Hit List’ Out to Other Members

A member of the Folk Nation gang who being held at the York County Jail for charges that included attempted murder tried to get a “hit list” out to give to other members of the gang, according to prosecutors. The list, made by …Read More

Suspects Hold Family at Gunpoint In Charlotte Home, 1 Captured

A man has been arrested and police are searching for two others who held a family at gunpoint after breaking into their apartment in southeast Charlotte. There had been a four-year-old girl inside the apartment when the incident occurred. Gabriyel Abdullah had …Read More

Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 09-01-2015

Name ANDRES LUNA Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 11/28/1968 Height 5’7″ Weight 170 Arrest Date Time 2015-09-01 00:24:00 Court Case 5902015231271 Charge Description ASSAULT ON A FEMALE Bond Amount   Name FILIPOS SEMERE Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 10/30/1980 Height 5’8″ Weight …Read More

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Gaston County Arrests and Mugshots 09-01-2015

Name Alford, Kendall Tristan Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 8/6/1992 Height 6′ 0" Weight 350.0 lbs Arrest Date Time 9/1/2015 3:55 AM Court Case 300905 Charge Description Resist Public Officer Bond Amount $5,000.00 Name Brice, Tykeivius Montrell Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB …Read More

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Union County Arrests and Mugshots 09-01-2015

Name Ivey, Tomarcus Jonta Arrest Date 09/01/2015 Court Case Charge Writ (M), Description Ivey, Tomarcus Jonta (B /M/32) Arrest on chrg of Writ (M), at Piedmont Corr, on 9/1/2015 07:30. Arresting Officer Tucker, J W Name Perez, Danilo Arrest Date …Read More

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York County Arrests and Mugshots 09-01-2015

Name Brakefield, Tony Price Arrest Date 9/1/2015 7:09:40 PM Court Case 2015-00005435 Charge Public Disorderly Conduct City YORK State & Zipcode South Carolina 29745 Race & Sex White Male DOB 5/12/1962 Age 53 Height 5 ft 6 inches Weight 135.0 …Read More

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Social Media Leads Police to Identify ATV Theft Suspect

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office was able to utilize social media in helping them identify one of the two suspects who took two ATVs from a Statesville carport. The person who owned the four-wheelers had posted pictures of the vehicles …Read More

Woman Who Plotted to Kidnap Grandfather Sentenced to 10 years

A woman in Rock Hill who organized a vigilante plot against her grandfather has been sentenced to prison for 10 years on Monday after she pleaded guilty. 22-year-old Kaylan Whiteside pleaded guilty to attempted murder and burglary in the shooting …Read More

Shooting In Statesville Leaves One Dead, One Wounded

A fight and shooting early Sunday in Statesville led to one man dying and another getting wounded. The incident occurred in the 1000 block of Wilmington Avenue. 38-year-old Leon Tremaine Bradshaw of Statesville was shot in the chest and taken …Read More