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Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 03-28-2015

Name HAYWOOD MCBETH Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 11/13/1962 Height 6’2″ Weight 175 Arrest Date Time 2015-03-28 01:28:00 Court Case   Charge Description CRIMINAL CONTEMPT Bond Amount   Name TANIKA MERCEDES SMITH Arrest Type Traffic DOB 11/24/1982 Height 5’5″ Weight 215 …Read MoreRead More

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Charlotte Condo Fire Controlled in 15 Minutes

A fire that started about 5:39 a.m. Friday at the Hyde Park Condominiums located at 10659 Hill Point Court near W. Mallard Creek Church Road, off N. Tryon Street, was brought under control in 15 minutes with 27 firefighters, the …Read More

Mooresville Teen Charged for Selling Marijuana, Drugs in Iredell County

A Mooresville teen has been charged with 20 charges related to selling of marijuana and prescription drugs after an investigation by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office that spanned several weeks. Griffin C. Murray, 18, was identified after weeks of surveillance …Read More

17-Year-Old Charged for Shooting Death of Charlotte Man

A teen was charged with murder Thursday in a Charlotte man’s death from January, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Jawan Tyquan Smith, 17, is charged with the shooting death of 24-year-old William Water Allen III. On Jan. 20, officers responded to …Read More

Police Investigate Shooting Death in Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers have launched an investigation in the shooting death of a man found in the backyard of a house on Elswick Lane. Officers responding to the service call at 5:23 a.m. found the victim dead with a gunshot …Read More

The death of a man discovered in the 900 block of Carrington Drive in west Charlotte has started a death investigation from Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Officers received a service call about the incident Thursday at 8:09 p.m. Detectives were looking for witnesses …Read More

Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 03-27-2015

Name BARBARA DENISE BALL Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 09/11/1986 Height 5’1″ Weight 115 Arrest Date Time 2015-03-27 00:48:00 Court Case 5902015211052 Charge Description INTOXICATED AND DISRUPTIVE Bond Amount 500.00 Name GILSON ANTONIO DE-ARAUJO Arrest Type Traffic DOB 11/06/1984 Height 5’5″ …Read More

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CMPD Searching For Father Who Shot Adult Son

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are looking for a man who shot his adult son overnight during a domestic dispute in southwest Charlotte. The dispute happened on Scarlet Circle, which is off Sandy Porter Road and in between Arrowood Road and South Tryon …Read More

Naked Charlotte Man May Lead to Indecent Exposure Law Amendment

A man in north Charlotte who stands at his home’s glass front door naked has led to a proposed amendment to strengthen the indecent exposure law in North Carolina. Gerard Leeper, who lives in north Charlotte’s Cardinal Glen neighborhood, has …Read More

Belmont Tax Preparer Sentenced to 2 Years for False Returns

A Belmont tax preparer received a prison sentence of two years on tax evasion and false filing charges, according to U.S. Attorney Jill Rose. Jessica Ordonez, 38, was charged with assisting and aiding in the preparation of false tax returns …Read More

Call on Drug Tip Line Leads to 3 Lincoln County Drug Arrests

Three men were arrested on drug charges resulting from tips called in to the Lincoln County sheriff’s Drug Tip Line. The calls were regarding suspicious activity at a house in the 6700 block of Hawksnest Lane, in the unincorporated area …Read More

Lincoln Police Seek Man Who Robbed Driver Near Lincolnton

Police are looking for a man who robbed a driver after waving him down on Hill Road’s 800 block, southeast of Lincolnton on March 20. The suspect had been standing on the roadside with a two-door silver Saturn about 9:20 a.m. …Read More