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Driver From 2013 Vehicle Collision Walks Free After Guilty Plea

A young man formerly jailed on a rape charge is being freed this week after pleading guilty to deaths resulting from a 2013 motor crash. Demarcus Reid, 22, of Charlotte plead guilty to two misdemeanor counts of death by motor vehicle …Read MoreRead More

CMPD Seek Man Who Pepper Sprayed Dog at 7-11

Surveillance pictures have been released of the man suspected of pepper-spraying a dog in a vehicle at a 7-11. Police said about 2:15 p.m. on Jan. 13, a man sprayed pepper spray through a small opening in a vehicle window that …Read More

Robbery Suspect Crashes Stolen Vehicle on I-77

A robbery suspect was arrested Tuesday after wrecking the stolen vehicle while attempting to exit to South Tryon Street from I-77. Right before 10 a.m. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police had tried to stop 17-year-old Reginald Anderson in the vehicle on Clanton Road near I-77. The vehicle had …Read More

Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 01-29-2015

Name JAMES LAMARR BROWN Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 10/24/1988 Height 6’0″ Weight 180 Arrest Date Time 2015-01-29 01:08:00 Court Case 5902015203709 Charge Description RESISTING PUBLIC OFFICER Bond Amount 2500.00 Name MARSHALL RAY NICHOLSON Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 11/02/1967 Height 6’3″ …Read More

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Police: Student Found Dead in UNC-Wilmington Apartment

University police found a UNC-Wilmington student from Waxhaw dead in his apartment on campus Tuesday. Douglas Alberto Perez, 21, was found in his Wilmington campus unit at Seahawk Landing, a complex where 600 upperclassmen live. The cause of the death is …Read More

Man Robbed, Punched with Brass Knuckles at Gun Purchase

A 19-year-old man was robbed of an iPhone and $360 in cash by someone he met to buy a gun from that his friend knew in Lake Wylie Sunday night, according to York County police. The friend of the man …Read More

Man and Woman Arrested in University City Robberies

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested and charged a man and a woman in a several University City area robberies that happened on Jan. 7, Jan. 17, and Jan. 20. A tip to Crime Stoppers about the vehicle driven by the suspects lead …Read MoreRead More

Huntersville Man Charged in Sexual Offense Against 14-Year-Old

A Huntersville man has been charged with two counts of indecent liberties with a 14-year-old girl in east Lincoln County. According to authorities, 37-year-old Phillip James Rucker was living with the family of the young girl due to financial problems. James is in …Read More

Two Men Arrested in Online Phone Ad Robbery

Two people were arrested as suspects for robbing a person who met up with them in response to an online cell phone ad Monday afternoon. The robbing happened around 3:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Woodward Avenue. Darius Mariner, 19, and Samuel Harold …Read MoreRead More

Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 01-28-2015

Name ANDRE RENEE JACKSON Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 04/19/1986 Height 5’11″ Weight 180 Arrest Date Time 2015-01-28 00:14:00 Court Case 5902015203594 Charge Description RESISTING PUBLIC OFFICER Bond Amount 2500.00 Name LARRY LAMAR CROWDER Arrest Type Felony DOB 05/19/1988 Height 5’11″ …Read More

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Police Seek Tupelo Honey Cafe Robbery Suspect

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are seeking help from the public finding the suspect of a robbery at Tupelo Honey Cafe on Jan. 18.   The robbery occurred at 1820 South Blvd about 11:15 p.m., according to police. The suspect is a black …Read More

High School Teacher Resigns After Accused of Sex with Student

A former teacher at Clover High School has been arrested and charged for his involvement with a 16- or 17-year-old student at the school. Michael Landreth, 24, faces charges of sexual battery of a student and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, the York …Read More