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Heather Davenport

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Charlotte mom is facing charges after her young daughter shot herself Saturday afternoon. Satuday afternoon, ER staff at CMC Main notified Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police of a patient suffering a gunshot wound. Responding officers spoke with the 7-year-old …Read More

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Kwame Crawford

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — Police arrested a 23-year-old man Monday morning in connection with a shooting in west Charlotte Sunday afternoon. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged Kwame Crawford with attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury …Read More

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Anna Smith

BOONE, N.C. — An autopsy is planned today for Anna Smith, the Appalachian State University student found dead over the weekend. Crews had been searching for Smith for several days when they found her body in the woods Saturday. She disappeared …Read More

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Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 09-15-2014

Name SAMARI WRIGHT Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 05/15/1995 Height 6’0″ Weight 190 Arrest Date Time 2014-09-15 00:06:00 Court Case 5902012011134 Charge Description POSSESS MARIJUANA UP TO 1/2 OZ Bond Amount 500.00 Name JESSICA FRANCINE NIILEND Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 04/21/1980 …Read More

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Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 09-14-2014

Name MARCUS ALAN BEAUFORT Arrest Type Felony DOB 01/02/1981 Height 5’7″ Weight 185 Arrest Date Time 2014-09-14 00:53:00 Court Case 5902014236516 Charge Description BREAK OR ENTER A MOTOR VEHICLE Bond Amount 10000.00 Name WILLIAM ZEBULUN JANT Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB …Read More

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Officer Involved Shooting Leaves One Suspect Injured, One on the Run

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CMPD officers are looking for a suspect wanted for an officer-involved shooting. Police first responded to a shots fired call around 11 p.m. Friday in the 5600 block of Farm Pond Lane. An off-duty sergeant nearby heard …Read More

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Jason Van Aken

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Jason Van Aken was arrested Friday by CMPD detectives and charged with misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury and simple assault. Van Aken is accused of assaulting Terance Malachi, 30, during an interview at the Metro …Read More

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Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 09-13-2014

Name KHALIL EUGENE MATHIS Arrest Type Felony DOB 10/03/1997 Height 5’5″ Weight 140 Arrest Date Time 2014-09-13 02:10:00 Court Case 5902014236424 Charge Description COMMON LAW ROBBERY Bond Amount 15000.00 Name EDWARD JOHN CORPE Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 09/01/1963 Height 5’10” …Read More

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Bomb Squad Visited Levine Children’s Hospital After Suspicious Item Found

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A bomb squad unit was called out to the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte Thursday night after hospital officials found a box outside of the emergency room. Officers say they were called to the hospital around 9:09 p.m. …Read More

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Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 09-12-2014

Name LANDEN JARRETT BARNES Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 03/13/1982 Height 6’1″ Weight 177 Arrest Date Time 2014-09-12 00:15:00 Court Case 5902014235060 Charge Description POSS STOLEN GOODS/PROP (M) Bond Amount 1500.00 Name KEVIN RICHARD HARRIS Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 08/24/1986 Height …Read More

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September 11, 2001. May We Never, Ever Forget

We here at Crime in Charlotte .com would like to take a moment to remember those who lost their lives on that sun-drenched, September day.  From the people in the Twin Towers and the passengers on the planes, the Fire …Read More

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Man Found Shot To Death In Back Yard

LANCASTER, S.C. — Lancaster police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened late Wednesday night. A man was found suffering from a gunshot wound in the back yard of a home on Taylor Street around 11 p.m. Wednesday. Paramedics pronounced him …Read More

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