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Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 04-18-2015

Name CHRISTOPHER HOEY Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 12/09/1991 Height 5’10″ Weight 160 Arrest Date Time 2015-04-18 00:50:00 Court Case 5902015000171 Charge Description POSSESS MARIJUANA UP TO 1/2 OZ Bond Amount 500.00 Name ROBERT LEE HUEY Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 01/08/1990 …Read MoreRead More

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Man with Dwarfism Killed from Beating in Uptown Charlotte

A man who was beaten this week in uptown Charlotte has died, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Adam Kent Smith, 24, approached police Wednesday at the 400 block of West Morehead Street while officers were doing traffic control and told them …Read More

Man Accused in Bank Stamp Fraud Appears in Court

A man is accused in a half a million dollar fraud scheme involving postage stamps, according to federal prosecutors. Jimmy Lee Williams allegedly received fraud checks in order to buy stamps and resell them online, court documents show. Williams recruited …Read More

Man Arrested and Charged for Stealing Vehicle with Child Inside

Rowan County police arrested a man for stealing a car with a three-year-old child inside from the parking lot of a convenience store early Wednesday. The car was recovered about a mile away from the crime scene, and the child …Read More

17-year-old Suspect in Shooting Car Windows with BB Gun

A teen has been arrested for using BB guns to shoot out dozen of car windows within the last two weeks, police said. Zachary Trull, 17, is suspected in connection with the 40 documented vehicle window shootings since April 1 …Read More

Suspect in Hit-and-run that Killed Moped Driver Identified

The suspect in the hit-and-run that killed a moped driver on Wednesday in the 3000 block of South Boulevard has been identified by police. Elmer Galeas-Padilla, 23, was identified Thursday and is charged with driving while license is revoked and …Read More

Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 04-17-2015

Name MICHAEL ANTHONY CARTER Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB 11/16/1991 Height 5’9″ Weight 165 Arrest Date Time 2015-04-17 00:10:00 Court Case 5902015213628 Charge Description POSSESS MARIJUANA UP TO 1/2 OZ Bond Amount 250.00 Name RODNEY BRYANT AUSTIN Arrest Type Misdemeanor DOB …Read More

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Man Arrested for Savagely Beating Another Man with Brick

A man in Gastonia was arrested for beating another man Tuesday using a brick in a crime the acting police chief for Belmont is calling “savage.” According to acting chief of police Basil Marett, the man kicked, punched, and hit …Read More

Police Arrest Shooter in Killing of Cab Driver from 1988 Case

Police have been able use DNA evidence to arrest and charge a man in the shooting and killing of a Charlotte cab driver in 1988. On Jan. 14, 1988, Dwight Thomas “Tommy” Corum, 58, was fatally shot in the cab …Read More

CMPD Seeking Driver of Vehicle that Killed Moped Driver

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are looking for the person who was driving the vehicle that hit and killed a man on a moped Wednesday. Jefferson Davis James, 56, was driving his moped south when a black 2005 Nissan Murano going north made …Read More

Suspect in Cornelius Stabbing Jailed After Hospital Release

A Cornelius man suspected of a stabbing has been jailed on bail of $217,500 this week after he was released from the hospital, according to police. Joshua Thomas Sloop, 36, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon intending …Read More

Laundromat Business Owner Pleaded Guilty to Tax Evasion

The operator and owner of laundromats in the Charlotte area admitted tax evasion when pleading guilty Wednesday in federal court, according to Jill Rose, acting attorney. Matthews resident Teng Lor, 55, admitted in front of U.S. Magistrate Judge David Cayer …Read More