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Sentence Handed Down To Former Cherryville Chief Of Police

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. — Woody Burgess, the former chief of police for the Cherryville Police Department, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to one count of embezzlement. Burgess was sentenced to one year probation, six months house arrest with no electronic …Read More

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8 Hour Stand-Off Ends With Arrest

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. —Police ended an eight-hour standoff early Friday morning and arrested the man who had barricaded himself inside a home in Cherryville. Officers said they went to a Cherryville house Thursday after looking for David Sisk Thursday night because …Read More

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Police Caught Man Who Snatched Money From Elderly Man At Walmart

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. — Police captured a man Wednesday accused of snatching money in a Cherryville Walmart check-out line and then knocking a 67-year-old man to the ground last week. Police said they captured Dana Johnson, 45, after pulling him over Wednesday …Read More

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Former Girls Softball Coach Charged With Sex Crimes

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. – A former Cherryville softball coach is facing added sex crime charges. Police allege David Edison Curtis, 47, of Vale, engaged in a sexual act with two girls this year and another girl last year. All of his …Read More

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Man Being Held In Jail Charged With Sex Acts Against Teen Girl

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. – A 50-year-old man has been charged with sex acts against a 14-year-old Cherryville girl. Michael Tyrone Gober of Lawndale faces two counts of statutory rape and two counts of indecent liberty with a child. According to the …Read More

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Charges Pending For Mom Who Shot Her Son and Daughter

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. —Police said a mother shot her two children. According to police, it was around 1 p.m. when they received the call of a double shooting at 1500 Saint Marks Church Road in Cherryville. The children are a son …Read More

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Former Police Chief Woody Burgess Charged With Embezzlement

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. – Cherryville’s former police chief Woodrow “Woody” Paul Burgess, 60, of Cherryville has been charged with embezzling over $11,000. Burgess has agreed to plead guilty to the charge, according to the U.S. District Attorney’s Office. Burgess embezzled $11,048 …Read More

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Man In Custody After An All Night Stand Off With Police

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. — A Cherryville man is in custody after police say he fired shots at officers on Farnsworth Drive. Investigators said they were called to a home near Sandy Grove Baptist Church late Sunday by a woman who said that …Read More

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Cherryville High School Evacuated After "Suspicious Briefcase" Was Found

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. – Students at Cherryville High School were forced to leave the building on Friday morning after faculty members found a suspicious briefcase in the school media center. The briefcase was found around 10:45 a.m. and appeared suspicious because …Read More

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