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Steele Creek Checkpoint Nets 54 Citations

Authorities from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department teamed up with officers from Mecklenburg County ABC and UNCC to set up a DWI checkpoint late Friday night. From 11:00 pm to 3:00 am Saturday morning, officers held the checking station in the Steele …Read More

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Man Charged With 2 Counts Of Murder After Fatal Car Crash

MONROE, N.C. — Police in Monroe have charged a Union County man with two counts of second-degree murder after officers said he killed two people in a crash last week. Jose Herrera – a convicted drunk driver – was charged late …Read More

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Man Charged With Murder After Drunk Driving Crash

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – A Belmont man was arrested on several charges including second-degree murder after a fatal accident in Gaston County on Tuesday night. Levi Bacot, 26, was originally arrested on six different charges, including DWI and driving while license revoked. …Read More

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Drunk Woman Crashes Into River With Children In Car

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — State troopers arrested a Gastonia woman after she crashed her car into the South Fork River while her children were in the back seat. Connie Jo Penland, 26, was impaired when she failed to stop at the …Read More

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Speed, Alcohol Factors In Crash That Left One Dead

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said speed and alcohol are to blame in a deadly accident in southwest Charlotte Tuesday morning. Police said the passenger, Christopher Gerard Turner, was killed on Brown Grier Road near Griers Park Drive around 1:30 …Read More

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Woman Charged With DWI After Crash Involving Motorcycles

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A woman was charged with driving while impaired after an accident involving two motorcycles in south Charlotte Tuesday that left one man seriously injured. Beverly Jean Boseman, 51, was charged with DWI while at Carolinas Medical Center. Police say when she is released from …Read More

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Man Dies After Being Hit By Drunk Driver

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A 25-year-old man is dead after the vehicle he was riding in was hit from behind in southeast Charlotte on Sunday evening. Early Monday morning, Charlotte police identified the man as Barnette White, Jr. According to police, White …Read More

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Drunk Driving To Blame For Serious Car Crash In Matthews

MATTHEWS, N.C. — The driver police say is responsible for causing a serious crash in Matthews has been charged with DWI. Justin Reid Lawing, 29, was also hurt in the crash. Police say he hit two other vehicles prior to …Read More

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Man Charged With DWI For Deadly Car Crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a driver who they said caused a deadly crash in southwest Charlotte Tuesday night. The crash closed South Tryon Street at Tyvola Road just before 8 p.m. Officers said Michael Perrella was speeding and …Read More

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South Charlotte DWI Checkpoint Nets 12 Arrests

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte-Mecklenburg police made 12  DWI arrests at a south Charlotte checkpoint late Thursday and early Friday. The checkpoint was in the 2300 block of Park Road.  Assisting CMPD were officers from the UNCC and Pineville police departments …Read More

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Man Caught Driving Drunk With Child In The Car

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — A Rowan County man is accused of driving drunk with a child. Rowan County deputies arrested Robert Garlin just before 1 a.m. Saturday. Deputies spotted Garlin driving along the 800 block of South Salisbury Avenue and according …Read More

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South Charlotte CMPD Checkpoint Nets 12 Arrests

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte-Mecklenburg police made 12 DWI arrests at a south Charlotte checkpoint late Thursday and early Friday. The checkpoint was at the  intersection of Park Road and Kenilworth Avenue.  Assisting CMPD were officers  from the Pineville Police Department …Read More

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