Tag Archives: Gastonia NC

Woman Charged With Child Abuse After Leaving Kids Alone In Meth House

GASTONIA, N.C. – A Gastonia woman is facing child abuse charges after police allege she let four children in a home she was using to make meth. Amy Gosnell Brown, 30, of 1210 Allston Court, Gastonia was charged with four …Read More

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Man Ran Over Woman After Pushing Her Out Of Car

GASTONIA, N.C. — Gastonia police said they have charged a man after he pushed a woman out of a car and ran her over at the Quick Trip on Long Avenue, near the Gastonia Police Department.  The woman, Sunshine Brown, was …Read More

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Gaston County Woman Bitten In Face, Throat By Dog

GASTONIA, N.C. – Police in Gastonia are investigating after a woman says she was attacked by a neighbor’s dog and was bitten on her face and throat. According to the Gastonia Police Department, 70-year-old Ophelia Perez was walking her small dog …Read More

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Surveillance Caught Image Of Suspected Thief

YORK, S.C. – A thief targeted two vehicles in Gaston County, according to the sheriff’s office. It happened Jan. 27 at a location on Biggers Road. Police say the man was caught on surveillance video in York County using credit …Read More

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Woman Pulled Officer Into Car And Went On A Crazy Ride

GASTONIA, N.C. — A police officer was pulled into a woman’s car and driven around on a dangerous crash course in Gastonia Monday night. The officer said he has dealt with the woman, Amanda Mitchem, in the past and saw her …Read More

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Gaston County Man Charged With Sex Crimes Against Children

GASTON COUNTY, NC – Gaston County Police have arrested a man on child sex charges who they say has been convicted before for crimes involving minors. An investigation into allegations against Barry Chris Phillips began in December. The offenses, police say, …Read More

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Pastor Receives 25 Years For Molesting Little Girls During Haiti Mission Trip

GASTONIA, N.C. — A Gaston County pastor was in federal court Friday, facing charges of molesting underage girls in Haiti. Larry Bollinger was sentenced to 25 years in prison after he admitted molesting underage girls while he was a missionary in …Read More

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Suspect Crashed Into Patrol Car After High Speed Chase

GASTONIA, N.C. – A high speed vehicle chase involving the NC Highway Patrol ended near the Cleveland County border with Gaston County Friday morning. According to NC Highway Patrol in Gastonia, a Cleveland County trooper attempted to stop a person on …Read More

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Suspects Used Car To Smash And Grab ATM Machine

GASTONIA, N.C. – Police in Gastonia are asking for the public’s help locating two people they say crashed a car into a store to steal the ATM machine. The incident was reported at the Mountain Stop convenience store on the 300 …Read More

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Man Pleaded Guilty to Sex With 9-Year Old Girl

GASTONIA, N.C. — A Gastonia man pleaded guilty to sex crimes against a 9-year-old girl. Police said David Scott forced the girl to have sex with him at a city park. They know each other from Revolution Church. The girl’s parents …Read More

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Shots Fired At Clerk When Cash Drawer Failed To Open For Robber

GASTONIA, N.C. – Police say they arrested Jah Setzer after he held a clerk at the Gastonia Express at gunpoint Saturday night. Setzer held the clerk at gunpoint and tried opening the register according to the Gastonia Police Department. After failing to open …Read More

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Teen Arrested In Murder Of Hunter Huss High School Student

GASTONIA, N.C. — Wednesday afternoon, the man accused of killing a former Hunter Huss High School student will face a judge. Taikeem Littlejohn, 18, faces a murder charge in the murder of Brandon McCall. Police say Littlejohn tried to rob McCall …Read More

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