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A Man Arrested For Kidnapping; Forced To Withdraw Money From ATM

GASTONIA, N.C. – A man has been arrested in 1 of 3 kidnappings in Gastonia since Saturday. Twenty-1-year-old Reginald Tyrone Rice Jr. of the Gaston County town of Dallas has been charged in the kidnapping and robbery of 2 men …Read More

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Sex Offender Arrested For Being Near Daycare, Park

GASTONIA, N.C. – A registered sex offender was arrested after he was spotted near a daycare and a city park. Robbie Douglas Maney, 24, was spotted by a probation officer around 4:45 p.m. walking on Church Street by a day care center. …Read More

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Baby Found Unattended, Severely Dehydrated; Babysitter Charged

GASTONIA, N.C. – A Gaston County man is charged with child neglect after authorities say a child in his care was found unattended and severely dehydrated. The Gastonia Police Department arrested 24-year-old Matthew McCall early Thursday morning at his home …Read More

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2 Young Children Hurt In Car Crash Caused By Their Drunk Mom

GASTONIA, N.C. – Two young children suffered serious injuries after being hurt in a car wreck involving their mother that was impaired, according to police. The younger child – a 4-year-old – had to be resuscitated at the hospital and …Read More

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Man Charged With Assault After Hitting Another With A Machete

GASTONIA, N.C. – According to police, two Gastonia men got into a fight Sunday afternoon, ending with one of them bringing out a machete. Rolando Escobar, 34, of Gastonia, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Police allege Escobar …Read More

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Man Charged With Child Abuse When Toddler Was Found Wandering In A Church Parking Lot

GASTONIA, N.C. – Police in Gastonia have charged a man with misdemeanor child abuse after a 19-month-old girl was found wandering in a church parking lot. According to reports, a woman who was meeting her mother in the parking lot …Read More

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No Injuries In Gastonia Driveby Shooting

GASTONIA, N.C. – A Gastonia woman called police Tuesday night after hearing several gunshots outside her home on West McFarland in Gastonia. The 25-year-old Gastonia woman was at home with two other people when she heard the gunshots and saw a …Read More

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Flasher Exposed Himself Inside A Gaston County Walmart

GASTONIA, N.C. — Gastonia police are trying to track down a man who exposed himself to a woman inside a Walmart. According to police, the Gastonia woman did not know the man who approached her in the store and exposed his …Read More

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Intoxicated Man Spits At Police, Resists Arrest

GASTONIA, N.C. – Police arrested a man on several charges Sunday morning in downtown Gastonia after he was observed being intoxicated and disruptive in public. John Spencer Lewis, 22, faces charges of communicating threats, being intoxicated and disruptive, resisting a …Read More

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Gastonia Man Charged With Going Armed To The Terror

GASTONIA, N.C. – A man faces charges after he ran in the middle of Garrison Boulevard in Gastonia, and in a parking lot, waving a revolver on Friday, according to arrest warrants. Antonio Jerome Craig, 29, faces charges of going …Read More

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Man Robbed Walmart, Assaulted Employee For Clothes and Watches

GASTONIA, N.C. – Police arrested a man for robbing the Walmart on E. Franklin Blvd. in Gastonia.  Police also allege he fought with a Walmart employee. According to police records, Charlotte man Reginald Benton Reid, 53, attempted to steal some …Read More

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Man Accused For Raping Girl In Park

A man is in jail under a $1 million bond after police say he raped a girl in a Gastonia park. Fifty one year old David Glenn Scott is being charged with two counts of first degree sex offense and …Read More

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