Tag Archives: Rowan County NC

Darrell Atwell

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — Police arrested teenagers after a series of car break-ins around Rowan County. Incidents were reported in China Grove, Landis and Enochville over the last several months. An investigation helped the sheriff’s office identify Darryl Atwell and …Read More

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Jim Barringer, III

CHINA GROVE, N.C. - A Rowan County teacher and scout leader is behind bars after he was arrested on multiple sex charges against a child. Jim Barringer III, 51, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with six counts of indecent liberties with child. …Read More

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Disgruntled First-Grade Teacher Caused Lockdown At School

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — China Grove Elementary School went on a lockdown Thursday following an incident involving a first-grade teacher at the school. First-grade teacher Rebecca Wilson Daniel, 51, has been charged with misdemeanor assault on a child under 12. According to …Read More

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BREAKING NEWS: China Grove Elementary School On Lockdown

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — Officials said China Grove Elementary School is on a code yellow lockdown Thursday morning as a result of a disgruntled employee. Code yellow means all the doors are locked and no one allowed in the hallways. The …Read More

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Alfred Morgan

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — A man was charged Tuesday after officers said they found marijuana in his vehicle on Interstate 85, according to Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. Alfred Benjamin Morgan, 39, of Georgia, was stopped for a moving violation around 5 …Read More

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Brandon Rumple

SALISBURY, N.C. - When he was arrested on drug charges a few years back, a Rowan County Sheriff’s Deputy referred to Brandon Rumple as a “menace,” and as the “drug kingpin of Enochville.” Since then there have been several drug arrests …Read More

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Brandon Lee Rumple

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. -A teenager accused of trafficking heroin is being sought by deputies for missing a court date earlier this month.  Brandon Lee Rumple, 19, was charged with possession of over 200 grams of heroin seized during the search …Read More

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Robert Garlin

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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Instagram Investigation Gets Local Student In Some Trouble

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. – A Rowan County teenager faces cyber bullying charges after a nude photograph was posted to the social media site Instagram. The sheriff’s office says a 17-year-old West Rowan High School student created the Instagram account and …Read More

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Smash And Grab For Newport Cigarettes At Dollar General

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. – Thieves smashed through the window of a Dollar General and made off with Newport cigarettes, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. The smash and grab happened Sunday around 2:00 a.m. Authorities said two suspects broke through …Read More

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Maryann Kaufman and Baby Marcus

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — The wife of a murdered volunteer firefighter in Kannapolis has given birth to a healthy baby. Marcus Kauffman’s wife Maryann delivered her newborn son, Marcus Landon Trace, on Valentine’s Day. “Thanks so much for the prayers. …Read More

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Marco Kauffman

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - The family of a volunteer firefighter who was shot in the head during a burglary at his home is taking him off of life support. A Facebook page set up for Marcus “Marco” Kauffman, which is called “Praying for …Read More

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