Tag Archives: Rowan County

Woman Arrested After Assaulting Her Handicapped Grandmother

SALISBURY, N.C. — A Rowan County woman is behind bars after police said she assaulted her handicapped grandmother. Police said Christel House hurt her 73-year-old grandmother because she wouldn’t let House use her car. They said the grandmother has cuts and …Read More

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Recent Parolee Jailed For Indecent Exposure

LANDIS, N.C. – Rowan County authorities arrested a man accused of exposing himself to a woman at a public library on Thursday. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office charged Jeffery Massey with indecent exposure after he showed his genitals to a …Read More

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Billboards Put Up In Hopes Of Finding Missing Teenager

SALISBURY, N.C. – Billboards with photos of missing Salisbury teenager Erica Parsons are on display Sunday morning in an effort to bring the search to the Charlotte area. Adams Outdoor Advertising is donating eight billboards in a community wide effort to …Read More

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Adoptive Mother Of Missing Teen Hospitalized

SALISBURY, N.C. – The adoptive mother of missing 15-year-old Erica Parsons is in the hospital. Hospital officials confirm that Casey Parsons was admitted to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center on Wednesday. Officials also said she is in good condition. It’s …Read More

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Search Underway At Home Of Missing Rowan Co. Teen

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. – The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a search of a property on Miller Chapel Road where 15-year-old Erica Parsons was reported missing. Authorities said this is part an ongoing investigation into the disappearance of Parsons. The …Read More

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In Jesus' Name, Amen?  This Afternoon Will Tell For Rowan Co. Commission

SALISBURY, N.C.—Rowan County commissioners will meet Monday afternoon for the first time since a federal court ordered them to stop opening their meetings with sectarian prayers. The ruling followed a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union. The injunction forbids prayers …Read More

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Police Search For Leads In Fatal Double Shooting

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. – Rowan County Sheriff’s investigators are searching for leads in a fatal double shooting. It happened around 10:00 Saturday night. The victims were found inside a pickup truck, parked outside a home in Salisbury.  Investigators say earlier …Read More

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3 Arrested In Rowan Co. Drug Investigation

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — Three people were arrested in connection with a drug investigation on Friday, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. Mirlda Crowell Coish, Johnnie Dale Albea and Jenny Lynn Roush were arrested for their association to trafficking of …Read More

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Church Youth Leader Facing Sex Charges

SALISBURY, N.C. – A youth leader in Rowan County faces felony charges for alleged inappropriate behavior with underage victims. Detectives say Torrey Morgan, 36, committed sex crimes against several female teenagers while working as High Rock Community Church on Bringle …Read More

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Man Draws A Heart With His Victim's Blood

SALISBURY, N.C. – Police in Salisbury are investigating after they say a man confessed to fatally stabbing his girlfriend and using her blood to draw a heart on a building. According to police, a man walked into the Rowan County Magistrate’s …Read More

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Rowan County Teen In Jail For Break-Ins

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. – Rowan authorities have arrested a 19-year-old suspect in a two recent home break-ins in the eastern part of the county. Bryant Jamar Lane is charged with felony breaking, entering and larceny, and felony obtaining property by …Read More

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Rowan County police arrested five people on Wednesday on opium trafficking charges. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office completed a search warrant on the home at 355 Fox Run Road in Salisbury and 1105 Percy Lane in Rockwell. On February 7 …Read More

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