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  • Restroom robbery

    Restroom robbery

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:58:36 GMT
    Two young crooks spot a golden opportunity to rob a man while he's using a restroom. It happened at the Bojangles on The Plaza. Surveillance video shows people at 7:30 p.m. gettingMore >>
    Two young crooks spot a golden opportunity to rob a man while he's using a restroom. It happened at the Bojangles on The Plaza. Surveillance video shows people at 7:30 p.m. gettingMore >>
  • Two women fight back

    Two women fight back

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:41:13 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A robber gets way more than he expected for from two brave female clerks. He nearly gets a bullet. The Dollar General store at Sunset and Oakdale stands by itself and is fairlyMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A robber gets way more than he expected for from two brave female clerks. He nearly gets a bullet. The Dollar General store at Sunset and Oakdale stands by itself and is fairlyMore >>
  • Trail of smoke

    Trail of smoke

    Thursday, April 3 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-04-04 01:33:29 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A cigarette theft ring is leaving a trail of smoke all over the city. Their latest heist took place on a Monday night in the Walgreens on West Sugar Creek. Surveillance showsMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A cigarette theft ring is leaving a trail of smoke all over the city. Their latest heist took place on a Monday night in the Walgreens on West Sugar Creek. Surveillance showsMore >>
  • Valentine's hit-and-run death

    Valentine's hit-and-run death

    Thursday, March 13 2014 9:10 PM EDT2014-03-14 01:10:33 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - We have learned new and exclusive information about a deadly hit-and-run on Valentines weekend that defies explanation. Carrington Devol Ware was known as Jake. He was 50-yearsMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - We have learned new and exclusive information about a deadly hit-and-run on Valentines weekend that defies explanation. Carrington Devol Ware was known as Jake. He was 50-yearsMore >>
  • Newport cigarette robber

    Newport cigarette robber

    Thursday, March 6 2014 9:18 PM EST2014-03-07 02:18:35 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - For the fourth time in the past six months, police have surveillance of a young gunman who carries a black knapsack and robs convenience stores, stealing cash and one particularMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - For the fourth time in the past six months, police have surveillance of a young gunman who carries a black knapsack and robs convenience stores, stealing cash and one particularMore >>
  • Women shoplifting thousands

    Women shoplifting thousands

    Thursday, February 27 2014 7:00 PM EST2014-02-28 00:00:25 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Attention stores around SouthPark-- there are two women shoplifting thousands of dollars worth of clothing from various businesses. "They think they've hit a lot of places, theyMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Attention stores around SouthPark-- there are two women shoplifting thousands of dollars worth of clothing from various businesses. "They think they've hit a lot of places, theyMore >>
  • Female robs bank in middle of the day

    Female robs bank in middle of the day

    Thursday, February 20 2014 10:08 PM EST2014-02-21 03:08:04 GMT
    The FBI and local police are after a woman, who robbed the BB&T branch in Matthews during the middle of the day.More >>
    The FBI and local police are after a woman, who robbed the BB&T branch in Matthews during the middle of the day.More >>
  • Hair clipper bandits

    Hair clipper bandits

    Friday, February 14 2014 7:59 PM EST2014-02-15 00:59:03 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Hair clipper bandits hit several beauty supply stores in Charlotte and Concord-- all on the same night. "He's stealing all kinds of barbering equipment. High dollar barbering equipment,"More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Hair clipper bandits hit several beauty supply stores in Charlotte and Concord-- all on the same night. "He's stealing all kinds of barbering equipment. High dollar barbering equipment,"More >>
  • One man, two motel robberies

    One man, two motel robberies

    Thursday, January 30 2014 9:25 PM EST2014-01-31 02:25:34 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Two Charlotte motels were robbed two days apart and police think it's the work of the same man. "They both occur just after midnight," said CMPD Detective Marty Cuthbertson. TheMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Two Charlotte motels were robbed two days apart and police think it's the work of the same man. "They both occur just after midnight," said CMPD Detective Marty Cuthbertson. TheMore >>
  • Hoodies and Halloween masks

    Hoodies and Halloween masks

    Thursday, January 23 2014 10:14 PM EST2014-01-24 03:14:06 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Hoodies, Halloween masks and well-choreographed precision for two men who robbed a local convenience store. The Quick Shoppe on Wilkinson Boulevard sits next door to a car wash.More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Hoodies, Halloween masks and well-choreographed precision for two men who robbed a local convenience store. The Quick Shoppe on Wilkinson Boulevard sits next door to a car wash.More >>
  • Gun shot break in

    Gun shot break in

    Thursday, January 16 2014 9:38 PM EST2014-01-17 02:38:36 GMT
    Break-ins are common. Blast-ins are not. Yet twice this week, someone used a gun to blast their way into two Cook Out hamburger restaurants. More >>
    Break-ins are common. Blast-ins are not. Yet twice this week, someone used a gun to blast their way into two Cook Out hamburger restaurants. More >>
  • Charlotte family mourns

    Charlotte family mourns

    Thursday, January 9 2014 11:39 PM EST2014-01-10 04:39:31 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - While you celebrated the holidays, a Charlotte family was in mourning. Their 19-year old pregnant daughter, was shot dead in a rain of bullets while she slept. A visit to the westMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - While you celebrated the holidays, a Charlotte family was in mourning. Their 19-year old pregnant daughter, was shot dead in a rain of bullets while she slept. A visit to the westMore >>
  • Robbers use unlocked door

    Robbers use unlocked door

    Friday, January 3 2014 3:43 PM EST2014-01-03 20:43:58 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The holidays are over, but crimes of opportunity are not. At the Firehouse Subs Sandwich shop on West Mallard Creek Road, someone left a side door unlocked near closing time. WhyMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The holidays are over, but crimes of opportunity are not. At the Firehouse Subs Sandwich shop on West Mallard Creek Road, someone left a side door unlocked near closing time. WhyMore >>
  • Dumbest of crooks

    Dumbest of crooks

    Thursday, December 19 2013 10:07 PM EST2013-12-20 03:07:46 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Who would fire a bullet to sever an electric cord while robbing a restaurant? We know of one wayward crook who did. It happened at the Waffle House just off Sunset Drive. WithMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Who would fire a bullet to sever an electric cord while robbing a restaurant? We know of one wayward crook who did. It happened at the Waffle House just off Sunset Drive. WithMore >>
  • Cigarette bandit strikes again

    Cigarette bandit strikes again

    Thursday, December 12 2013 9:35 PM EST2013-12-13 02:35:05 GMT
    The Newport cigarette bandit strikes again. Police have issued a "be-on-the-lookout" for an armed robber who likes quick cash and only one kind of smoke.More >>
    The Newport cigarette bandit strikes again. Police have issued a "be-on-the-lookout" for an armed robber who likes quick cash and only one kind of smoke.More >>
  • Brave woman follows robber

    Brave woman follows robber

    Thursday, November 21 2013 9:55 PM EST2013-11-22 02:55:44 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A brave woman sees a crime unfold. She calls 911. Then, she does what few would do. This all unfolded on a Sunday night inside the Little Cesars Pizza on South Boulevard at Archdale.More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A brave woman sees a crime unfold. She calls 911. Then, she does what few would do. This all unfolded on a Sunday night inside the Little Cesars Pizza on South Boulevard at Archdale.More >>
  • Is it the same guy?

    Is it the same guy?

    Thursday, November 14 2013 11:43 PM EST2013-11-15 04:43:27 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD believes it may have a serial robber on its hands. Twice in the past three weeks, it appears the same man has pulled stick-ups at a convenience store and at a pharmacy. AtMore >>
    CMPD believes it may have a serial robber on its hands. Twice in the past three weeks, it appears the same man has pulled stick-ups at a convenience store and at a pharmacy.More >>
  • Sneak thief in Ballantyne

    Sneak thief in Ballantyne

    Thursday, November 7 2013 9:12 PM EST2013-11-08 02:12:43 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's a sneak thief plaguing the Ballantyne area. Police are on the hunt for a well-dressed man who walks in office building during the middle of the business day, looking forMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's a sneak thief plaguing the Ballantyne area. Police are on the hunt for a well-dressed man who walks in office building during the middle of the business day, looking forMore >>
  • Armed man makes a fashion faux pas

    Armed man makes a fashion faux pas

    Thursday, October 31 2013 9:38 PM EDT2013-11-01 01:38:29 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - An armed man makes a fashion faux pas which may lead to his arrest. It was just after 6:00AM when a heavily disguised robber with a large black handgun burst into the Circle-K convenienceMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - An armed man makes a fashion faux pas which may lead to his arrest. It was just after 6:00AM when a heavily disguised robber with a large black handgun burst into the Circle-K convenienceMore >>
  • Armed men storm a fast food restaurant at closing time

    Armed men storm a fast food restaurant at closing time

    Thursday, October 24 2013 9:10 PM EDT2013-10-25 01:10:02 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Armed men storm a fast food restaurant at closing time and police just missed catching them in the act. It was just past midnight, closing time, at the new McDonald's restaurantMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Armed men storm a fast food restaurant at closing time and police just missed catching them in the act. It was just past midnight, closing time, at the new McDonald's restaurantMore >>
  • Halloween can be difficult for police

    Halloween can be difficult for police

    Thursday, October 17 2013 9:27 PM EDT2013-10-18 01:27:23 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Halloween can be difficult for police-- trying to tell the bad guys from the real trick-or-treaters. At the Shell Sam's Mart on I-85 and Glenwood Drive, a robber walked in wearingMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Halloween can be difficult for police-- trying to tell the bad guys from the real trick-or-treaters. At the Shell Sam's Mart on I-85 and Glenwood Drive, a robber walked in wearingMore >>
  • Coin thieves steal nearly 4,000 quarters from a local car wash

    Coin thieves steal nearly 4,000 quarters from a local car wash

    Thursday, September 19 2013 10:40 PM EDT2013-09-20 02:40:12 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Coin thieves steal nearly 4,000 quarters from a local car wash. Brandon Schwartz, a part owner of Mister G's Car Wash on East Independence Blvd., says his business has been brokenMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Coin thieves steal nearly 4,000 quarters from a local car wash. Brandon Schwartz, a part owner of Mister G's Car Wash on East Independence Blvd., says his business has been brokenMore >>
  • Uptown Charlotte is an unlikely spot for a bank robbery

    Uptown Charlotte is an unlikely spot for a bank robbery

    Thursday, September 12 2013 9:48 PM EDT2013-09-13 01:48:10 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Uptown Charlotte is an unlikely spot for a bank robbery. There are lots of people around-- especially at 11:30 AM-- and there are plenty of surveillance cameras both inside andMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Uptown Charlotte is an unlikely spot for a bank robbery. There are lots of people around-- especially at 11:30 AM-- and there are plenty of surveillance cameras both inside andMore >>
  • CMPD is looking for a drug robber

    CMPD is looking for a drug robber

    Thursday, September 5 2013 9:45 PM EDT2013-09-06 01:45:44 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is looking for a drug robber. He stole $1,000 worth of pain killers from a pharmacy that has been a target before. The Rite-Aid in southwest Charlotte at West Arrowood andMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is looking for a drug robber. He stole $1,000 worth of pain killers from a pharmacy that has been a target before. The Rite-Aid in southwest Charlotte at West Arrowood andMore >>
  • A burglary ring is hitting strip malls

    A burglary ring is hitting strip malls

    Thursday, August 22 2013 7:52 PM EDT2013-08-22 23:52:42 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A burglary ring is hitting strip malls and looking for safes to crack-- especially in North Charlotte. For the second time in a month, a team of three men cut phone lines to preventMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A burglary ring is hitting strip malls and looking for safes to crack-- especially in North Charlotte. For the second time in a month, a team of three men cut phone lines to preventMore >>
  • Three convenience stores robbed and police believe it was the work of one young man

    Three convenience stores robbed and police believe it was the work of one young man

    Thursday, August 8 2013 9:37 PM EDT2013-08-09 01:37:14 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Three convenience stores robbed and police believe it was the work of one young man. Surveillance pictures from the Food Mart on Central show a man in his late teens or early 20'sMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Three convenience stores robbed and police believe it was the work of one young man. Surveillance pictures from the Food Mart on Central show a man in his late teens or early 20'sMore >>
  • A disturbing trend in burglaries lately across Charlotte

    A disturbing trend in burglaries lately across Charlotte

    Thursday, July 25 2013 8:59 PM EDT2013-07-26 00:59:38 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A disturbing trend in burglaries lately across Charlotte. At least ten businesses were robbed in the middle of the night by men using wire cutters, an electric saw, and in one instance,More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A disturbing trend in burglaries lately across Charlotte. At least ten businesses were robbed in the middle of the night by men using wire cutters, an electric saw, and in one instance,More >>
  • A woman arriving home at night is robbed at gunpoint

    A woman arriving home at night is robbed at gunpoint

    Thursday, July 18 2013 9:28 PM EDT2013-07-19 01:28:54 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A woman arriving home at night is robbed at gunpoint. She lives in a new apartment complex, just off North Davidson on Yadkin Street. She had gotten out of her car and locked it,More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A woman arriving home at night is robbed at gunpoint. She lives in a new apartment complex, just off North Davidson on Yadkin Street. She had gotten out of her car and locked it,More >>
  • A home invasion leads to a cold-blooded murder

    A home invasion leads to a cold-blooded murder

    Friday, July 12 2013 8:49 AM EDT2013-07-12 12:49:23 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A home invasion leads to a cold-blooded murder. 32-year old Roy Bethea, Jr. was shot and killed in his Marlowe Avenue home in West Charlotte. "It hurts. My heart hurts everyday,"More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A home invasion leads to a cold-blooded murder. 32-year old Roy Bethea, Jr. was shot and killed in his Marlowe Avenue home in West Charlotte. "It hurts. My heart hurts everyday,"More >>
  • Myers Park bank robbery begins with Craigslist ad

    Myers Park bank robbery begins with Craigslist ad

    Thursday, June 27 2013 9:21 PM EDT2013-06-28 01:21:14 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A bank robbery in Myers Park all began with an advertisement on Craigslist. Car thieves located a Jeep Grand Cherokee for sale with the owner out of town. They stole the vehicle. TheMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A bank robbery in Myers Park all began with an advertisement on Craigslist. Car thieves located a Jeep Grand Cherokee for sale with the owner out of town. They stole the vehicle. TheMore >>
  • A simple shoplifting at a boutique store in Plaza-Midwood turned into something much more serious.

    A simple shoplifting at a boutique store in Plaza-Midwood turned into something much more serious.

    Thursday, June 20 2013 9:13 PM EDT2013-06-21 01:13:09 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A simple shoplifting at a boutique store in Plaza-Midwood turned into something much more serious. It happened shortly before 5:30PM on a Wednesday inside a store on Central AvenueMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A simple shoplifting at a boutique store in Plaza-Midwood turned into something much more serious. It happened shortly before 5:30PM on a Wednesday inside a store on Central AvenueMore >>
  • A disturbing trend in Charlotte-- fast food restaurants vulnerable to crooks

    A disturbing trend in Charlotte-- fast food restaurants vulnerable to crooks

    Saturday, June 15 2013 8:13 AM EDT2013-06-15 12:13:04 GMT
    A disturbing trend in Charlotte-- fast food restaurants vulnerable to crooks. In the past nine months, Crime Stoppers has profiled robberies at six different fast food restaurants.More >>
    A disturbing trend in Charlotte-- fast food restaurants vulnerable to crooks. In the past nine months, Crime Stoppers has profiled robberies at six different fast food restaurants.More >>
  • Two armed men assault a clerk and rob a check cashing store in South Charlotte

    Two armed men assault a clerk and rob a check cashing store in South Charlotte

    Thursday, June 6 2013 9:17 PM EDT2013-06-07 01:17:28 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's a BOLO-- be on the lookout for two armed men who robbed a check cashing store in South Charlotte. The Express Mart isn't and easy place to find. It's tucked behind a gasMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's a BOLO-- be on the lookout for two armed men who robbed a check cashing store in South Charlotte. The Express Mart isn't and easy place to find. It's tucked behind a gasMore >>
  • Convenience store robbed 14 times

    Convenience store robbed 14 times

    Thursday, May 23 2013 9:48 PM EDT2013-05-24 01:48:12 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Clerking at a convenience store has always been fraught with personal danger-- especially when you work at a place that's been robbed 14 times. Lashari Clack is a cashier at theMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Clerking at a convenience store has always been fraught with personal danger-- especially when you work at a place that's been robbed 14 times. Lashari Clack is a cashier at theMore >>
  • Three thugs rob a sandwich shop

    Three thugs rob a sandwich shop

    Thursday, May 16 2013 11:28 PM EDT2013-05-17 03:28:02 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Three thugs rob a sandwich shop. They waited out back while workers in the store were cleaning up at closing time. "The employees were emptying the trash for the end of the night,"More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Three thugs rob a sandwich shop. They waited out back while workers in the store were cleaning up at closing time. "The employees were emptying the trash for the end of the night,"More >>
  • Robbery at a grocery store

    Robbery at a grocery store

    Thursday, May 9 2013 9:32 PM EDT2013-05-10 01:32:15 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Robbery at a grocery store just after it opens on a Saturday morning is very rare. And now, it's not unheard of. The Food Lion on North Graham was surprisingly busy for 7:21a.m. FromMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Robbery at a grocery store just after it opens on a Saturday morning is very rare. And now, it's not unheard of. The Food Lion on North Graham was surprisingly busy for 7:21a.m. FromMore >>
  • North Tryon Street corridor a "rock city"

    North Tryon Street corridor a "rock city"

    Friday, May 3 2013 4:08 PM EDT2013-05-03 20:08:47 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The North Tryon Street corridor has become a "rock city." It's where two men are using rocks to break into glass-front businesses and CMPD thinks it's the work of the same people. AtMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The North Tryon Street corridor has become a "rock city." It's where two men are using rocks to break into glass-front businesses and CMPD thinks it's the work of the same people. AtMore >>
  • A violent fast food robbery

    A violent fast food robbery

    Thursday, March 28 2013 10:49 PM EDT2013-03-29 02:49:44 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There has been a rash of fast food robberies recently in Charlotte. Most are pretty tame. But not all. The Jack-in-the-Box on North Tryon street, near the University area, is openMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There has been a rash of fast food robberies recently in Charlotte. Most are pretty tame. But not all. The Jack-in-the-Box on North Tryon street, near the University area, is openMore >>
  • Most criminals prepare themselves before they commit a crime

    Most criminals prepare themselves before they commit a crime

    Friday, March 15 2013 10:29 PM EDT2013-03-16 02:29:37 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Most criminals prepare themselves before they commit a crime. But not everyone. One crook had to borrow one of the tools of his trade from his victim. It was 10:40PM on a TuesdayMore >>
    Most criminals prepare themselves before they commit a crime. But not everyone. One crook had to borrow one of the tools of his trade from his victim. It was 10:40PM on a TuesdayMore >>
  • Murder in broad daylight

    Murder in broad daylight

    Friday, March 8 2013 12:34 PM EST2013-03-08 17:34:39 GMT
    A young man is gunned down on a Sunday afternoon, on a sidewalk and in clear view of anyone walking or driving by.More >>
    A young man is gunned down on a Sunday afternoon, on a sidewalk and in clear view of anyone walking or driving by.More >>
  • Restaurant robbers steal from customers

    Restaurant robbers steal from customers

    Friday, February 15 2013 9:47 AM EST2013-02-15 14:47:30 GMT
    Two armed men, working in tandem, are not only robbing fast-food restaurants, they're robbing their customers.
    More >>
    Two armed men, working in tandem, are not only robbing fast-food restaurants, they're robbing their customers.
    More >>
  • Renewed effort to find Charlotte man's killer

    Renewed effort to find Charlotte man's killer

    Friday, January 25 2013 9:52 AM EST2013-01-25 14:52:21 GMT
    Six months after a Charlotte man was murdered over 20-dollars, there is renewed hope to find Matt Hawkins' killer.More >>
    Six months after a Charlotte man was murdered over 20-dollars, there is renewed hope to find Matt Hawkins' killer.More >>
  • Holidays were good for wallet lifters

    Holidays were good for wallet lifters

    Thursday, January 17 2013 9:24 PM EST2013-01-18 02:24:21 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The holidays were good for wallet lifters in Charlotte's SouthPark area. CMPD saw a rash of pick pocket thieves preying on people in crowded malls and supermarkets. At the HarrisMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The holidays were good for wallet lifters in Charlotte's SouthPark area. CMPD saw a rash of pick pocket thieves preying on people in crowded malls and supermarkets. At the HarrisMore >>
  • Crimestoppers: Increased reward posted in robbery spree

    Crimestoppers: Increased reward posted in robbery spree

    Friday, January 11 2013 10:44 AM EST2013-01-11 15:44:39 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - An increased reward posted for the arrest of Charlotte's one-man crime spree. CMPD now offers $5,000 to stop a man who they believe has robbed at least five establishments in theMore >>
    An increased reward posted for the arrest of Charlotte's one-man crime spree.More >>
  • Beefing up patrols at a strip mall

    Beefing up patrols at a strip mall

    Thursday, January 3 2013 11:43 PM EST2013-01-04 04:43:41 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is beefing up patrols at a strip mall in North Charlotte after gunmen held up the same business twice in the past three weeks. It's a crime that has detectives wondering, whyMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is beefing up patrols at a strip mall in North Charlotte after gunmen held up the same business twice in the past three weeks. It's a crime that has detectives wondering, whyMore >>
  • Sweepstakes parlor players beware

    Sweepstakes parlor players beware

    Thursday, December 13 2012 9:29 PM EST2012-12-14 02:29:48 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A two-man team of sweepstakes parlor robbers are on the loose in west Charlotte. And players beware-- it isn't just the parlors who are losing money. Most sweepstakes parlorsMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A two-man team of sweepstakes parlor robbers are on the loose in west Charlotte. And players beware-- it isn't just the parlors who are losing money. Most sweepstakes parlorsMore >>
  • One-man crime spree

    One-man crime spree

    Thursday, November 29 2012 9:24 PM EST2012-11-30 02:24:53 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A one-man crime spree has businesses on alert in East Charlotte. So far, he's broken into a grocery store and attempted an armed robbery at a fast food restaurant. "A guy cameMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A one-man crime spree has businesses on alert in East Charlotte. So far, he's broken into a grocery store and attempted an armed robbery at a fast food restaurant. "A guy cameMore >>
  • BOLO for three driveway bandits

    BOLO for three driveway bandits

    Thursday, November 8 2012 11:46 PM EST2012-11-09 04:46:46 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A BOLO-- be on the lookout-- issued for three men who've been trailing people home, then robbing them in their own driveways. CMPD Detective Marty Cuthbertson said, "Between 8:00PMMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A BOLO-- be on the lookout-- issued for three men who've been trailing people home, then robbing them in their own driveways. CMPD Detective Marty Cuthbertson said, "Between 8:00PMMore >>
  • New trend for business burglaries in Charlotte

    New trend for business burglaries in Charlotte

    Thursday, November 1 2012 9:27 PM EDT2012-11-02 01:27:20 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's a new trend for business burglaries in Charlotte. CMPD has mapped an area that runs up and down South Boulevard. At the heart of this hot spot is where Woodlawn crossesMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's a new trend for business burglaries in Charlotte. CMPD has mapped an area that runs up and down South Boulevard. At the heart of this hot spot is where Woodlawn crossesMore >>
  • Frankenstorm for Halloween?

    Frankenstorm for Halloween?

    Thursday, October 25 2012 9:48 PM EDT2012-10-26 01:48:59 GMT
    Hello again friends, it's Paul Cameron in the WBTV newsroom. Tonight at 11:00PM—a former Boy Scout Master admits to the Associated Press he molested young boys. Our reporter, David Spunt, spoke withMore >>
    Hello again friends, it's Paul Cameron in the WBTV newsroom. Tonight at 11:00PM—a former Boy Scout Master admits to the Associated Press he molested young boys. Our reporter, David Spunt, spoke withMore >>
  • Grocery robbed by man who never shows gun

    Grocery robbed by man who never shows gun

    Thursday, October 25 2012 9:21 PM EDT2012-10-26 01:21:33 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Another Harris Teeter is robbed by a man who never showed gun. There was a spate of Harris Teeter stickups earlier this summer up and down the I-77 corridor, from Rock Hill to Cornelius. ButMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Another Harris Teeter is robbed by a man who never showed gun. There was a spate of Harris Teeter stickups earlier this summer up and down the I-77 corridor, from Rock Hill to Cornelius. ButMore >>
  • A successful year for Crimestoppers

    A successful year for Crimestoppers

    Friday, October 19 2012 8:09 PM EDT2012-10-20 00:09:02 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - It has been a successful year for Crimestoppers. To date-- CMPD has received more than 12-hundred tips from stories we've presented. Of those 12-hundred, police have made 220 arrests--More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - It has been a successful year for Crimestoppers. To date-- CMPD has received more than 12-hundred tips from stories we've presented. Of those 12-hundred, police have made 220 arrests--More >>
  • Unusual robbery method

    Unusual robbery method

    Friday, October 5 2012 11:10 AM EDT2012-10-05 15:10:51 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Using a taser to rob a store may not a first-ever in the annals of crime. But it's certainly one of the most unusual methods of robbery CMPD officers have encountered. And, it recentlyMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Using a taser to rob a store may not a first-ever in the annals of crime. But it's certainly one of the most unusual methods of robbery CMPD officers have encountered. And, it recentlyMore >>
  • Bank robbed twice by same oddly dressed man

    Bank robbed twice by same oddly dressed man

    Friday, September 28 2012 9:31 PM EDT2012-09-29 01:31:15 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Bank robbers have done a brisk business in Charlotte this summer. Blame it on the recession, perhaps. But often we're seeing the same banks hit again and again. The BB&T branchMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Bank robbers have done a brisk business in Charlotte this summer. Blame it on the recession, perhaps. But often we're seeing the same banks hit again and again. The BB&T branchMore >>
  • Armed man robs Walmart at closing time

    Armed man robs Walmart at closing time

    Thursday, August 30 2012 9:52 PM EDT2012-08-31 01:52:08 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Robbing a store takes moxie. And sometimes it takes a little inside knowledge, plus remembering to bring a bigger bag than the guy who recently hit a Walmart at Mountain Island Lake. FiveMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Robbing a store takes moxie. And sometimes it takes a little inside knowledge, plus remembering to bring a bigger bag than the guy who recently hit a Walmart at Mountain Island Lake. FiveMore >>
  • Early birds rob a restaurant

    Early birds rob a restaurant

    Friday, August 24 2012 4:56 PM EDT2012-08-24 20:56:10 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The early bird gets the worm, but criminals who work later usually get more cash. A male and female stick-up team got up early one morning to rob the Bojangles on Freedom Drive.More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The early bird gets the worm, but criminals who work later usually get more cash. A male and female stick-up team got up early one morning to rob the Bojangles on Freedom Drive.More >>
  • Smash and grab burglars stealing smokes

    Smash and grab burglars stealing smokes

    Friday, August 24 2012 4:55 PM EDT2012-08-24 20:55:06 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is seeing a rash of forced entry burglaries this summer. Overnight surveillance video shows a man using a large rock to break out a window in the BP Food Mart in the UniversityMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - CMPD is seeing a rash of forced entry burglaries this summer. Overnight surveillance video shows a man using a large rock to break out a window in the BP Food Mart in the UniversityMore >>
  • Newcomer to Charlotte was shot dead in his own home

    Newcomer to Charlotte was shot dead in his own home

    Wednesday, August 15 2012 12:12 AM EDT2012-08-15 04:12:50 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A newcomer to Charlotte was shot dead in his own home for what police say is no apparent reason. It happened late on a Tuesday night in May on Durham Lane. The body of RodneyMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A newcomer to Charlotte was shot dead in his own home for what police say is no apparent reason. It happened late on a Tuesday night in May on Durham Lane. The body of RodneyMore >>
  • Two-man cat burglar team on the loose

    Two-man cat burglar team on the loose

    Friday, August 3 2012 12:37 PM EDT2012-08-03 16:37:52 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A two-man cat burglar team is on the loose in Charlotte. Surveillance pictures from the Pawn Mart on Albemarle road show a well-disguised man using an "L" shaped tool to pry throughMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A two-man cat burglar team is on the loose in Charlotte. Surveillance pictures from the Pawn Mart on Albemarle road show a well-disguised man using an "L" shaped tool to pry throughMore >>
  • 512 gallons of gas stolen

    512 gallons of gas stolen

    Thursday, February 6 2014 9:24 PM EST2014-02-07 02:24:25 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Some use siphons to steal gas. Some simply drive away from the pump. One Charlotte gas station had 512 gallons of gas stolen in a very unique manner. At the Kangaroo on North Graham,More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Some use siphons to steal gas. Some simply drive away from the pump. One Charlotte gas station had 512 gallons of gas stolen in a very unique manner. At the Kangaroo on North Graham,More >>
  • A serial burglar is on-the-loose in Charlotte

    A serial burglar is on-the-loose in Charlotte

    Friday, July 27 2012 1:31 PM EDT2012-07-27 17:31:28 GMT
    A serial burglar is on-the-loose in Charlotte near Park Road, South Boulevard and Old Pineville. The same man is doing the same thing over and over. He arrives by bicycle. "Same guy, same method,"More >>
    A serial burglar is on-the-loose in Charlotte near Park Road, South Boulevard and Old Pineville. The same man is doing the same thing over and over. He arrives by bicycle. "Same guy, same method,"More >>
  • A woman was abducted and forced to withdraw money

    A woman was abducted and forced to withdraw money

    Friday, July 27 2012 1:51 PM EDT2012-07-27 17:51:42 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A woman was abducted and forced to withdraw money from her account in east Charlotte. It began with a late-night run to a drug store for medicine for her child. She didn't realizeMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A woman was abducted and forced to withdraw money from her account in east Charlotte. It began with a late-night run to a drug store for medicine for her child. She didn't realizeMore >>
  • Closing time is prime time for robbers at the Family Dollar store on Statesville Road.

    Closing time is prime time for robbers at the Family Dollar store on Statesville Road.

    Friday, July 27 2012 1:38 PM EDT2012-07-27 17:38:14 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Closing time is prime time for robbers at the Family Dollar store on Statesville Road. For the third time in 15 months, robbers appear as the store is about the shut its doors forMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Closing time is prime time for robbers at the Family Dollar store on Statesville Road. For the third time in 15 months, robbers appear as the store is about the shut its doors forMore >>
  • Flim-flam team preying on shoppers at big box stores

    Flim-flam team preying on shoppers at big box stores

    Friday, July 27 2012 2:54 PM EDT2012-07-27 18:54:58 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A warning for shoppers in big box stores-- hold on to your wallets. There's a flim-flam team that's preying on people who are easily distracted and forget about guarding theirMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A warning for shoppers in big box stores-- hold on to your wallets. There's a flim-flam team that's preying on people who are easily distracted and forget about guarding theirMore >>
  • A security guard suffered a broken hand after a scuffle with a shoplifter

    A security guard suffered a broken hand after a scuffle with a shoplifter

    Friday, July 27 2012 2:57 PM EDT2012-07-27 18:57:38 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A security guard suffered a broken hand after a scuffle with a shoplifter. The Belk at Northlake Mall has plenty of surveillance cameras to watch over its wares. One afternoon,More >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A security guard suffered a broken hand after a scuffle with a shoplifter. The Belk at Northlake Mall has plenty of surveillance cameras to watch over its wares. One afternoon,More >>
  • East Charlotte neighbors on edge after four break-ins

    East Charlotte neighbors on edge after four break-ins

    Friday, July 27 2012 2:59 PM EDT2012-07-27 18:59:28 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Four home break-ins in the past five months have one east Charlotte neighborhood on edge. Glenville Avenue is tree-lined and quiet-- just off Shamrock Drive-- and it's been oneMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Four home break-ins in the past five months have one east Charlotte neighborhood on edge. Glenville Avenue is tree-lined and quiet-- just off Shamrock Drive-- and it's been oneMore >>
  • Closing time at Taco Bell turns into robbery

    Closing time at Taco Bell turns into robbery

    Friday, July 27 2012 3:02 PM EDT2012-07-27 19:02:13 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Local businesses know closing time is when they're most vulnerable to crime. At a Taco Bell on South Tryon in southwest Charlotte, closing time turned into a shoving match. WhenMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Local businesses know closing time is when they're most vulnerable to crime. At a Taco Bell on South Tryon in southwest Charlotte, closing time turned into a shoving match. WhenMore >>
  • CMPD concerned about a strong-armed robbery

    CMPD concerned about a strong-armed robbery

    Friday, July 27 2012 3:05 PM EDT2012-07-27 19:05:33 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police department is concerned about a strong-armed robbery at a jewelry store near SouthPark. This happened in the middle of the day when there were noMore >>
    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police department is concerned about a strong-armed robbery at a jewelry store near SouthPark.
    More >>
  • $20,000 reward for the person who shot an armored car guard

    $20,000 reward for the person who shot an armored car guard

    Friday, July 27 2012 3:18 PM EDT2012-07-27 19:18:44 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The FBI has posted a $20,000 reward for the person who shot an armored car guard and stole a big bag of cash. It happened at 8:30AM on a Monday in January, in Charlotte's FoxcroftMore >>
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The FBI has posted a $20,000 reward for the person who shot an armored car guard and stole a big bag of cash. It happened at 8:30AM on a Monday in January, in Charlotte's FoxcroftMore >>
  • Another case closed for Crimestoppers

    Another case closed for Crimestoppers

    Friday, July 27 2012 3:22 PM EDT2012-07-27 19:22:21 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police teamed with Cabarrus County to nab two men suspected of armed robberies of Rite-Aid drugstores in the area. Police credit a WBTV viewer with callingMore >>
    Another case closed for Crimestoppers. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police teamed with Cabarrus County to nab two men suspected of armed robberies of Rite-Aid drugstores in the area.More >>
  • Police search for suspect in Charlotte's first homicide of 2012

    Police search for suspect in Charlotte's first homicide of 2012

    Friday, January 6 2012 9:49 AM EST2012-01-06 14:49:36 GMT
    Police need your help to solve the first homicide of 2012 in Charlotte.More >>
  • Sweepstakes store robbed at gunpoint, police say

    Sweepstakes store robbed at gunpoint, police say

    Friday, October 14 2011 5:09 PM EDT2011-10-14 21:09:12 GMT
    This week in the Crimestoppers segment, a worker is ambushed by a man with a gun as he leaves work.More >>
  • Police looking for prowler in Myers Park neighborhood

    Police looking for prowler in Myers Park neighborhood

    Friday, August 19 2011 9:07 AM EDT2011-08-19 13:07:57 GMT
    Someone is jiggling doors in Myers Park, hoping to find one unlocked.More >>
  • 2 crooks stumble onto weekend delivery of heavy equipment

    2 crooks stumble onto weekend delivery of heavy equipment

    Friday, July 22 2011 8:36 AM EDT2011-07-22 12:36:56 GMT
    Some crooks plan and plot their crimes to the utmost detail. Others just seem to fall into the lap of Lady Luck-- right place, right time.More >>
  • Convenience store post pictures on wall of past robberies

    Convenience store post pictures on wall of past robberies

    Friday, July 27 2012 3:27 PM EDT2012-07-27 19:27:28 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Put a convenience store in a convenient spot near a major highway, leave it open all night, and you've got the recipe for robbery. There's a store in Charlotte which seems to magneticallyMore >>
    A Charlotte convenience store seems to be a magnet for guys with guns.More >>
  • Unsolved murder in east Charlotte

    Unsolved murder in east Charlotte

    Friday, July 8 2011 12:24 PM EDT2011-07-08 16:24:57 GMT
    Police are searching for a 4th of July holiday weekend killer in east Charlotte.  It's a WBTV Crimestoppers report.More >>
  • Drastic rise in commercial burglaries for Derita area

    Drastic rise in commercial burglaries for Derita area

    Friday, July 27 2012 3:31 PM EDT2012-07-27 19:31:45 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - There's been a drastic rise in commercial burglaries for Charlotte's Derita area. CMPD reports at least ten break-ins at cell phone stores, sandwich shops and other small businessesMore >>
    There's been a drastic rise in commercial burglaries for Charlotte's Derita area. CMPD reports at least ten break-ins at cell phone stores, sandwich shops and other small businessesMore >>
  • One hungry crook ordered a pizza, paid for it, then pulled out a gun

    One hungry crook ordered a pizza, paid for it, then pulled out a gun

    Friday, June 10 2011 12:04 AM EDT2011-06-10 04:04:03 GMT
    While you were enjoying a long weekend, one hungry crook ordered a pizza, paid for it, then pulled out a gun.More >>
  • An east Charlotte pawn shop robbed again

    An east Charlotte pawn shop robbed again

    Friday, May 20 2011 11:41 AM EDT2011-05-20 15:41:33 GMT
    An east Charlotte pawn shop robbed for the second time in eleven months, but unlike the first crime, this one could have been prevented.More >>
  • Storage unit, fitness gym targets for theft ring

    Storage unit, fitness gym targets for theft ring

    Friday, April 15 2011 9:36 AM EDT2011-04-15 13:36:45 GMT
    A self storage unit and a fitness gym were both prime targets for a three-man theft ring.More >>
  • Charlotte Woman Offers "No Questions Asked" Reward After Home Break-In

    Charlotte Woman Offers "No Questions Asked" Reward After Home Break-In

    Thursday, February 3 2011 11:15 PM EST2011-02-04 04:15:21 GMT
    A Charlotte woman is offering a "no questions asked" reward for return of her stolen cameras and computer. Mary Mac Stallings came home from workMore >>
  • Crimestoppers: Murder of bar owner unsolved

    Crimestoppers: Murder of bar owner unsolved

    Friday, January 28 2011 12:07 AM EST2011-01-28 05:07:46 GMT
    A well-known owner of a local bar was gunned down, in his club, in the middle of the day near the end of October 2010.More >>
  • Cops looking for shoplifter who hit kiosk at SouthPark Mall

    Cops looking for shoplifter who hit kiosk at SouthPark Mall

    Friday, July 27 2012 3:33 PM EDT2012-07-27 19:33:50 GMT
    By Paul Cameron - bio l email CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - December was a good month for retailers, but it wasn't so good for retailers who had their profits walk right out of the store. Shoplifting was rampantMore >>
    December was a good month for retailers, but it wasn't so good for retailers who had their profits walk right out of the store.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: Mystery witnesses to murder

    Crimestoppers: Mystery witnesses to murder

    Friday, December 3 2010 11:38 AM EST2010-12-03 16:38:56 GMT
    Police are looking for a woman who they saw shot a man on the dance floor of a night club near uptown Charlotte.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: Hospital parking lot thieves

    Crimestoppers: Hospital parking lot thieves

    Thursday, May 27 2010 8:28 PM EDT2010-05-28 00:28:47 GMT
    Where there's a hospital, there are massive parking decks with hundreds of cars, coming and going.

    Therein lies the problem since January, there have been 15 reported thefts from cars parked at Presby and CMC.More >>

  • Crimestoppers: cold case mystery

    Crimestoppers: cold case mystery

    Thursday, May 20 2010 6:56 PM EDT2010-05-20 22:56:04 GMT
    It's a murder that shocked West Charlotte in June of 2003.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: bad sweater bandit

    Crimestoppers: bad sweater bandit

    Thursday, May 6 2010 6:52 PM EDT2010-05-06 22:52:30 GMT
    A guy in a bad sweater uses stolen credit cards.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: the missing piece

    Crimestoppers: the missing piece

    Crimestoppers: the missing piece

    Thursday, April 22 2010 6:52 PM EDT2010-04-22 22:52:26 GMT
    A botched drug deal ends in bloodshed.More >>
  • Crimestopers: unbridled anger

    Crimestoppers: unbridled anger

    Crimestoppers: unbridled anger

    Thursday, February 25 2010 6:39 PM EST2010-02-25 23:39:43 GMT
    Police are looking for a man with an unusual name and a problem with rage.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: a quick crook

    Crimestoppers: a quick crook

    Crimestoppers: a quick crook

    Thursday, February 18 2010 5:30 PM EST2010-02-18 22:30:07 GMT
    An elderly couple came back from lunch to find his wallet and her costume jewelry missing.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: the thirsty thief

    Crimestoppers: the thirsty thief

    Crimestoppers: the thirsty thief

    Thursday, February 4 2010 6:48 PM EST2010-02-04 23:48:58 GMT
    Three Charlotte stores were burglarized all within in a half-mile, but the sloppy scofflaw left something behind.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: an inside job?

    Crimestoppers: an inside job?

    Crimestoppers: an inside job?

    Thursday, January 28 2010 6:36 PM EST2010-01-28 23:36:15 GMT
    It's a heist worthy of a made-for-TV movie.  A well-known furniture store loses 100-thousand dollars in flat screen TV's to burglars.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: Credit card crook

    Crimestoppers: Credit card crook

    Friday, January 22 2010 12:48 PM EST2010-01-22 17:48:49 GMT
    A Charlotte woman learns the hard way about losing her credit cards to theft.  She left her purse in her unlocked car at this church while delivering food the week before Christmas.  But a thief helped himself to her credit cards and went straight to Target for ipods and playstations.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: Family Searching for Clues

    Crimestoppers: Family Searching for Clues

    Thursday, January 14 2010 7:31 PM EST2010-01-15 00:31:10 GMT
    The family of Ja'Ron McGill is searching for clues in the 19-year-old's murder.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: Shootout at the Quick-N-Easy

    Crimestoppers: Shootout at the Quick-N-Easy

    Friday, July 27 2012 3:36 PM EDT2012-07-27 19:36:07 GMT
    By Paul Cameron - bio l email CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Cops often rely on surveillance photos to solve crimes, but those pictures don't always tell the whole story. Charlotte police have a shooting caughtMore >>
    A man shot in the stomach after an altercation at a convenience store.  Police want your help.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: burglar's unholy acts

    Crimestoppers: burglar's unholy acts

    Wednesday, August 26 2009 2:15 PM EDT2009-08-26 19:15:45 GMT
    By Paul Cameron - bio l email Posted by Zack Smith - email CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Most home break-ins are like dandelions -- they just pop up here and there. But when police see a string of businessMore >>
  • Charlotte Crimestoppers needs your help to find Charles Edward McGowan

    Charlotte Crimestoppers needs your help to find Charles Edward McGowan

    Wednesday, August 26 2009 2:05 PM EDT2009-08-26 19:05:26 GMT
    If you know the whereabouts of Charles Edward McGowan, call Crimestoppers in Charlotte at 704-334-1600.More >>
  • Crimestoppers: Police seek clues in drive-by shooting

    Crimestoppers

    Wednesday, August 26 2009 2:05 PM EDT2009-08-26 19:05:17 GMT
    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are seeking clues in the drive-by shooting of a 24-year-old man. More >>
  • Crimestoppers: Bumbling Burglar

    Crimestoppers: Bumbling Burglar

    Thursday, August 20 2009 7:15 PM EDT2009-08-21 00:15:52 GMT
    (WBTV) Charlotte, NC -  Breaking in through the roof is a very common crime for police.  They see it a lot.

    But rarely do they see someone break-in through the roof of a grocery store only to get locked in until the next morning.
    More >>
  • Crimestoppers: No hospital lot immune from smash and grab

    Crimestoppers: No hospital lot immune from smash and grab

    Thursday, August 6 2009 4:51 PM EDT2009-08-06 21:51:32 GMT
    A warning tonight for anyone parking at Charlotte's two big hospitals. Since March, there have been 15 cars with windows broken and valuables stolen at both CMC and Presbyterian.More >>
  • Charlotte Crimestoppers hunting a robbery suspect

    Charlotte Crimestoppers need your help to catch a robbery suspect

    Friday, July 10 2009 8:39 AM EDT2009-07-10 13:39:36 GMT
    Detective PJ Wilson showed WBTV's Paul Cameron surveillance pictures from inside the Circle-K store located on a busy corner next to UNC Charlotte's campus.

    Two men using t-shirts or towels as masks pointed guns at the clerk and clean out the cash register.

    But one of the bandits makes a rookie mistake, bydropping his mask and the unblinking camera's got him.More >>

  • Crimestoppers asks for help to find the killer of a 17 year old man

    Crimestoppers asks for help to find the killer of a 17 year old man

    Thursday, May 14 2009 11:41 PM EDT2009-05-15 04:41:05 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - 17 Year old Marquiese Thompson was shot and killed while walking to basketball practice in December 2008. Now CMPD and Marquiese's family are asking for your help to find the killer. DoMore >>
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