Police Beat Thursday: Woman charged with child abuse, man charged with drunk driving after dog locks him out of truck

Sasha Brewer of Salisbury was charged with misdemeanor child abuse.
Sasha Brewer of Salisbury was charged with misdemeanor child abuse.(Salisbury Police)
Published: Mar. 5, 2020 at 9:02 AM EST
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SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - Among the reports at the Salisbury Police and Rowan Sheriff’s Departments on Thursday were cases involving child abuse, driving while impaired, and a strangulation assault:

-Sasha Corvette Brewer, 34, was charged with misdemeanor child abuse by Salisbury Police. Officers responded to a disturbance call at a home on Pearl Street on Wednesday. Brewer is accused of beating her daughter with an electrical cord.

-Police responded to a call at the Rowan ABC store at 1636 W. Innes Street on Wednesday afternoon to help a driver who told them that he was locked out of his truck by his dog. When officers arrived they charged the driver, Michael Smalls, 62, with driving while impaired.

-Archibald Dortu Wah, 39, was charged with assault by strangulation. Salisbury Police investigated the incident on Tuesday.

-The Rowan Sheriff’s Office charged Nathan James Rose, 31, with discharging a weapon into occupied property on School Street in Cleveland.

-Deputies charged Dorothy Cline Parker, 69, with failure to vaccinate a dog. Parker was charged earlier this week by Salisbury Police for animal cruelty after an investigation by Rowan Animal Services.

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