Crime

Man charged with murder in case of N.C. man who went missing after planned car sale

A man accused of stealing the vehicle of a missing Raleigh man is now charged with murder, according to jail records.

Myrtle Beach man faces over 20 charges connected to child sex crime case

Nigerian state says rapists will face surgical castration

Indictment: City illegally dug up lead-laden soil from range

Berkeley County detention deputy arrested for smuggling food, clothes to inmates

  Body found believed to be N.C. man who went missing after planned car sale

Three hurt, cars and homes shot into in west Charlotte shooting

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  Charlotte Mecklenburg Police officers hand out 800 free gun locks in an attempt to save lives

Three arrested after video of 3-year-old smoking marijuana goes viral

Man hit by truck, killed while trying to run across I-85 in Salisbury

  VIDEO: Virginia bus passenger robbed while having heart attack; suspect in custody

  Man arrested in fatal shooting of man in shopping center parking lot in Pineville

  CMPD meets all ‘8 Can’t Wait’ police reform policies, one of few departments in the country

Man accused of multiple sexual assaults, kidnapping in Iredell County

Based on evidence, and statements gathered in the investigation, detectives were able to obtain arrest warrants on Rohit Patel for two separate counts of misdemeanor sexual battery, and one count of felony second degree kidnapping.

Man charged with murder, death by distribution in Albemarle woman’s death

The investigation began on January 11 when officers with the Albemarle Police Department responded to a call for a cardiac arrest at a home on Brown Ave.

  Former Gaston County teacher/coach still hospitalized after alleged August assault

A well-known former teacher and coach from Gaston County is still in the hospital recovering from serious injuries sustained during an alleged assault that happened last month.

Vehicle stolen from shop in York County

Deputies are looking for a vehicle that was reported stolen from a shop in York County.

Former SC teacher’s license revoked after ingesting illegal substance in front of class

Man wanted for criminal sexual conduct with a minor in York County

  Concord Police to be trained to intervene if a colleague acts unlawfully

Man charged in shooting death of Charlotte man

Authorities arrest two more people in connection to 2015 Robeson County homicide

  CMPD: Man killed during armed robbery in northeast Charlotte

  Volunteer firefighters hurt after vehicle knocks off fire truck mirror, drives away in Rowan Co.

Officials say two volunteer firefighters are injured after a vehicle knocked off a mirror on a fire truck and drove away in Rowan County.

Missing man who allegedly jumped from vehicle, fled police found dead in Kings Mountain

Chief Proctor says she has contacted the State Bureau of Investigations to come in and do an investigation on this situation and “assist with bringing additional closure to the family.”

  Police: Driver shot multiple times, crashes and hits pedestrian in Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said someone shot and struck the driver multiple times while traveling on Eastway Drive.

Officials: Suspect charged in connection with officer-involved shooting at Allen University

A suspect is now in custody following an officer-involved shooting at Allen University.

  Crime Stoppers: Nearly 3 months later, still no arrests made in deadly Beatties Ford Road shooting

Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are still pleading with members of the public to come forward with information about the deadly shooting that happened on Beatties Ford Road in late June.

  Police: 2 men shot in front of Charlotte home, suspects on the run

Police responded to the shooting around 8:40 p.m. on Cove Creek Drive.

Gastonia man charged with possession of child pornography

Police say 21-year-old Darien Jaimelle Reid Jr. is facing charges of six felony counts of 2nd-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and six felony counts of 3rd-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Fatal April shooting at apartment complex in east Charlotte ruled ‘justified homicide’

More than four months later, CMPD said the District Attorney’s Office had reviewed the case and ruled it a justified homicide.

  Adult, 14-year-old boy charged in connection to fatal shooting of 5-year-old Charlotte girl

The incident happened on Elgywood Lane around 9:30 p.m. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police responded to the scene.

  Suspect flees after breaking in home, firing shot at homeowner in Gaston County

Law enforcement officials say a suspect jumped in a car and sped off after breaking into a home and firing shots at the homeowner in Gaston County.

  N.C. deputy killed, suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Henderson Co.

The caller told 911 that shots were being exchanged between the homeowner and suspects.

  CMPD, city refuse to release report detailing June 2 tear gas incident

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and City of Charlotte have refused, for months, to release the use of force report detailing actions by police officers during the June 2 protests. Members of the Charlotte City Council wouldn't state on the record whether they would support release.

  Police: Man in truck shoots woman driving on I-85 in Charlotte

Police say a man in a pickup truck shot a woman while both were driving on I-85 in Charlotte Thursday afternoon.

  Defendant facing death penalty rejects deal, pleads not guilty as capital murder trial to be scheduled

On Thursday at the Mecklenburg County Court house, family members of Ruby Atkinson and Curtis Atkinson Sr. were hoping for closure. But in an unexpected twist, the family members will not have to go through a trial to get justice for their family members. In 2017, police say Ruby and Curtis Atkinso

Wilmington man with over 14,000 images of child porn gets eight-year federal prison sentence

A Wilmington man who possessed thousands of images and videos of child pornography will spend nearly a decade in federal prison.

Lancaster woman sought for breaking in, stealing from military veteran’s home

A warrant has been obtained for Gordon’s arrest.

Authorities recover 2 stolen trailers from S.C. filled with meals for Hurricane Laura victims

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says thousands of dollars worth of Meals Ready to Eat originally bound to help with hurricane relief efforts in Louisiana have been recovered.

  Man charged with death by vehicle among other crimes in fatal Charlotte crash

Police have charged a man with multiple crimes including felony death by vehicle after reportedly running a red light in a fatal crash in Charlotte in March.

Police arrest man with 40 outstanding warrants after chase through Mecklenburg Co.

Police have arrested a man with 40 outstanding warrants after a chase through Mecklenburg County.

  Woman charged, accused in fatal shooting of man in Rowan County

Law enforcement officials have arrested 60-year-old Elizabeth Raye Freeman in the murder of 51-year-old Timothy Austin Hall that happened on Aug. 16, 2019.

CMPD responds to reports of large, illegal parties in Charlotte

At one of the parties, police say 187 liters of liquor were seized.

  Surveillance video released in deadly 2019 shooting of Charlotte father: ‘Someone knows something’

Family of a 25-year-old man shot and killed in north Charlotte last year is asking the public to come forward with information.

Judge denies bond for man accused of stabbing police chief with ice pick

A judge denied bond Tuesday night for the Bonneau man accused of stabbing the town’s police chief in the face with an ice pick.

  Man accused of stabbing sister to death in east Charlotte

Police have arrested a man who is accused of stabbing his sister to death in east Charlotte.

N.C. trooper finds 20 gallons of suspected moonshine during traffic stop

A North Carolina state trooper found 20 gallons of suspected moonshine during a traffic stop in Cumberland County.

  WPD: Car was going 96 mph before sinking into Cape Fear River

Police officials say that red Dodge Challenger is believed to have been traveling 96 mph in a 25 mph zone when it crossed Water Street, hit a curb with the driver’s side tire, and launched through a railing into the Cape Fear River just after midnight on Aug. 28.

Police looking for 19-year-old accused in fatal shooting in Gaston County

Gastonia Police are asking for the public’s help to locate 19-year-old Markevion Antwan Weldon charged in the shooting death of 18-year-old Jabar Nichols Saturday night.

Former detention officer involved in deadly shooting in Iredell County

Officials say a former detention officer was involved in a deadly shooting in Iredell County Monday.

Lawsuit: 7-month-old ‘violently shook’ by Myrtle Beach daycare employee, leading to serious injuries

The parents of a young child have filed a lawsuit against a Myrtle Beach daycare, accusing an employee of hurting their then-seven-month-old.

  3 homicides start Labor Day weekend as killings continue climb in Charlotte

A deadly weekend across the city of Charlotte kicked off the Labor Day holiday weekend.

  Chase from Gastonia ends in crash on I-85 in Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say officers were notified of a pursuit by Gastonia Police into Mecklenburg County at 6:11 p.m.

Deputies arrest man accused of stabbing police chief in the face

A man accused of stabbing the Bonneau police chief in the face with an ice pick is in custody after a standoff with Berkeley County deputies.Forrest Bowman was arrested shortly after 12:30 p.m.

Man charged after hitting 187 mph along N. Carolina highway

Authorities in North Carolina said a man was facing numerous charges after speeding at nearly 190 mph along Interstate 95 over the weekend.

  NC trooper charged with stealing gym equipment worth $5,000 from Gastonia YMCA

Police say 44-year-old Jerome John Letcavage has been charged with felony larceny.

  Police investigate shooting at Charlotte Food Lion parking lot

The person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Authorities: 8 missing children rescued after 5-day operation in Indianapolis

Federal authorities say eight missing children were rescued in a five-day rescue operation in the Indianapolis area. The U.S. Marshals Service’s Southern District of Indiana says the children are between six to 17-years-old

  Man found dead, another shot after welfare check in northwest Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a homicide in northwest Charlotte after responding to a welfare call early Sunday morning.

80-year-old man beaten, robbed, left in canal, Whiteville police say

The Whiteville Police Department is investigating after an 80-year-old man was robbed, beaten, and left in a canal off a rural road in Columbus County on Friday.

  CMPD: One dead, two injured in triple shooting in north Charlotte

The incident happened on L D Parker Drive around 10 p.m.

  Family remembers grandfather fatally stabbed in Gastonia

It’s been two days since police say, a stabbing in Gastonia left a grandfather dead and his grandson in custody.

Police: North Carolina woman killed by stalking suspect

Police say a North Carolina man accused of stalking a coworker shot the woman to death then killed himself.

Concord Police looking for man accused of shooting into vehicle at gas station

The incident occurred around 1:45 p.m. Friday at the QuikTrip on 1086 Concord Parkway North.

ATF offers reward in investigation of shooting that killed 5-year-old Summerville girl

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the gunman responsible for killing a 5-year-old in Summerville last month.

Police: 3 arrested, indicted on drug charges in Rowan Co.

The arrests come after a two month long investigation in 2019.

  Man accused of sexually assaulting, robbing woman who was walking in north Charlotte

Police have arrested a man who is accused of sexually assaulting and robbing a woman in a violent attack while she was walking in north Charlotte.

$7,000 reward offered for information on 2018 west Charlotte homicide

On the second anniversary of the murder of Juordan Malik Hill, police continue to ask for help solving the case.

CMPD investigating reports of object thrown through government center window

Police are investigating reports of someone throwing an object through a glass window at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center in uptown.

  $25,000 reward offered for information on fatal shooting of deputy’s son in Charlotte

A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information in the 2019 killing of a Cabarrus County deputy’s son in Charlotte.

Prosecutors charge 19 in North Carolina with voter fraud

Federal prosecutors in North Carolina have announced voter fraud charges against 19 non-citizens accused of illegally casting a ballot in 2016.

  RCSD deputy fired, charged after bodycam showed him throw woman in custody to floor by hair

Former Master Deputy Kyle Oliver, 29, who was a supervisor, faces charges of assault and battery.

Fla. roofer arrested, accused of using coronavirus relief money to buy $700K boat

A United States attorney announced the arrest and unsealing of a criminal complaint charging 35-year-old Casey David Crowther with making a false statement to a lending institution.

Man in critical condition, another injured in Hickory shooting

A shooting has left one man in critical condition and another injured in Hickory.

  N.C. operation leads to rescue of 8 children from sexual abuse, 23 child exploitation arrests

A North Carolina operation has led to the rescue of eight children from sexual abuse and at least 23 child exploitation arrests.

Officials: Man bought more than 560 sneakers with fake card

Authorities say a North Carolina man who purchased more than 560 pairs of high-end sneakers using a counterfeit credit card has been sentenced to prison.

Baton Rouge, La. man accused of raping 12-year-old he met on social media

The victim told detectives she believed the man was 19 years old.

17-year-old accused in shooting death of man at home in southeast Charlotte

A 17-year-old has been charged in the shooting death of a man at a home in southeast Charlotte in June.

  ‘You shoot at police, expect us to shoot back,’ Butler Co. Sheriff says

Sheriff Jones says he's not going to tolerate 'lawlessness' directed at police

  Police relaunch campaign as stolen guns top nearly 500 in city

Police are looking to raise awareness on keeping guns secured with the “Lock It or Lose It” campaign.