Iredell County

Salisbury man with extensive criminal history charged in Iredell on drugs, weapons charges

On Saturday, February 8, Sergeant W. Line with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1700 block of Salisbury Highway.

  Arrest made in 2019 hit-and-run death of Iredell County man

Iredell County man charged with murder in woman’s shooting death

  WBTV hidden camera investigation captures stem cell sales pitch doctor calls ‘misleading’

Teens accused of setting Iredell County home on fire

Police charge 2 in Statesville woman’s death

Lane of I-77 closed for hours after Amazon Prime truck crashes, spills packages

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Man killed in Statesville crash

  Former pastor convicted of murder now charged in killing of missing Charlotte woman

  The Iredell-Statesville School district has a new therapy dog to assist students

Teen accused of secretly recording woman in her N.C. home for nearly a year

Person shot in abdomen in Mooresville

Person killed in rollover wreck in Iredell County

  Family friend speaks about man killed in Iredell County ammonia spill

A family friend spoke to WBTV about the man who was killed in an Iredell County ammonia spill

  64-year-old bicyclist hit, killed in collision with car in Iredell County

The incident occurred on Mecklenburg Highway near Mooresville.

  Worker dead, several others injured in ammonia spill at Iredell County, N.C. plant

Two employees were exposed along with several first responders. One of the workers, did not survive.

  Man turns self in after deadly hit-and-run on I-40 in Iredell County

Officials say a man turned himself in to officials on Thursday. No charges have been reported as of yet, but highway patrol has the man’s vehicle and will be searching it for evidence.

Missing NC 12-year-old last seen getting into vehicle with unknown man

  Woman killed in Iredell County wreck caused by driver who fell asleep

  Man killed in fiery crash involving tractor trailer in Iredell County

  Multiple crashes completely close stretch of I-77 South in Iredell Co.

Winning lottery ticket purchased at Mooresville grocery store: ‘Check your tickets’

Firefighters battle blaze in Mooresville

  Hickory man facing multiple charges in kidnapping, burglary case

A Statesville man says he was sleeping early Thursday morning when he woke up to a masked intruder standing in the doorway to his bedroom.

Iredell County man charged in child porn investigation

An Iredell County man faces several sexual exploitation of a minor charges following a joint investigation.

DOT to suspend construction through New Year’s, still advises to expect heavy traffic

Construction work that would require lane closures along major highways will be suspended by the N.C. Department of Transportation from Friday, Dec. 20 to Thursday, Jan. 2 to accommodate travelers for Christmas and New Year’s Day, according to an advisory from NC DOT.

Bomb threat forces evacuation at Walmart, surrounding stores in Mooresville

The threat was made at the Walmart on Norman Station Road, which is off of W. Plaza Drive near I-77, in Mooresville.

  Massive fire destroys Mooresville home

The fire broke out before 10 a.m. at a home on Isle of Pines Road near Brawley School Road.

Iredell County man arrested after barricading family inside home against their will

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported that a man was arrested on Friday, December 13, after barricading himself and his family inside of a home and refusing to let them out.

  Remains of Charlotte woman, missing since 2016, found shot to death in Mooresville woods

Anastasia Talisha Meaders, who went by “Star,” was reported missing in June 2016 after she was last seen at a business in Mecklenburg County.

Over 100 grams of meth found in known Iredell County gang member’s possession

After pulling over a suspicious vehicle in Statesville on November 27, an Iredell County Sheriff’s Sergeant discovered 101.1 grams of methamphetamine in a vehicle that included a known gang member.

  Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run crash on Thanksgiving in Iredell County

According to NCSHP, a bicyclist was traveling east on US 64 in the travel lane when he was struck from behind by a pickup truck.

Driver turns self in days after deadly hit-and-run in Iredell County on Thanksgiving

The deadly incident happened around 8:50 p.m. on US 64 near Barry Oak Road on Thanksgiving.

All cats adopted before Thanksgiving at local shelter, animal services says

According to Iredell County Animal Services, all of the shelter’s cats were adopted by 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

Mooresville Police, community mourn loss of beloved K-9

The Mooresville Police Department reported on Wednesday that Sadie, a K-9 officer who had become a ‘fixture’ while on the job at Mooresville High School passed away earlier that morning.

Two calves killed in Iredell County barn fire

The fire broke out around 9 a.m. off of Tabor Road near Tatum Road.

  Man suspected in Iredell County killing captured along I-77

A man accused in a Monday morning killing in northern Iredell County was captured later that afternoon along I-77 north of Statesville.

Man pleads guilty in fentanyl-related death of Mooresville woman

Police say they found 22-year-old Alexandria Leigh McNeely dead inside a car in a parking lot on Brawley School Road in December 2017. McNeely had purchased drugs containing fentanyl from Justin Wayne Kauffman, police say.

  Mooresville police chief resigns, NAACP demands department to release findings of workplace investigation

According to Town of Mooresville officials, Mooresville Police Chief Damon Williams submitted his letter of resignation to Town Manager Randy Hemann, effective immediately.

  Officer charged after 4-year-old struck by police car in Statesville

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol has charged a Statesville police officer after a 4-year-old boy suffered minor injuries from being hit by a police car last week.

15-year-old missing in Statesville found safe and unharmed

Police in Statesville say a 15-year-old reported missing Tuesday has been found.

  1 charged after power equipment stolen from Mooresville, Charlotte found being sold at Rowan Co. flea market

The deals some customers were getting on brand new power equipment at the Webb Road Flea Market last weekend apparently were too good to be true.

Minivan left parked in middle of I-77 traffic was a trap set by robber, police say

Landis Darnell Glaspy, 48, snatched a woman out of the first vehicle that stopped on Monday and then drove off in her car, according to a press release. It happened on Interstate 77, about 65 miles north of Charlotte, officials said.

  One killed in logging truck crash on I-77 NB in Iredell County

The incident happened on Interstate 77 northbound at Exit 52, I-40, in Iredell County.

  Two senior command staff demoted at Mooresville PD after outside investigation completed

Two senior command staffers at the Mooresville Police Department have been demoted following the conclusion of an investigation of the department conducted by an outside firm.

  Car barrels into occupied Statesville home

It happened just after 12 a.m. at a home on Inglewood Lane.

  Child dies after being hit by vehicle on highway near Rowan County, officials say

According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident happened on NC-152 near Atwell around 9:41 p.m.

N.C. teacher asst. terminated after arrest for misdemeanor assault on elementary student

The district says the teacher was suspended with pay on Thursday before being terminated from her position on Friday.

  Fire that destroyed several Mooresville homes was intentionally set, investigators say

Based on findings at the scene, along with eyewitness video, investigators from local, state and federal agencies determined the fire which destroyed six homes under construction on Samara Lane was set intentionally and was not an accidental fire.

  14-year-old reported missing from Statesville

According to the Statesville Police Department, 14-year-old Nicholas Clay, described as 5’6”-5’8” and between 160-180 pounds, was last seen wearing green t-shirt and jeans, green belt, and flip flops.

  Woman missing from Statesville for more than a week found safe

Kadesha Deloris McCloud, 28, was reported missing on Oct. 12.

Woman accused of stealing toilet paper, cursing at homeowner during break-in

When deputies got to the scene, they found the suspected burglar standing in the victim’s driveway.

Teacher accused of putting special needs student in trash can at Iredell County school

Investigators say multiple children told a therapist the teacher picked them up and put them in a trash can or recycling bin.

  Man charged with murder, child abuse in death of toddler in Statesville

A man has been charged in connection with the September death of a 2-year-old child in Statesville.

  Friends mourn sudden loss of Winston-Salem man killed on I-40 in Iredell County

That fatal crash that tied up traffic for hours on I-40 on Wednesday, also took the life of man who has been described as a pillar in his community.

  Statesville Police release crime report, highlight need for more officers

A crime statistics report issued by the City of Statesville showed an alarming increase in some categories, including rape, motor vehicle theft, and larceny.

  Fatal crash involving tractor-trailer shuts down interstate in Iredell County

A multi-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer shut down the westbound lanes of Interstate 40.

  Statesville City Council reaches agreement to keep large American flag flying at Gander RV

The agreement includes Gander paying $14,350 for violation and $2,000 for legal costs and the city will amend the ordinance so that the current flag is in compliance.

Local law enforcement officers sport pink badges for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Deputies in Iredell County are swapping their traditional sheriff’s badges for something a little more colorful - and meaningful - for the month of October.

Recently-retired Mooresville K-9 officer Baks passes away

A K-9 officer with the Mooresville Police Department has passed away just months after he retired, the department announced Thursday.

  Iredell County homeowner holds intruder at gunpoint after break-in

An Iredell County said he took his handgun and searched the house. It didn’t take long for him to find a man hiding inside one of the bathrooms in his home.

  Iredell-Statesville Schools postpone, cancel, or move after school outdoor activities due to heat

With record breaking heat for early October, at least one school system has made some changes to keep students safe. Iredell-Statesville schools canceled or postponed all after school activities that were scheduled for outside on Wednesday and Thursday prior to 6:30 pm.

  Friends hope for justice after hit and run claims life of 29-year-old in Iredell County

Friends of the 29-year-old man killed in a hit and run incident last Saturday are hoping the driver responsible is brought to justice.

Deputies sport pink badges for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Deputies in Iredell County are swapping their traditional sheriff’s badges for something a little more colorful - and meaningful - for the month of October.

Homeowner holds burglar at gunpoint, deputies link him to two other B&E’s

Deputies in Iredell County arrested a man Monday after a homeowner reportedly found him burglarizing a home and held him at gunpoint until law enforcement arrived.

  Mooresville man hospitalized after complications from vaping

After 15 years of smoking cigarettes, Andrew Doss turned to vaping about a year ago in hopes to eventually kick the habit.

  Lowe’s sending supplies to the coast in preparation for Hurricane Dorian

The company’s distribution facility in Statesville has been busy this week. Hundreds of workers have been loading and unloading storm supplies that will be shipped to coastal Lowe’s stores.

  N.C. rescue opens temporary shelter for hurricane animals

Piedmont Animal Rescue in Mooresville is looking for volunteers as it opens a temporary emergency shelter for hurricane animals.

  Missing man’s Jeep found one year after disappearance from Statesville

Marty Teague, 53, went missing from his Statesville home in July, 2018.

Three Rivers Land Trust awarded $944,200 to conserve two farms in Davie and Iredell counties

The Salisbury-based Three Rivers Land Trust has announced the recent awarding of two grants from the North Carolina Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund totaling $944,200 to conserve two farms in Davie and Iredell Counties.

  Gander RV company sends message to city of Statesville with TV ad about American flag

The commercial showed veterans who work for the company raising a big American flag, like the one in Statesville.

  Suspect arrested for stealing weapons, other materials from local police cars

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations has reported an arrest made in a case involving five different breaking and entering incidents involving local law enforcement vehicles.

  Storms cause significant damage in Statesville; emergency responders also affected

A big clean up is underway in Statesville after heavy storms caused widespread damage and left thousands without power overnight.

  Six people facing charges after 70+ guns stolen from NC pawn shop

Two teens have been charged and a man is being sought after dozens of guns were stolen in a Statesville pawn shop break-in.

  Teen charged in death of Mooresville High School student athlete

A 17-year-old is facing charges in the death of a student athlete at Mooresville High School who died from injuries suffered during an accident on campus earlier this month.

  Homes damaged after storms cause downed trees, power outages in Iredell County

According to the Duke Energy Power Outage Map, more than 3,000 power outages were reported in the county.

  Fans in Mooresville grateful that Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and family are safe

A day after that frightening plane crash involving Dale Earnhardt Jr and his family, many of his fans are expressing gratitude that no one was hurt.

  Mooresville race fans relieved that Dale Earnhardt Jr., family survived crash

Many race fans want to send Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family their well-wishes.

Juvenile charged after West Iredell High School shooting threat

A 14-year-old is charged by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office after threats of gun violence at school.

Crews battle house fire in Mooresville

According to Iredell Communications, the incident happened at a home on Savannah Crossing Drive around 3:30 p.m.

  Sheriff: Convicted felon speeds through license check, runs from police with child in car

Deputies began following the vehicle but quickly stopped following it for safety reasons when they realized there was a small child - unrestrained - inside.