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Vale man facing multiple drug possession and distribution charges in Lincoln County

On Tuesday March 21st, 60 year old Samuel Robin Tallent of Cansler Rd. in Vale was arrested after the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit charged him with selling methamphetamine.  The charges stem from a several months-long investigation into methamphetamine sales in western Lincoln County. Detectives say several street level methamphetamine buys were made from…

Two Charlotte teenagers facing larceny charges

Detectives and Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Independence Division have arrested and charged 17 year old Alexander Greis and 17 year old Tyzhaun Carney for their involvement in a larceny from vehicle case. On Tuesday, March 21, at 12:40 p.m., a witness called 911 in reference to the suspects looking into a vehicle in…

Charlotte records 19th homicide of 2017

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide/ADW Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 1000 block of N. Wendover Road in the Providence Division. The call for service came in at 8:52 p.m. on Tuesday, March, 21 where patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service.  Officers located a…

Rock Hill man facing child pornography charges

A Rock Hill man is facing charges of distributing child pornography online. State law enforcement officials report Rock Hill police arrested 35 year old David Michael Arsenault on March 17 and charged him with one count of sexual exploitation of a minor. If convicted, Arsenault faces up to 18 years in jail, according to South…

CMPD searching for two suspects in armed robbery of a Charlotte convenience store

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Armed Robbery Unit are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects responsible for an armed robbery from a Charlotte convenience store. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, at approximately 2:20 a.m., the Circle K, located at 1824 Freedom Drive in the Metro Division, was robbed at gunpoint by two…

CMPD search for third suspect in west side Charlotte shooting

A third person is wanted after shots were fired into two homes in west Charlotte Sunday night. It happened on Tuckaseegee Road around 8:30 p.m. One of the homes shot into was occupied, the other was vacant. Police say as the shooters drove off, they crashed and ran from the scene. Two were arrested but the third…

CMPD asking for public's help in apprehending criminal

22  year old Jacques Lindsay is wanted by the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team. Lindsay has outstanding warrants for Assault with a Deadly Weapon Intent to Kill, Discharging a Weapon into Occupied Dwelling, and Habitual Misdemeanor Assault related to a domestic violence incident. CMPD is asking for the public's help in locating Lindsay. Anyone with information…

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives investigating shooting incident

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a shots fired incident where as many as 30 rounds may have been fired. Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 4900 block of Amity Lane, Iron Station around 3:20 p.m. on March 18.  When officers arrived the homeowner told them that a silver in color car had…

Charlotte city council on the hot seat for budget retreat spending

It is now on city record as the second-most expensive retreat in the last decade. Charlotte's January budget retreat in Raleigh cost nearly $42,000. Some of the costs included a dinner at Sullivan's Steakhouse...43 of them...at a toal cost of over $2,500 including meals, taxes and gratuities of $336. The city's hotel bill alone at…

DWI charges filed in a two car accident in Freedom Division

On March 16 around 3:15 p.m., Freedom Division officers responded to a two vehicle crash located in the 4100 of Freedom Drive at the intersection with Thriftwood Drive where they located a 2002 Nissan Sentra and a 2009 Mitsubishi Galant that were off the right side of the roadway.  MEDIC responded and pronounced the right…

Overnight homicides under investigation in Charlotte

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 4500 block of Biesterfield Dr. in the North Division at 1:00 a.m. on Friday, March 17. North Division patrol officers responded to the 4500 block of Biesterfield Dr. in response to a 911 call from a concerned citizen who advised…

CMPD investigating Charlotte's 15th homicide of 2017

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 6600 block of Fishers Farm Ln. in the South Division.  The call for service came in at 4:44 a.m. on Thursday, March 16. South Division patrol officers responded to an armed robbery call for services and located a male inside…

Victim identified in Metro Division homicide

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation at LaSalle Street and Beatties Ford Road in the Metro Division.  The call for service came in at 12:23 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14. Metro Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call where they located a male,…

Charlotte man arrested and facing multiple counts in a series of robberies

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Armed Robbery Unit have charged 39 year old Ronteeni Belk, for his involvement in a series of robberies. On Monday, March 13 shortly after 9 a.m., the suspect, later identified as Belk,  entered the Cash America Pawn, located at 5200 N. Tryon Street.  The suspect brandished a handgun and…

CMPD asking for public's help in locating escaped fugitive

Justyne Jaymes Sheline is wanted for Felony Breaking and Entering, Larceny After Breaking and Entering, Damage to Property, and Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device. Sheline was court ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device as a condition of his pre-trial release. On March 11, 2017, Sheline cut off his electronic monitor and was last…