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CMPD asking for public's assistance in locating fugitive

UPDATE: Crittenden has been located and arrested. Christopher Crittenden is wanted for Attempted Murder, Robbery with Dangerous Weapon, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Felony Breaking and Entering,  Damage to Property, and Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device.  Crittenden was court ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device as a condition of his pre-trial release. On March…

Suspect being sought in armed robbery in University City Division

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Armed Robbery Unit are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the photograph who is responsible for an armed robbery.   On Thursday, March 02, 2017, at 11:05 p.m., the suspect entered the Top Dawg Sweapstakes, located at 6316 Old Sugar Creek Road, in the University City…

House fire in Pineville uncovers stash of marijuana

Officers from the Pineville Police Department responded along with the Pineville Fire Department to a house fire in the 100 block Marine Drive Tuesday morning shortly before 1 a.m. Marijuana was found inside the home once the fire was extinguished and Pineville Officers applied for a search warrant of the home for further investigation. Over…

Three in custody after a series of robberies in the Charlotte area

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Armed Robbery Unit have charged 3 individuals with a series of robberies in Mecklenburg County. In custody are 40 year old Sean Boyd, 37 year old Derrick Adams, and 29 year old Bryan Blakney. All are facing multiple charges in those crimes after their arrests by detectives with the…

Arrest made in the shooting death of a Charlotte man in the Steele Creek Division

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Homicide/ADW Unit are conducting an assault with a deadly weapon investigation that occurred in the 2400 block of Yorkdale Drive in the Steele Creek Division that came in at 10:01 p.m., on Friday, February 24, 2017 where officers located two subjects with apparent gunshot wounds. A third victim ran from…

One dead as the result of an SUV/motorcycle accident

On March 03, 2017 at 3:18 p.m., North Division officers were dispatched to the intersection of DeArmon Road at Mineral Ridge Way in reference to a vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV. Upon arrival, officers located the driver of the motorcycle, Tyrell St. Thomas, lying in the bushes several feet off the road.…

Two arrested in Lincoln County for thefts of trailers

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have charged two men with stealing trailers from separate locations in the Denver area. Detective Greg Hager began the investigation into the theft of an enclosed trailer from a Burton Lane, Denver, NC residence on January 30, 2017.  The resident reported the 5 by 8 was removed from the residence without…

Three year old Gastonia boy sustains injuries after car backs into him

A three year old boy sustained serious injuries to his face when he was hit by a car in Gastonia Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened in the 1400 block of Caldwell Street around 5:15  p.m. Sgt. Keith McCabe of the Gastonia Police department said the driver, identified as Du'Kori's 21 year old cousin Gene Kendrick,…

CMPD asking for public's help in locating fugitive

Lara-Ella Catherine Snyder is Wanted for Assault with Deadly Weapon Intent to Kill, Discharging Firearm into Occupied Property, Damage to Property, and Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device. Snyder was court ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device as a condition of her pre-trial release.  On February 27, 2017, Snyder cut off her electronic monitor…

Lynx Blue Line To UNC Charlotte will not open in August as scheduled

If you were looking forward to riding the Lynx Blue Line extension from uptown to UNC Charlotte, you're going to have to wait a little bit longer. The target date of August 2017 is being moved back and now the Blue Line extension might not open until March 2018, according to the Charlotte Area Transit…

Suspect sought in a North Tryon Division assault

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s North Tryon Division are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the attached photograph who is responsible for an assault with a deadly weapon. On Sunday, February 26, 2017, at 3:15 a.m., the victim and suspect were in the 900 block of Eastway Drive when they got…