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Catawba County Crime Watch: March 9 to March 16

All individuals mentioned are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Individuals charged this week, but not pictured: Gary Dustin Letterman, 30, of Newton, was charged with one felony count each of breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and possession of stolen goods. He

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-16 15:53:00

Man accused of robbing Caldwell County convenience store

A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a convenience store in Caldwell County on Thursday morning. According to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office, the robbery occurred at Pappy's Market on Dudley Shoals Road shortly after the business opened at 7 a.m. The clerk told deput

WBTV - 2018-03-16 15:20:07

Deputies: 'Armed and dangerous' men wanted in Lincoln County after drug deal turns into armed robbery

Two men are wanted in connection with a drug deal that turned into an armed robbery in Lincoln County on Thursday, deputies said. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened in the 1700 block of Molly Acres Lane in Lincolnton around 5:30 p.m. Deputies say Sierra Miranda

WBTV - 2018-03-16 16:13:22

Photo gallery: Boone Lake cleanup

On a cold and muddy Saturday in February, Troop 387 and Venture Crew 387, both chartered by Colonial Heights United Methodist Church, headed to Boone Lake to remove tires from the bed of the lake. The tires were put there initially to create an artificial reef for fish. They were located near the d

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-17 22:00:00

Suspect in theft spree is caught

A Dobson police officer apprehended Todd Emerson Collins, 36, of Ararat, Va., who is in the Surry County Jail in Dobson with an $855,000 secured bond. Dobson Police Chief Shawn Myers said Officer Ryan Adams from his department checked for outstanding warrants on Collins after catching him and found

WILKES JOURNAL PATRIOT - 2018-03-16 19:00:00

'American Idol' audition of Hickory's Johnny White to air Sunday

HICKORY - Will Johnny White make it to Hollywood? His story and audition for "American Idol" is set to air Sunday, March 18, at 8 p.m. White, a 2017 Hickory Career and Arts Magnet High School graduate, began his journey in song three years ago when he joined the school's performing arts program. Whe

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-17 09:00:00

Woman in custody following pursuit in Sullivan County

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. -- A woman is in custody following a pursuit Thursday night. Teresa Worthington, 32, was wanted out of Sullivan County and Kingsport for motor vehicle theft, theft over 2,500 and violation of probation. Officers spotted Worthington in a stolen Volkswagen Beetle outside of the B-Ma

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-03-16 14:11:00

Deputies charge Lenoir man in Pappy's Market robbery

GRANITE FALLS - A Lenoir man was taken into custody in connection with the armed robbery of Pappy's Market in Granite Falls that occurred Thursday morning, according to a Caldwell County Sheriff's Office press release. Isaiah Monty Simmons, 20, of Lenoir, was charged with robbery with a dangerous we

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-16 15:13:00

Boone Town Council Votes by 3-2 Margin to Repeal Boone 2030 Land Use Master Plan

The 2030 Land Use Master Plan, approved by the Boone Town Council in 2009, was repealed on Thursday night by a slim 3-2 vote. Loretta Clawson, Sam Furgiuele and Connie Ulmer all voted to repeal the plan while Marshall Ashcraft and Lynne Mason voted against the motion. Before Thursday night's vote, t

HCPRESS.COM - 2018-03-16 20:32:36

Saturday: Slots Available for Participation in The Town of Boone St. Patrick's Day Parade

For those who wish to participate in the St. Patrick's Day Parade, you can thank your lucky stars! By the luck of the Irish, slots are still available for floats and parade participation. The Town of Boone's St. Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled to take place this Saturday, March 17, at 2 p.m., on K

HCPRESS.COM - 2018-03-16 19:02:02

Boone 2030 Plan repealed by 3-2 vote

BOONE - Nine years after it was adopted and 12 years short of the year 2030, the Boone 2030 Land Use Master Plan has been repealed. Boone Town Council Members Loretta Clawson, Sam Furgiuele and Connie Ulmer voted Thursday for Clawson's motion to repeal the plan, with the proposal to repeal first com


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


PHOTOS: Iredell mugshots, March 8-14

Iredell mugshots: Top bond amounts, March 8-14. Click on the arrow to scroll through the photos. Sponsored by Ashley Cannon, Attorney At Law, PLLC Joshua Rick Bass, 31, of Stikeleather Road, Stony Point, parole violation and interfering with an electronic monitoring device, no bond, Iredell County S


Hickory Police Searching For Leads In Convenience Store Robbery

HICKORY, N.C. - Police are searching for two people accused of robbing a convenience store in Hickory. Investigators say the robbery happened just after 11:30pm on March 8th on 8th Street Drive NE. The suspects, two black males, reportedly entered the Quality Mart, pulled out guns and demanded money


Police: Woman swapped barcodes to steal chicken wrap, ice cream and a Coke.

HICKORY- Hickory Police charged a Morganton woman with larceny for switching bar codes on several food items at the Walmart on U.S. Hwy 70 SE on Tuesday. Julianna Marie Webb, 33, was charged with one felony count of larceny by anti-inventory device and one misdemeanor count of larceny of a merchant


Over 11 pounds of marijuana seized, trafficking is charged

A Taylorsville man and woman face multiple charges following a large drug bust in northern Alexander County this past week. On Friday, March 9, 2018, the Alexander County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division arrested and charged Jose Martires Canales, Jr., age 24, and Kaslyn Elizabeth Wallace, age 22


West Jefferson goes to the Oscars

WEST JEFFERSON - A little piece of West Jefferson was present at the Academy Awards this year. Melissa Cox, owner and jewelry designer of the downtown West Jefferson jewelry story, the Vintage Locket, had one of her bracelets in a "swag bag" given out to all of the celebrities in attendance that eve


Police looking for suspects who stole tires from dealership

Add digital to current active Sunday - Friday print subscription This truck was captured on surveillance cameras leaving Cloninger Ford on Monday after the occupants stole rims and tires, according to police. The Morganton Department of Public Safety is looking for multiple people who stole tires


Two Unicoi Co. deputies injured, one man arrested after high-speed chase

Pictured: Joey D. Clipse (Courtesy: Unicoi County jail) UNICOI COUNTY, TN (WJHL)- A Roan Mountain man is behind bars after leading deputies in a high-speed chase on I-26 Tuesday night. According to a preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 38-year-old Joey D. Clipse of Roan Mountain w


Sheriff: N. Carolina Woman Threatens to Bomb Son's School

HIDDENITE, N.C. - Authorities say a North Carolina woman threatened to bomb her son's school because she was upset that he was being punished. Alexander County Sheriff Chris Bowman tells WBTV-TV that 29-year-old Barbara Elizabeth Sherrill made threats about placing bombs at East Alexander Middle Sch