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Accused drug dealer busted in Lincolnton

Accused drug dealer busted in LincolntonA Shelby man, an accused drug dealer, was busted in Lincolnton Thursday following a brief vehicle and foot chase, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Silver Alert issued for Lincoln Co. man, 73

Silver Alert issued for Lincoln Co. man, 73The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office issued a Silver Alert Thursday morning for an elderly man.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Crime

Pharmacy database leads to start-up meth lab bust

Pharmacy database leads to start-up meth lab bustA man found with precursor materials for a meth lab was busted by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, authorities say, in large part due to a national pseudoephedrine-tracking system.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Woman charged with embezzlement from Denver business

Woman charged with embezzlement from Denver businessA Walmart employee is facing embezzlement charges, accused of stealing of stealing thousands of dollars from the business.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Narcotics officers bust meth lab in Lincolnton

Narcotics officers bust meth lab in LincolntonAn anonymous tip led narcotics officers to a meth lab in Lincolnton.
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  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
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Health class encourages sexual assault victim to come forward

Health class encourages sexual assault victim to come forwardThe 13-year-old alleged victim lives in New York with her family. Authorities there contacted Lincoln County officials.
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  • 3 months ago
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Lincoln Co. woman missing more than a month

Lincoln Co. woman missing more than a month The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing woman.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Lincoln County reports 3-hour 911 outage

Lincoln County reports 3-hour 911 outage The 911 system in Lincoln County saw a sporadic, three-hour outage Wednesday morning.
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  • 5 months ago
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Meth lab found in Lincolnton public housing apartment

Meth lab found in Lincolnton public housing apartmentDetectives found the suspects Tuesday afternoon at an apartment in the 200 block of Mauney Drive in Lincolnton.
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  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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Traffic stop yields BB gun, needles, and 3 suspects

Traffic stop yields BB gun, needles, and 3 suspectsA traffic stop in Lincoln County yielded, a BB gun, stolen id's, needles, and meth.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Suspect questioned in case of missing dog

Suspect questioned in case of missing dogThe German Shepherd belongs to a couple living next door to the Lincolnton property. Boh often comforts mourners visiting grave sites. He was last seen in late February.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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Lincoln County man confesses to identity theft

Lincoln County man confesses to identity theftLincoln County investigators have arrested a man for identity theft.
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  • 8 months ago
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Sheriff: Man steals $10K in jewelry from his mother

Sheriff: Man steals $10K in jewelry from his motherAuthorities in Lincoln County say a man broke into his parent's home, cracked a safe and stole items valued at more than $10,000.
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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Men accused of stealing 700 ft. of copper wire

Men accused of stealing 700 ft. of copper wireInvestigators say the suspects removed 740 feet of copper wire from the building, as well as a space heater. The damage and value of the property is estimated to total $15,000.
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  • 10 months ago
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Cookout robbed in Lincoln County

Cookout robbed in Lincoln CountyPolice say an armed suspect dressed in all black shot out the glass in the window and forced his way inside of the restaurant.
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  • 10 months ago
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Charges dropped against NC dad in kids' deaths

Charges dropped against NC dad in kids' deaths Superior Court Judge Ali Paksoy on Thursday dropped charges of involuntary manslaughter against Jordan Keely Arwood.
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  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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20 suspects wanted in Lincoln Co. drug roundup

20 suspects wanted in Lincoln Co. drug roundupHalf of the 40 suspects wanted in Lincoln County's drug round up are still at large, and the Sheriff's Office needs your help.
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  • 11 months ago
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40 targeted in Lincoln Co drug roundup

40 targeted in Lincoln Co drug roundupThe Lincoln County Sheriff's Office narcotics investigators, detectives and deputies are spread out throughout the county on Wednesday hunting down 40 suspects they say are involved in illegal drug activity.
  • Crime
  • 11 months ago
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Missing man found, police seek persons of interest

Missing man found, police seek persons of interestGlenn Johnson was found safe in Charlotte. Detectives are looking to identify and locate two persons of interest who have been captured on surveillance cameras using Johnson's credit or debit card.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Former Lincolnton doctor pleads not guilty to rape

Former Lincolnton doctor pleads not guilty to rapeToday former gynecologist John Everett Marshall, 59, walked out of the Lincoln County courthouse after his first appearance. He did not speak but attorney Blair Pettis did.
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  • 12 months ago
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Former Lincolnton doctor arrested for 1996 rape

Former Lincolnton doctor arrested for 1996 rapePolice have charged a doctor with first degree rape and felony conspiracy that stemmed from a 1996 incident.
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  • 1 year ago
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Twentieth meth lab this year busted in Lincoln Co.

Twentieth meth lab this year busted in Lincoln Co.Detectives responded to the 1200 block of Hull Grove Church Road after getting a lead in a local larceny case.
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  • 1 year ago
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Lincolnton man faces child porn, bomb charges

Lincolnton man faces child porn, bomb chargesInvestigators say they found a device appearing to be a bomb as they entered the home to execute a search warrant for child pornography.
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  • 1 year ago
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Lincoln Co. deputies bust 19th meth lab this year

Lincoln Co. deputies bust 19th meth lab this yearInvestigators say they walked into the mobile home in the 6400 block of Todd Lane just before 6 p.m. to find a woman dumping meth ingredients down the drain.
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  • 1 year ago
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UPDATE: Missing autistic teen found safe

UPDATE: Missing autistic teen found safeA missing autistic teen was found safe Friday morning, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.
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  • 1 year ago
Crime

Suspect ID'd, wanted in E. Lincoln Christian Ministries break-in

Suspect ID'd, wanted in E. Lincoln Christian Ministries break-inThieves made off with about $1200 worth of merchandise in two break-ins at East Lincoln Christian Ministries in Denver.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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UPDATE: Lincoln County deputies search for missing girl, sister found

UPDATE: Lincoln County deputies search for missing girl, sister foundAniya Mickey Weeks, 14, was found in Charlotte and is now with her grandmother.
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago