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Statesville Police Chief addresses recent crimes

PRESS RELEASE Statesville Police Chief Joe Barone has issued a strong appeal to residents for their assistance in solving a string of shooting incidents and firearm thefts in the community, as well as the public’s help in preventing further crimes. “What ties all of these crimes together is that they have been carried out with […]

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Run for the Wall makes Statesville stop

Hundreds of motorcycle riders taking part in the 29th annual Run for the Wall made a stop in Statesville this morning. (AUDIO: Please watch the report above to hear this quote). Andrea Howard – a Goldsboro resident. Riders gassed-up at the Highway 115 Sheetz before staging nearby. There was prayer, thanks for local organizers and […]

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Statesville PD seizes more than 120 gaming machines and computers

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: Investigators with the Statesville Police Department, conducting an ongoing investigation into the operation of illegal sweepstakes style gaming machine locations, executed simultaneous search warrants on Monday evening May 22, 2017 at 3 locations. All 3 locations operate under the name “Pure Fire”, located at 112 Signal Hill Dr. Unit I, 3442 […]

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One stabbed during Statesville home invasion

PRESS RELEASE UPDATE: The 43 year old male victim of the stabbing in this home invasion was transferred, in stable condition to Baptist Hospital for further treatment. The 55 year old female was not injured. It is still very early in the Investigation, however we do not have enough information to determine if it would […]

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Statesville man accused of stealing from fire-damaged home

The Statesville Police Department has arrested a man, accusing him of stealing from a fire-damaged Fayetteville Avenue residence. Investigators say they are looking to find out if William Watkins is connected to other cases. Yesterday’s break-in report was the third for that residence. Let everyone know about this

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81-year-old assaulted, robbed in Statesville

An 81-year-old individual was assaulted and robbed during a burglary early this morning at a Statesville residence. According to Statesville PD, this happened in the 300 block of Stockton Street shortly after 1:00. The victim was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and later released with minor cuts. Police describe the suspects as two black […]

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Statesville PD: New shots fired report, $20,000 of jewelry stolen

VIDEO: Car used in robbery at Michael’s Gold Mine in Statesville Another report of shots fired in south Statesville. This time, someone told police that two males rode through the Fifth Street and Raleigh Avenue area in a Ford Expedition with no front grill Friday afternoon. One person reportedly fired shots in the air. There […]

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Police: I-40 shooting victim was victim of reported kidnapping in Catawba

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Thursday afternoon, May 11, 2017 just after 3PM, Statesville Police officers responded to a reported shooting just off of the interstate at I-40 westbound near the I-77 interchange. Upon arrival, Troopers from the NCSHP and Iredell County EMS were on scene. The victim had already been declared deceased. SPD Investigators […]

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Statesville teen accused of shooting girl during robbery

A Statesville teen has been charged with armed robbery, assault and larceny. Ty’wuan Smith is accused by the Police Department of taking a girl’s cell phone, cash and book bag before shooting her in the leg on South Meeting Street last month. Police say he was found hiding under a pile of clothes at a […]

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One dead following I-40 shooting incident in Statesville

One person is dead following a shooting incident on I-40 in Statesville Thursday. According to Police Chief Joe Barone, the situation does not appear to be random and may have been self inflicted. He does not feel there is any danger to the public and says more information will be released at a later time. […]

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