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Michael Borders - Picture courtesy of the Statesville Police Department

Man accused of assaulting, kidnapping woman

The Statesville Police Department says a woman escaped her kidnaper when she convinced him she had to use the bathroom and then got help. Michael Borders is accused of assaulting the woman at the Gaither Road Days Inn, then forcing her to go with him to Mooresville. The woman was treated at Lake Norman Regional […]

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Man delays break-in 20 minutes, leaves with beef jerky and gum

Quite a takeaway for a thief who broke into the Shelton Avenue Family Dollar overnight between Wednesday and yesterday morning. Police say a black male wearing camo, a hoodie and jeans stood outside for twenty minutes before throwing a brink through the front door. He left with beef jerky and gum. Let everyone know about […]

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Deborah Sabra - Picture courtesy of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety

Silver Alert remains active for woman missing from Statesville

FROM PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH 5:15 AM — The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Deborah Annette Sabra. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Deborah Annette Sabra, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Anyone with information about […]

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One injured in attempted Statesville burglary, armed robbery reported

One person suffered a minor injury during an attempted robbery and burglary in the 900 block of Inglewood Road last night. According to the Statesville Police Department, the victim reported three young black males at his door demanding money, trying to get in. One had an pellet gun that was used to hit the victim […]

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Shawn Whren Junior - Picture courtesy of the Alexander County Sheriff's Office

Man accused of Stony Point stabbing arrested in Statesville

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Wednesday night at approximately 9:00 P.M. officers with the Statesville Police Department located Shawn Whren walking on Old Salisbury Rd near Hunt St. After a brief foot pursuit, Whren was arrested and taken before the magistarte where he was placed in the Iredell County Jail on a $250,000 secured bond. […]

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Attorney: Statesville Councilman Phifer injured in altercation with fellow council member

UPDATE Charges have been served on Statesville City Councilman Roy West. According to a courthouse staffer, West faces one count of misdemeanor assault and battery and one count of misdemeanor communicating threats. An attorney for Councilman Jarrod Phifer says his client suffered a broken knee and a sprained thumb during a physical altercation that took […]

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Child drowning victim identified

WSIC has independently confirmed the identity of the five year old boy who died following a Statesville drowning incident Saturday. The victim’s name is Alexis Ortiz Jiménez.  According to the Statesville Police Department, the incident happened at the Signal Hill Apartments pool.  CPR was attempted on scene before the child was taken to a hospital. While […]

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Statesville PD continues drowning investigation

The Statesville Police Department continues its investigation after a child drowned at an apartment pool yesterday. Sergeant Kelly Wilson tells WSIC via e-mail that juvenile names are not released, but says more information will be shared after the investigation progresses. According to police, the drowning happened at the Signal Hill Apartments pool. The child is […]

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Afternoon News: Teen accused of hitting boyfriend with car, military translator speaks in Iredell

RADIO SCRIPT A Statesville teen is accused by police of hitting her boyfriend with her vehicle at the intersection of Garner Bagnal and I-77 last night. Laquita Holmes is charged with felony hit-and-run causing injury and assault with a deadly weapon. Her first court appearance was scheduled for today. The translator for Iredell County’s Judge […]

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Statesville PD: Man walking dog robbed at gunpoint, hit-and-run reported

A man walking his dog was the victim of an armed robbery Wednesday night in Statesville. Police say a black male walked by the victim on Garfield Street, turned around produced a handgun. The victim was ordered to empty his pockets, giving-up his iPhone. Also from Statesville PD… a hit-and-run shortly after midnight this morning […]

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