Local Crime

The Watch with Will Kennedy: Nuisance Properties

Sub-standard dwellings and commercial structures that do more than just create blight; they increase crime. But CMPD and Charlotte Code Enforcement are teaming up to bring down the worst offenders.

22 Charged in Federal Drug Raid

22 people are now facing 84 counts of federal and state drug charges. They were arrested following a joint operation between CMPD, the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Boy Killed in Crash on Icy I-77

The father of a 6-year-old boy who died in a crash on snow-covered I-77 in Iredell County is charged with death by motor vehicle.

Pfeiffer Univ. Mourns Salisbury Teen Killed

Classmates and staff at Pfeiffer University gathered Tuesday night to remember a freshman found murdered off campus. Police found 19-year-old Talisha Crowder shot to death in a parking lot in Salisbury.

Police Warn About Lottery Scams

The record $1.5 billion Powerball lottery means lots of money for those with lucky numbers, but it may also bring out some scam artists.

CMPD Creates Human Trafficking Task Force

Tackling human trafficking. CMPD is forming a new task force to help victims escape and to prosecute pimps. Several law enforcement agencies gathered Monday to train the public on how to identify the crime.

WANTED: Oscar Steele

Oscar Eugene Steele, 28, is wanted on outstanding warrants for Felony Probation Violation and Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device.


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