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Crime Watch: Aug. 20-26

The following is a list of those arrested on felony and driving while impaired charges from Aug. 20-26 in Iredell County. Listed information, including addresses, has been gathered from arrest and incident reports publicly available at area law-enforcement agencies. If your name appears here and your case was dismissed or you were cleared of the crime, let us know by calling Donna Swicegood at 704-873-1451 ext. 4434 or emailing .

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Thursday 08/27/2015
Truck batteries stolen from children's thrift shop
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 3:43 pm

Charlie Brown and Miles Hunt climbed into the cab of their truck Wednesday to go on their route, only to discover the truck wouldn’t start.

Sheriff: Man charged with 69 sex offenses against child
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 3:40 pm

A 65-year-old man was charged with 69 counts of first-degree sexual offense with a child and is in custody in lieu of a $1 million bond.

Troopers looking for hit-and-run driver
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 3:42 pm

Troopers are looking for a vehicle and its driver after a  47-year-old Statesville man was critically injured early Thursday morning after being struck by the vehicle.

Statesville man charged with statutory rape, sheriff says
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 3:41 pm

A 50-year-old man was charged with eight counts of statutory rape/sex offender with a child and four counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.

Troutman Chair honored by Statesville Chamber for longevity, quality
Updated: August 27, 2015 - 1:27 pm

Back before Champ and Jean Land had ever heard of Troutman Chair Company, they were just shopping for a rocking chair in Columbia, S.C., looking for a comfortable way to sit with their soon-to-be firstborn child.

Wednesday 08/26/2015
Publix to employ 100, build at old Staples location
Updated: August 26, 2015 - 5:14 pm

It’s a pretty safe bet that when Publix Super Market begins to take applications to fill approximately 100 slots at its soon-to-be-built Statesville store, there is going to be a long line of people with resumes in hand.

Sheriff: Sex offender failed to register address change
Updated: August 26, 2015 - 3:54 pm

A man on the state’s sex offender registry for two separate convictions was arrested for failing to notify authorities of a change of address.

Public's responses mostly against changing Iredell animal ordinances
Updated: August 26, 2015 - 3:55 pm

The overwhelming majority of the 70-some people who came to a meeting about proposed changes to the county’s animal control ordinance disagreed with some or all of the changes.

Suspect in journalist killings dies after shooting himself
Updated: August 26, 2015 - 2:59 pm

The man connected in the shooting death of two WBDJ journalists in Moneta, Virginia has died as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Tuesday 08/25/2015
Statesville man charged with two weekend break-ins, sheriff says
Updated: August 25, 2015 - 4:44 pm

A man with a criminal history spanning 20 years was charged over the weekend in connection with two business break-ins, said Iredell Sheriff Darren Campbell.

Sheriff: Teens charged with breaking and entering, larceny
Updated: August 25, 2015 - 4:42 pm

Three teens were charged with breaking into a convenience store on Wilkesboro Highway early Saturday morning, officials said.

Publix plans to open Statesville store
Updated: August 25, 2015 - 4:04 pm

Publix Super Markets announced plans Tuesday afternoon for a store at the North Pointe Shopping Center in Statesville.

Belk to stay in Statesville after company sells
Updated: August 25, 2015 - 3:53 pm

The Charlotte-based department store, Belk, announced on Monday the company is selling to New York private equity firm Sycamore Partners for $3 billion but would not be closing or changing any of its nearly 300 stores.

Half marathon to benefit Hyatt's Angels
Updated: August 25, 2015 - 3:42 pm

Kelly Stewart began his own racing company after coordinating a 5K in 2013 that drew 70 participants in its first year--it drew more than 600 this year.

Three sought after Statesville car wash break-in
Updated: August 25, 2015 - 12:01 pm

The Statesville Police Department is looking for three people in connection with a break-in at a local car wash early Friday morning.

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