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Pair charged with assault with a deadly weapon

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Staff report A Crouse woman has been accused of beating a man with a blunt object. Lincolnton Police Department officers said Macy Jordan Walker, 23, of 973 George Brown Road, who is still at-large, assaulted the male victim, “with possibly a tire tool or baseball bat,” on Thursday. Austin Shane…

Four arrested on felony drug charges

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Staff report Four men are facing numerous felony drug charges following the conclusion of several Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office undercover investigations. Deputies said the investigations, which targeted methamphetamine and heroin sales in the southern and eastern parts of Lincolnton, ended Monday with 22 felony charges filed. Deputies said three of…

Deputies ask for help to find missing teen

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Staff report The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to locate a missing teen. A missing person report was filed with the Sheriff’s Office on Monday for Shane Michael Szathmary, 15, of Church Hill Lane in Maiden. Deputies said family members last communicated with Szathmary at…

Men arrested on robbery charges

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Staff report Two Gastonia men have been charged with armed robbery for allegedly stealing a pair of sneakers. Lincolnton Police Department officers said the victim arranged to sell a pair of Nike Air Jordan tennis shoes to a man they met on social media. The victim went to meet the…

Lincolnton woman killed in motorcycle wreck near Boone

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Staff report A Lincolnton woman was killed in a motorcycle accident in Watauga County on March 24. According to the Watauga Democrat, 47-year-old Carolyn Kluttz was a passenger on a motorcycle driven by Donald Kluttz, 38, when they were struck by a 17-year-old female driving a Subaru at the intersection…

Sex offender charged with inappropriately touching girl

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Staff report A registered sex offender in Lincoln County was arrested Saturday on felony charges of taking indecent liberties with a child. Wayne Curtis Cogdell, 37, of Foxboro Lane in Stanley, is accused of inappropriately touching a young female who was in kindergarten at the time of the alleged assault.…

Lincolnton men charged with selling pot

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Staff report Two men are facing felony drug charges related to marijuana sales at a home in Lincolnton Jamie Thorne Fox, of 2631 Keener Road, was arrested on Thursday following a search of the home. Logan Bryant Devine, 23, was arrested on Monday, according to a press release from the…

Vale man charged with selling meth

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Staff report A Vale man has been charged with selling methamphetamine. Samuel Robin Tallent, 60, of Cansler Road, was charged on Tuesday following a Sheriff’s Office investigation into meth sales in western Lincoln County that lasted several months, according to a press release. Deputies said Tallent sold small amounts of…

City of Lincolnton budget retreat reveals obstacles

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer Lincolnton city officials gathered inside City Hall on Wednesday morning for their annual planning and budget retreat to discuss a laundry list of items during a meeting that lasted well into the night. “The retreat allows management, staff and council members to sit down in an…

Another subdivision proposed for East Lincoln

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer Lincoln County has issued notice of an upcoming community involvement meeting regarding a proposed residential development in the Catawba Springs Township. Meritage Homes of the Carolinas, Inc., is requesting the rezoning of 58.5 acres from transitional residential to planned development residential to permit a subdivision with…