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Trio arrested for February break-in

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      Staff Report   Three people have been arrested in connection with a February break-in at a Lincoln County residence. Deputies responded to the break-in when a friend of the victim pulled into the driveway at 1089 Shoal Road and noticed a suspicious vehicle occupied by one person…

Discarded pawn tickets lead to arrest

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    Staff Report   A Cherryville man has be arrested in connection with the theft of jewelry and checks. The victim, who lives in the 400 block of Buffalo Shoals Road and has a mobile home on Lake Norman, told officers she had plumbers doing repairs at her home…

Denver man faces felony larceny charges

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      Staff Report A Denver man was arrested on March 27 in connection with a Jan. 2015 theft of a wood splitter from a Royal Oaks Drive residence. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detective Sgt. M. G. Lykins charged Matthew Allen Hartley, 20 of 3736 Henderson Street in Denver…

Embezzlement, forgery charges filed in separate incidents

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      Staff Report A Lincoln County man is facing two counts of embezzlement and a woman is charged with a felony count of uttering in two separate incidents. In February, a company official with Lincoln Cleaning Services reported that a credit card had been used fraudulently.  Then​, earlier…

Fab Industries to shut its doors

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer   A blow to the Lincolnton economy was sustained on Wednesday when Mohican Mills, Inc. and its parent company Fab Industries, Corp. notified government agencies and employees via a press release that a decision has been made to close its doors. “Mohican Mills, once among the largest…

Dispute between neighbors ends with drug arrest

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Staff report A dispute between neighbors over burning leaves in eastern Lincoln County ended with a man’s arrest of drug charges on Thursday. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies said a man called 911 to complain about a neighbor coming onto his property to tell him to put a leaf fire…

Pair arrested for drugs after being found passed out at gas station

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Staff report A man and woman are facing drug charges after deputies allegedly found them passed out inside a vehicle at a gas station in western Lincoln County on Saturday. Whitney Doral Sain and Travis Shane Bivens were found in a vehicle parked in front of West Express on Highway…

Search for missing Lincolnton woman continues

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  Staff Report The Lincolnton Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating a missing Lincolnton woman. Patricia Lynn Loveless, 62 has been missing since March 13. Loveless is a white female and is 5-foot-2 and weighs 98 pounds with brown eyes and gray hair. She was last seen wearing…

SWAT team arrests man after threats made to law enforcement

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Staff report A Lincolnton man was taken into custody by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team on Wednesday after threatening narcotics officers and the probation department on his personal Facebook account. Timothy Cornwell, of 1753 Lutz Dairy Farm Road, was removed from his home without incident. According to the…

Deputies: Man, 71, was drug supplier

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Staff report A 71-year-old Gaston County man has been accused of being a supplier of illegal prescription drugs in Lincoln County by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said they executed a buy-bust operation targeting Alvis Clatis Coon, of 101 Helen Avenue in Bessemer City, on Saturday. Narcotics investigators initially…

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