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Sheriff’s Office: Detectives finally nab trio accused of January store break-in

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      JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Three out-of-county men, including one teen, have been charged with breaking into a convenience store on the county’s western end last month, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said the suspects worked together to steal knives, cigarettes, rolling paper, lighters,…

Judge reduced bond for suspect charged in Denver woman’s death

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A judge has decreased the bond for one of three suspects charged in the November death of a Denver woman along an area roadway. Patricia Ann Stroupe, 50, of Springs East Road, appeared in a Lincoln County Superior Courtroom Tuesday morning for felony accessory after the…

Deputies: Man uses bat to strike break-in suspect

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A man used a baseball to strike one of three individuals attempting to break into his residence, he told deputies. The homeowner contacted officers Friday about three people trying to access his home by way of his locked front door, a Sheriff’s Office report said. The…

Police: Man at-large after strong-arm robbery at Cherryville Wal-Mart

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Cherryville Police are continuing to search for a man they said was involved in a strong-arm robbery last week at an area Wal-Mart store. Store surveillance recorded the incident happening just before 9 p.m. Jan. 31 at 2505 Lincolnton Highway. At the time of the incident,…

Deputies: More than $1,000 in narcotics stolen from Vale drug store

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer     More than $1,000 in prescription pills were stolen from a western county store Friday morning, deputies said. The incident took place just before 2:30 a.m. at TAS Drug, located at 4417 West N.C. 27 in Vale, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s…

Denver house fire takes pets’ lives, shelter for family of four

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    Denver fire officials said a Charlotte firefighter driving through the area alerted a Lincoln County family that their house was on fire Wednesday morning after failing to hear smoke detectors. The incident occured just after 6 a.m. at 6676 Pine Ridge Drive, according to Denver Fire Department’s Public…

Sheriff’s Office: Duo tag-teamed break-in at Vale store, escaped scene

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Deputies remain on the hunt for two people accused of breaking into a western Lincoln County convenience store on Saturday, stealing cash, knives, cigarettes and other grocery items, the Sheriff’s Office said. The incident took place around 4 a.m. at the Triple B One Stop on…

Narcs: Missing juvenile located at home of meth labs

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer     The search for an out-of-county, missing juvenile over the weekend led area narcs to the site of two active meth labs at a residence located southeast of Lincolnton, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies responded to 5719 Country Lane in Stanley…

Deputies: Maiden couple forged prescriptions, linked to larger drug ring

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A Maiden couple tried to pass fake prescriptions for two different kinds of narcotics Wednesday night at a Lincolnton pharmacy, deputies said. Amber Elizabeth Henson, 30, and Kristopher Benjamin Henson, 33, entered The Drug Store on East Main Street around 7:30 p.m. and asked a pharmacist…

Deputies: Denver man embezzled money from Auto Zone store

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      JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A Denver business employee has been charged with embezzling nearly $1,000 in store funds last month, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. Jimmy Trejo, 25, of 5161 Reepsville Road in Vale, took money from the Auto Zone store on N.C. 73 on…