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Deputies: Caldwell Co. man raped Lincoln teen

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  Beaver   JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Deputies said they charged a 35-year-old Caldwell County man Friday with raping a Lincoln County teen two years ago. The incidents took place in March 2012 at the victim’s home, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. The Department of Social Services notified…

Deputies: Lincolnton teen tweets “I wanna kill police.”

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer     A Lincolnton teen threatened more than once to kill law enforcement officers on a social media website, deputies said. Marcus Daniel Sintoni, 19, of 920 Hunting Avenue, was arrested Feb. 27 by Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) officers in Charlotte and turned over to…

Troopers: Woman crashes into school bus, blows a .35

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A Stanley woman blew more than four times the legal alcohol limit Tuesday afternoon after crashing her vehicle into the back of a Lincoln County school bus, troopers said. The incident happened around 4 p.m. on Old Plank Road at Cabin Lane in…

Deputies: Maiden man sexually assaulted teen girl

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Barry George Fredell JENNA-LEY HARRISON
Staff Writer A 26-year-old felon is in court today on an accusation he inapropriately touched a teen girl last month, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies arrested Barry George Fredell, of 4132 Biggerstaff Road, on Friday. According to the arrest warrant, the Sheriff’s Office said,…

Deputies continue to investigate a drug store theft from January

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer More than a month after a western Lincoln County drug store was robbed of at least $1,000 worth of prescription pills, Sheriff’s detectives said they have yet to make an arrest in the case. The law enforcement agency issued a press release Friday afternoon again seeking…

Sheriff’s Office: Cemetery dog found

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Dana Hartness JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Deputies are searching for a Denver woman accused of stealing a dog from a Lincolnton cemetery last month, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. Dana Jacobs Hartness, 36, of 253 N. N.C. 16, Apt. 11, took a German Shepherd named Boh from Forest Lawn…

Medical supplies company announces Lincoln County facility

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer The largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies in the United States has announced plans to open a new, state-of-the-art medical supply distribution center in the Lincoln County Industrial Park. Medline Industries, Inc.  announced its decision to expand to North Carolina today. Construction is…

Deputies: Saddle thief on the loose

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A thief is on the loose, deputies said, after stealing a horse saddle, cash and other equestrian equipment early Friday morning at a store on N.C. 18. Officers said they responded to the facility, Hillside Feed and Tack, just before 3 a.m. Not only did…

Troopers: Shelby man crashes vehicle, travels down Lincolnton embankment

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A Shelby man was rushed to a Lincolnton hospital Thursday evening after his vehicle traveled down an embankment on N.C. 150 Bypass, troopers said. Michael Harris, 60, was traveling west down the area roadway when his white Honda Accord hit a fire hydrant and brick column,…

Cherryville credit union reopens following Wednesday’s bomb scare

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A Cherryville bank where police detonated what they believed to be a potential bomb Wednesday afternoon is back open today for business. Carolina Federal Credit Union, located at 1200 East Church Street, issued a statement Thursday morning letting the public know the facility reopened Thursday…