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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Military Makeover and Purple Heart Homes Comes to Iredell County

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Deputies were honored to be part of a once-in-a-lifetime experience on Saturday, January 21st. Military Makeover along with Purple Heart Homes gave Statesville resident and military veteran, Jared Bowman, a complete home makeover.

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Retired Canine Danny Passes Away

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It is with heavy hearts that the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office announces the passing of retired Canine Danny. 
 
Canine Danny was a 10-year-old Belgian Malinois who worked alongside his partner, Sergeant Leo Hayes from 2015 unt...
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Posted on: December 29, 2023

RAD Course Promotes Confidence in Women of all Ages

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Trained Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Instructors are able to teach women self-defense tactics, threat awareness and prevention, and risk reduction through hands-on defense training called R.A.D. Grab a friend or a family member and become mor...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 22, 2023

Deputy Brandon Gudgeon Promoted to Lieutenant

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Please join Sheriff Campbell in congratulating Sergeant Brandon Gudgeon on his promotion to Lieutenant with the Iredell County Sheriff's Office Community Oriented Policing Unit. 
 
Gudgeon received his Basic Law Enforcement Certif...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 21, 2023

Search Warrant Executed on Drug Dealers Phone Uncovers Child Pornography

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NEWS RELEASE

 

Date/Time of Offense: Wednesday, December 6, 2023.

 

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver Methamphetamine

   Felony Possession of Fentanyl

   Ten Cou...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 19, 2023

Welcome Deputy Andre Jackson and Deputy Michael Kerley

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Please join us in welcoming the two newest members of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Andre Jackson and Deputy Michael Kerley. Both Deputies were part of the Candidate Program offered by Sheriff Campbell, this program is structured to...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 30, 2023

Driver of an Inmate Transportation Van Arrested After Refusing to Follow Designated Route

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NEWS RELEASE

 

Date/Time of Offense:  November 28, 2023 09:00 AM

 

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Five Counts Felony Second Degree Kidnapping

  Felony Larceny by Employee

 

Location of Incident: Interstate 40 near 154...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 27, 2023

Second Felony Death by Distribution Charge in the Month of November

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NEWS RELEASE

Date/Time of Offense: July 23, 2022

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Death by Distribution

Location of Incident: 3898 Hickory Highway

Suspect(s):  Dakoda Michael Drake, 26 Years Old

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 21, 2023

Deputy of the Month award by NC Farm Bureau - Pope

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Deputy Bailiff Chris Pope received the Farm Bureau’s Deputy of the Month award live on WAME Radio - Real Country 92.9. The role of a bailiff is to ensure the courthouse is safe and oversee procedures are being followed. We would like to thank De...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Convicted Felon Drug Dealer Charged with Felony Death by Distribution

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NEWS RELEASE

Date/Time of Offense: March 6, 2022

Offense(s)/Charge(s) Felony Death by Distribution

Location of Incident: 104 Summertree Drive

Suspect(s):  Timothy Franklin Wing, 32 Years Old

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Man takes Unresponsive Wife to the Hospital - Now Charged with Murder

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Date/Time of Offense:           Monday November 13, 2023 

 

Offense(s)/Charge(s):           First De...

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Posted on: November 3, 2023

Sheriff Deputy Receives Anonymous Tip About Meth in a Residence on Bristol Drive

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Date/Time of Offense: Thursday, November 2, 2023.          

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Maintain a Dwelling for a Controlled Substance

 Felony Possession of Methamphetamine

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 24, 2023

Workshop Saints at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church

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Detective Scannella and Detective Nielsen got the opportunity to talk to this group that call themselves the “Workshop Saints”. They get together Tuesday at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Troutman and put together Comfort Bag...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 17, 2023

Uniform Crime Report - Significant Decreases

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The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office recently received the 2022 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) Numbers from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. This report is considered a “Report Card” for law enforcement agencies.&...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 16, 2023

Please Join Us in Welcoming Iredell County Sheriff's Office Deputy, Hunter Wade

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Please join us in welcoming Deputy Hunter Wade to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. He will be joining the Road Patrol Division.
After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2020 Wa...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 3, 2023

14 Warrants Served by Iredell County Warrant Squad Deputy Joyce - Large Bond Set

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Date/Time of Offense:  Wednesday, September 27, 2023.

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Fleeing to Elude

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Posted on: September 25, 2023

Man Pretends to be a Lawncare Worker to Evade Law Enforcement

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Date/Time of Offense: Wednesday, September 20, 2023.

 

Charge(s)/Offense(s): Felony Breaking and Entering

   Felony Possession of Burglary Tools 

   Four Counts of M...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 25, 2023

Employee Charged with 32 Counts of Felony Larceny

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Date/Time of Offense: January 22, 2021 through September 18, 2023.

Offense(s)/Charge(s): 32 Counts of Felony Larceny by Employee 

Location of Incident:  4277 Wilkesboro Highway, Statesville, NC

Suspect(s):&...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Passing of Retired Captain Michael Phillips.

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It is with great sadness the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office recently received the news of the death of Retired Captain Michael Phillips.
 
As he was affectionately known, Mike started his career with the Iredell County Sheriff’...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Deputy of the Month award Sponsored by NC Farm Bureau (Von Letkemann)

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Deputy Blair Von Letkemann received the Farm Bureau's Deputy of the Month Award live on WAME Radio - Real Country 92.9 yesterday. 
 
Deputy Von Letkemann was the first responding Deputy at the scene of the Barber...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Please Join Us in Welcoming Iredell County Sheriff's Office Newest Deputy - Ryan Jones

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Please join us in welcoming Deputy Ryan Jones to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Jones will be joining the Special Victim’s Unit as a Sex Offender Registry Compliance Officer. The primary responsibilities for this position are to conduct sex o...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 29, 2023

Multiple Felony Charges Following SVU Investigation

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Date/Time of Offense: Between July 2023 and August 2023

Offense(s)/Charge(s):  Five Counts of Felony Indecent Liberties with a Child

  Two Counts of Felony Statutory Sex Offense with a Child

 

Location of Incide...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 28, 2023

2020 Homicide Case Closed - Fetherson Charged

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NEWS RELEASE

 

Date/Time of Offense:  June 22 -- 25, 2020

 

Offense(s)/Charge(s):  Murder

 

Location of Incident: 115 Damron Lane, Harmony 28634

 

Suspect(s):  Kadeem Jamar Fetherson, 32 Year...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 18, 2023

Information Submitted via the Sheriff's App Leads to Investigation and Arrest

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NEWS RELEASE

Date/Time of Offense: Friday, August 11, 2023.

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Trafficking Fentanyl

 Felony Possession of Marijuana

 Felony Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver Marijuana

 Felony Possession of ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 16, 2023

Arrest Made in Large-Scale Embezzlement Case

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Date/Time of Offense: January 2018 - December 2022  

Offense(s)/Charge(s):  

 

5 x Obtaining Property by False Pretenses – Three of which are upgraded to a Class C Felony due to the amounts being grea...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 10, 2023

Felony Assault on a Government Official - Teno

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Suspect charged with Felony Assault on a Government Official.
 
This morning, Wednesday, August 9, 2023, shortly before 9:00 am, Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Squad Deputies were at a residence on Rebekah Lane east of Troutman, ...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 2, 2023

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Course at Iredell County Sheriff's Office

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The Iredell County Sheriff's Office offers a no-cost R.A.D (Rape Aggression Defense) Course taught by nationally certified instructors. This is a program that teaches women real-life awareness scenarios, self-defense tactics, and risk-reduction techniques...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 28, 2023

Traffic Stops Uncovers Driver with Multiple Outstanding Warrants - One Million Dollar Bond Set.

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NEWS RELEASE

Date/Time of Offense: Wednesday, July 26, 2023.

Offense(s)/Charge(s): OUTSTANDING WARRANTS FOR:

 Felony Attempted First Degree Murder

 Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill

 Felony Conspiracy

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 27, 2023

Man Broke into Home While Occupied

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NEWS RELEASE

Date/Time of Offense: Monday, July 24, 2023.

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony First Degree Burglary

 Misdemeanor First Degree Trespass 

 

Location of Incident: 215 Harris Street, Statesville 28677

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 27, 2023

Sheriff Darren Campbell Sworn in as President of The NC Sheriff's Association

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On Monday, July 24, 2023, Iredell County Sheriff Darren E. Campbell was sworn in as President of the NC Sheriffs' Association for the upcoming 2023-2024 year at the 101st Annual Business Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. His fellow Sher...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 26, 2023

Escaped Inmate Captured by Iredell County Sheriff's Office

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**ATTENTION, ATTENTION***Wednesday, July 26, 2023, Deputies, Investigators, and Canine Units with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office captured Matthew Neil Brown in Southwest Statesville.Earlier today, Warrant Squad Deputies followed up on infor...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 6, 2023

Deputy of the Month award by NC Farm Bureau - Calabrese

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Today, Thursday, April 6, 2023, Iredell County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer Mark Calabrese was awarded the Farm Bureau Deputy of the Month Award live on WAME Radio. 

Deputy Calabrese started his career at the Iredell Cou...

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Posted on: April 5, 2023

Captain Adams appointed to the North Carolina Jail Administrators’ Association

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Join us in congratulating Captain Richard Adams on his appointment to the North Carolina Jail Administrators’ Association. The mission of this association is to encourage and facilitate professionalism through effective and timely tr...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 3, 2023

Arrest of Suspect Charged with Second Degree Murder by Unlawful Distribution of Substance

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NEWS RELEASE

  

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Second Degree Murder by Unlawful Distribution of Substance.

 

Location of Incident

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Posted on: March 28, 2023

Attempted Murder Suspect Enters into Iredell County in Stolen Vehicle

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Date/Time of Offense: Monday March 27, 2023.

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Flee to Elude Arrest with Motor Vehicle

 Felony Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

 Felony Assault with Deadly Weapon on a Government Official

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 28, 2023

Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Attorney Adam Dillard Elected President of the North Carolina Associ

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Congratulations to Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Attorney Adam Dillard on being unanimously elected President of the North Carolina Association of Police and Sheriffs’ Attorneys. Adam has been a board member of the associ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 27, 2023

FBI Violent Criminal Gang Member Arrested in Iredell County with 28 Pounds of Marijuana

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Date/Time of Offense: Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Trafficking Marijuana by Possession

 Felony Trafficking Marijuana by Transport

 Felony Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver Marijuana

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 23, 2023

Suspect with Extensive Criminal History Involved in Shooting on Tabor Road in Olin Last Week

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Date/Time of Offense: Friday, March 17, 2023 

Offense(s)/Charge(s): 

Felony Assault with Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury

Location of Incident: 496 Tabor Road, Olin, 28660

Suspect(s): Brady Way...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 22, 2023

Please Join Us in Welcoming Iredell County Sheriff's Office Deputy, Alicia Watkins

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Join us in welcoming Deputy Alicia Watkins to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division. Watkins was a Police Officer at Ranlo Police Department for two years after completing Basic Law Enforcement Training at Central Piedmont Communit...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 20, 2023

High Speed Chase in Stolen Vehicle - Polk Arrested

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Date/Time of Offense: Sunday, March 19, 2023.

 

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Flee to Elude Arrest with Motor Vehicle

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Narcotics Transaction, Vehicle Pursuit, and Foot Chase - Arrest Made

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Date/Time of Offense: Tuesday, March 14, 2023.

 

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Flee to Elude Arrest with a Motor Vehicle

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Deputy of the Month award by NC Farm Bureau

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NEWS RELEASE

On Tuesday, March 14, 2023, Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Tony Oxendine was awarded the Farm Bureau Deputy of the Month Award at the WSIC Radio Station. 

 

Deputy Oxendine started his career in law enforcemen...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Spring Break Training for School Resource Officers and Canines

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While Iredell Statesville Schools are out for Spring Break Iredell County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officers and their Canines have kept busy training to keep our schools safe. Enjoy the rest of your break, see you at school M...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Various Drugs Located in Vehicle Displaying a Fictitious Tag - 100,000 Dollar Bond Issued

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NEWS RELEASE

Date/Time of Offense: Sunday, March 5, 2023.

 

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver of Schedule I (Ecstasy)

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 8, 2023

Deputy Jaime Welborn Promoted to Youth Program Education Deputy and Canine Handler with the Iredell

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Deputy Jaime Welborn was promoted to Youth Program Education Deputy and Canine Handler with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. 

 

Deputy Welborn will bring the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Youth Education Mobile Cl...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 7, 2023

6 Million Dollar Bond Set for Williams - Breaking and Entering at Carolina KTM

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NEWS RELEASE

Date/Time of Offense: October & November 2022.

 

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Two Counts of Felony Breaking and Entering

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 23, 2023

Two New Canine Units Assigned to High Schools in Iredell County

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The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is excited to welcome two new canine units that will be assigned to Lake Norman High School and North Iredell High School.

 

The yellow Labrador is Canine “Laker”, and he will join S...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 23, 2023

Child Safety Seat Installations Inspections at Iredell County Sheriff's Office

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Deputy Danny Williams alongside Iredell County Partnership for Young Children Lead Car Seat Technician, Mallory Renegar helped a mother-to-be with the installation of her car seat. The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has Deputies that are certif...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 22, 2023

Mooresville Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison

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NEWS RELEASE

Date/Time of Offense: December 2019 through June 2020.

 

Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Material

 

Location of Incident: 185 Little Creek Road, Mooresville.

 

Suspect(s): Co...

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