RUTHERFORD COUNTY —
Wreck victim taken to hospital
FOREST CITY —Christy Hams Blanton of Mooresboro,26,was taken to Rutherford Reginal Medical Center Tuesday at 12 p.m. after the Moped she was driving collided with a 2000 Mercury driven by Teodora Ziranda, 26, of Forest City. Ziranda told police she was traveling on Oak Street Extension in Forest City when a vehicle in front of her pulled to the left to make a left turn and she went around the vehicle continuing west. She said Blanton pulled out of the McDonald's parking lot on her Moped as she was going around the vehicle that was making the left turn and could not not stop in time to avoid the car. Forest City police and firefighters responded.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Dept. responded to 147 calls Tuesday; Forest City police had 76 calls; Rutherfordton police had 45 calls; Spindale was dispatched to 19 police calls and Lake Lure had four calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 41 calls and Rescue had 35 calls.
Forest City, Rutherfordton, and Spindale fire departments were dispatched to vehicle accidents Tuesday; Rutherfordton also reponded to an industrial fire alarm and a power line down; Ellenboro responded to a powerline fire on Tuesday.
Ricky Lee Brown, 45, Freeman Road in Bostic, charged with simple possession controlled substance; possession drug paraphernalia; three counts possession with manufacture, sell and deliver controlled substance; $80,000 bond.
Christopher Keith Garrett, 34, West Street in Caroleen, second degree trespass; $1,000 bond.
Kelvin Lamont Ledbetter, 39, Stone Cluff Court in Charltote, failure toa ppear on child support; $2,500 cash bond.
Jessica Inez McCarson, 31, Romans Road in Ellenboro, charged with three counts simple possession controlled substance; trafficking, opium or heroin, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver controlled substance; $15,000 bond.
Glenn Foster Rector, 30, Stoneway Drive, Whiteside Road in Rutherfordton, charged with misdemeanor probation violation; $10,000 bond.
Elizabeth Renee Shelton, 25, US US221, Ruthefordton, charged financial card theft, $10,000 unsecured bond.
An employee of Alexander Quality Plus reported an incident of larceny of gas.
Yvonne Daugherty of Charlotte reported an incident of injury to personal property.
Phyllis Surratt of Forest City reported a larceny.
Danny Wells, Jr. of Bostic reported a larceny, breaking and entering.
Nita Fowler of Ellenboro reported a larceny.