Crime Report

Dec. 03, 2014 @ 07:37 AM

Crime Report: December 1, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 180 calls on Monday; Forest City police had 82 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 28 calls; Spindale had 30 calls; Lake Lure had 5 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 53 calls and Rescue had 10 calls.


Dec. 02, 2014 @ 08:29 AM

Suspect in Spindale shooting pleads guilty to trespassing

Rodriquez Brown, 42, was sentenced to five days in jail after pleading guilty to second-degree trespassing in Superior Court, and is scheduled to return to court on Feb. 11 for a probable cause hearing on charges of attempted first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.


Dec. 02, 2014 @ 07:34 AM

Crime Report: November 28-30, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 298 calls over the weekend; Forest City police had 190 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 68 calls; Spindale had 72 calls; Lake Lure had 39 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 133 calls and Rescue had 27 calls.


Nov. 30, 2014 @ 07:36 AM

Crime Report: November 27, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 106 calls on Thursday; Forest City police had 49 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 18 calls; Spindale had 23 calls; Lake Lure had 1 call; Rutherford County EMS responded to 39 calls and Rescue had 8 calls.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 09:31 AM

Crime Report: November 26, 2014


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 09:07 AM

Scanner Traffic: November 28, 2014


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 07:34 AM

Crime Report: November 25, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 156 calls on Tuesday; Forest City police had 65 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 30 calls; Spindale had 23 calls; Lake Lure had 16 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 54 calls and Rescue had 11 calls.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Crime Report: November 24, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 127 calls on Monday; Forest City police had 72 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 40 calls; Spindale had 33 calls; Lake Lure had 11 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 59 calls and Rescue had 20 calls.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:38 AM

Crime Report: November 21-23, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 406 calls over the weekend; Forest City police had 187 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 68 calls; Spindale had 61 calls; Lake Lure had 16 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 122 calls and Rescue had 30 calls.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 10:15 AM

Attempted murder suspect's hearing pushed back

The probable cause hearing for Rodriquez Brown, 42, the suspect arrested in the shooting of a 20-year-old in Spindale on Nov. 5, is rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 26.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:19 AM

Grand Jury hands down 14 indictments

The Rutherford County Grand Jury returned 14 bills of indictments after they met Monday, Nov. 17 in Rutherford County.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:17 AM

Judge denies bond reduction in murder case

A reduction in the $550,000 bond for murder suspect Napolean Brian "Nike" Edgerton, 28, of Rutherfordton was denied Friday morning in Superior Court.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 07:32 AM

Crime Report: November 20, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 145 calls on Thursday; Forest City police had 48 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 28 calls; Spindale had 17 calls; Lake Lure had 19 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 32 calls and Rescue had 11 calls.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 07:35 AM

Crime Report: November 19, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 134 calls on Wednesday; Forest City police had 56 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 25 calls; Spindale had 29 calls; Lake Lure had 13 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 41 calls and Rescue had 12 calls.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

Scanner Traffic: November 20, 2014

Death row inmate dies of natural causes

RALEIGH — Death row inmate Ernest McCarver, 54, has died at a Raleigh hospital of natural causes.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 09:22 AM

Street found not guilty on sex charges

A night of drinking, partying, flirting and a recent break-up with a boyfriend, is the reason Corey Jacob Street, 21, and Jessica Wheeler, 19, ended up in bed together last December, defense attorney Marvin Sparrow told the jury in Superior Court Wednesday afternoon.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 07:39 AM

Crime Report: November 18, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 169 calls on Tuesday; Forest City police had 73 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 19 calls; Spindale had 11 calls; Lake Lure had 2 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 33 calls and Rescue had 7 calls.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 09:22 AM

Testimony underway in rape case

Testimony resumes at 9:30 a.m. today in Rutherford County Superior Court in a sexual battery and second-degree rape case. Defendent Corey Jacob Street, 21, of Dimsdale Drive in Rutherfordton, is being represented by Rutherfordton attorney Marvin Sparrow.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 07:35 AM

Crime Report: November 17, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 164 calls on Monday; Forest City police had 99 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 28 calls; Spindale had 17 calls; Lake Lure had 5 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 48 calls and Rescue had 10 calls.


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 09:58 AM

Man arrested on charge of sexual offense in a parental role

Scottie Lee Jimerson, 47, of New Hope Road in Rutherfordton, was arrested by deputies with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office on Friday and charged with statutory rape/sexual offense with a defendant more than six years apart in age and sexual offense in a parental role.


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 07:31 AM

Crime Report: November 14-16, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 311 calls over the weekend; Forest City police had 204 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 59 calls; Spindale had 83 calls; Lake Lure had 19 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 145 calls and Rescue had 56 calls.


Nov. 16, 2014 @ 09:36 AM

Crime Report: November 13, 2014

Michael Joseph Cochran, 26, of Spindale was charged with failure to stop for a red light on U.S. Hwy. 74A and Sparks Crossing Thursday afternoon after his 1996 Dodge struck a 1990 Nissan driven by Austin Mills McEntyre of Forest City. Two passengers were treated at the scene and no one was transported to the hospital. 

Forest City police and firefighters were dispatched to the scene.


Nov. 14, 2014 @ 07:37 AM

Crime Report: November 12, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 154 calls on Wednesday; Forest City police had 102 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 22 calls; Spindale had 22 calls; Lake Lure had 2 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 53 calls and Rescue had 11 calls.


Nov. 13, 2014 @ 07:34 AM

Crime Report: November 11, 2014

911 Calls

Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 130 calls on Tuesday; Forest City police had 67 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 24 calls; Spindale had 25 calls; Lake Lure had 7 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 42 calls and Rescue had 12 calls.


Nov. 12, 2014 @ 09:31 AM

Looking for possible larceny suspects

The Rutherfordton Police Department is seeking information on the identity of the two subjects captured on in these surveillance photos.