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Chief Baucom

New police chief worked his way up through the ranks

Dec. 14. By Dave Yochum. There will soon be another long-time officer at the top of the Cornelius Police Dept. Major David Baucom becomes Chief of Police on Jan. 3 of next year, two dozen years after joining the Cornelius Police Dept. In that 24 years he’s seen Cornelius grow from a little over 6,000 […]

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Police blotter: Incidents, arrests, citations Sept. 3

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 200828079 Damage Property 17035 Nat Bynum Ln 12:20:00 08/28/20 CAA Peyton, Adam 200828104 Fraud 18927 North Beatties Ford Rd 15:30:00 08/28/20 ASN Woods, Rhonda 200829014 Larceny Unauth 19501 Statesville Rd 02:41:10 08/29/20 CLO Dees, Nicole 200830020 Larceny 22415 Market St 09:03:00 08/30/20 ASN Keener, Eugene 200830051 B&E […]

No pitch, roll or yaw Aug. 24

Aug. 11. Don’t even think about flying your drone Aug. 24 during the Republican National Convention, even up here in Cornelius. The U.S. Secret Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have established a “No Drone Zone” that extends 30 nautical miles from the Charlotte Convention Center […]

Police blotter: Incidents/arrests/citations as reported by CPD July 23

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 200715063 Fraud 19010 Statesville Rd 10:18:12 07/15/20 ASN Freeman’s Car Stereo 200715065 Larceny Vehicle 19121 Coachman’s Trace 10:19:00 07/15/20 CLO Fulkerson, Brent & Sara 200715090 Larceny 8315 Magnolia Estates Dr 12:23:51 07/15/20 ASN Publix 200718051 Damage Property 10228 Bailey Rd 14:29:00 07/18/20 ASN Champion Tire & Wheel […]


Police blotter: Incidents, arrests, citations July 16

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition 200708056 Larceny 9748 Psalms St 08:09:00 07/08/20 ASN 200708063 B&E Vehicle 17702 W Catawba Av 08:46:00 07/08/20 ASN 200709069 Larceny 19710 Kunkleman Dr 15:07:00 07/09/20 ASN 200710094 Larceny 19116 Juanita Ln 17:24:10 07/10/20 ACT 200710102 Larceny 10230 Victoria Blake Dr 19:08:00 07/10/20 ASN 200714096 B&E Vehicle 17702 W […]

Police blotter Six-18

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 200612068 Larceny 20215 Heights Wy 12:20:00 06/12/20 ASN Gem Management LLC 200613057 Burglary 7626 Vistaview Dr 10:34:25 06/13/20 ASN Bocchino, Tiffany 200614033 B&E commercial 18234 Statesville Rd 05:46:00 06/14/20 ASN Pike Nursery 200614095 Larceny 17110 Kenton Dr 15:40:57 06/14/20 ASN Davis, Victoria 200614144 Larceny 20324 Carrington Trace […]


Citizens rallied for law enforcement at Police Station

June 18.  A “peaceful rally” to support police went off without a hitch in front of the Cornelius Police Station Wednesday afternoon. Organized by Cornelius resident Bobbie Little, the event drew upwards of 100 people, carrying supportive signs and many of them wearing face masks in this COVID-19 day and age. Little, a real estate […]


Cornelius resident will be new Davidson Town Clerk

April 6. UPDATED. The Town of Davidson is getting a new Town Clerk and the Cornelius Police Department will be losing its official spokesperson. Betsy Shores, a resident of Blue Stone Harbor, will replace Carmen Clemsic as Davidson Town Clerk who will move to Recreation Program Manager in the Davidson Parks & Recreation Dept. The […]


Police honor nine officers for heroism, life-saving, vigilance

The Cornelius Police Department has honored nine officers for their accomplishments and dedication to law enforcement. Corporal Collin Rhinehardt and Corporal Robin Watts received their Advanced Law Enforcement Certificates from the N.C. Department of Justice Education and Training Standards Commission. This recognition is the highest award an officer can receive based on law enforcement training […]

Police check your car seat

The Cornelius Police Department Traffic Safety Unit will host bi-monthly car seat checking stations from 3 pm to  6 pm at Cornelius-Lemley Fire Rescue Station 1, 19729 S. Main Street. Whether you’ve just installed a car seat or need help installing, certified technicians will inspect your car seat free of charge. No appointment necessary.  Child […]