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It was apparently a suicide on Torrence Chapel

Dec. 7.  [Update 10 am] Cornelius Police say an early morning death on Torrence Chapel Road Monday was an apparent suicide. Click here for suicide hotlines and information. Police officers initially responded to a call of an injured person in the roadway; officers arrived to find a person lifeless in the roadway with a gunshot […]

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Funeral services today for Lenoir-Rhyne student; his father is pastor of Cornelius church

Dec. 2. Funeral services for the Lenoir-Rhyne University student athlete killed Nov. 20 in Hickory are 2 pm today with the wake at 1 pm at University City United Methodist Church. Omari Alexander, 19, is the son of Rev. Russell Alexander, pastor of Hunters Chapel United Methodist Church on John Connor Road. Omari was found […]

ATM damaged in attempted robbery

Aug. 26. A thief or thieves tried to bust open the Bank of the Ozarks ATM on West Catawba, but apparently were unsuccessful. Cornelius Police say the alarm went off at Bank OZK, 19811 W. Catawba, around 3:45 am Aug. 16. The top hatch of the ATM was forced open, as well as the cash […]

Arrest made in I-77 homicide

Aug. 13. Cornelius Police Department have arrested Rymyr Davaughn Quarles, 22, for the murder of Brandon David Hedrick who was killed in the toll lanes of I-77 on Aug. 12. Hedrick, 34, was found slumped over the wheel of his car around 6:10 am Thursday. According to Mecklenburg County Sheriff office, Quarles has been arrested […]

Woman arrested on 10 felony counts

May 21. A Cornelius woman who volunteered as a coach at a Mooresville school has been arrested and charged with kidnapping, sex acts and rape involving a student under the age of 15. The Cornelius Police Department, in a post directly to social media, said Ayana Chabaya Walcott, 27, was arrested May 18 at her […]

Gastonia man charged with threatening President

Feb. 11. A 27-year-old Gastonia resident has been charged with threatening the President of the United States, a charge that carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. David Kyle Reeves, who was arrested on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, had a court hearing this morning before U.S. Magistrate Judge David […]


Davidson nail salon owner convicted of forced labor

Jan. 11. A federal jury in Charlotte found Thuy Tien Luong, 37, guilty of forced labor after finding that Luong “compelled the labor of one of her nail technicians” at a salon she owned and operated in Davidson. Eric Dreiband, assistant attorney general for the civil rights division, said human trafficking was involved, as well […]

Incidents, Arrests and Citations reported by the Cornelius PD – July 5 – July 11

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 170705005 B&E Residential 21100 Bethel Church Rd 00:43:55 07/05/17 CAM Morgan, Gary Steven 170706028 Damage Property 20300 Sefton Park Rd 08:43:27 07/06/17 ACT CATS 170706078 Larceny 8721 Cherry Blossom Ln 15:41:30 07/06/17 ACT Leclair, Diana 170708063 Damage Property 17301 Statesville Rd 13:23:01 07/08/17 ACT Bernard, Ruth Rachel […]