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Virtual Police will ask more people to self-report, self-arrest

April 1. New remote policing software is expected to save the Town between $1 million and $1.2 million in the new fiscal year which begins July 1. The virtual positions will pay $40 an hour to start, with retirees and layabouts the most likely to be hired. “Virtual policing is where the future of law […]

Sgt. Connors retires

March 1. Police Sgt. Jeff Connors has retired following more than 30 years in law enforcement. Connors has been with Cornelius PD since 2003, serving as a patrol officer, community policing sergeant and background investigator. Connors earned the Distinguished Service Award for his exemplary service to the department, contributions to programming and professional excellence.

Police blotter: Feb. 8 to Feb. 14

As reported by Cornelius Police Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 230213078 Fraud 8315 Magnolia Estates Dr 12:15:00 02/13/23 ASN Publix Arrests Arrest Charge Defendant DOB Gender Race Date Address 230208134 PWISD Cocaine Griffin, Karen Christina 10/4/1982 F W 2/8/2023 John Connor Rd 230208134 Possess Methamphetamine Griffin, Karen Christina 10/4/1982 F W 2/8/2023 […]

Retirement reception for Davidson police chief

Jan. 20.  The Town of Davidson invites the community to a reception honoring Police Chief Penny Dunn on Monday, Jan. 30,  at Davidson College Presbyterian Church Congregation House Dunn has served the town for over five years and has been in the field of law enforcement for over 37 years. The reception —  3-5 pm […]

Huntersville Police Department seeks resident input

Dec. 21. The Huntersville Police Department asks the public to complete a “Community Survey on Public Safety & Law Enforcement.” Participation will help the department improve services, processes and reputation. The survey gathers opinions and experiences from the Huntersville community and assesses five key components involving the police department: Community Involvement, Safety, Procedural Justice, Performance, […]

Police blotter: Incidents, arrests and citations Oct. 5-11

Oct. 13. Reported by Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 221005046 B&E Vehicle 18441 Nantz Rd 07:51:47 10/05/22 ASN Rotman, Scott 221005059 Fraud 10308 Bailey Rd 10:34:04 10/05/22 ASN Bags of Hope 221010059 Larceny 19700 W Catawba Av 09:17:20 10/10/22 ASN Custom Interiors 221010118 Larceny 9208 Westmoreland Rd 15:35:00 10/10/22 […]

Chief Dunn to retire in Davidson

Sept. 13. Davidson Police Chief Penny Dunn plans to retire at the end of January. Dunn, who became police chief five years ago, started her law enforcement career in 1986 and served with the San Marcos Police Department in Texas, eventually working her way up to assistant police chief before coming to Davidson. “With the […]


Gas leak fixed; Catawba back to normal

Jan. 19. UPDATED. A natural gas leak at the Cain Center for the Arts construction site has been fixed overnight. Catawba Avenue was blocked off at Town Hall around 5 pm. Construction workers are showing up for a normal, albeit cold, day. Traffic overnight was re-directed behind the 3-story live-work units on Catawba. Residents said […]

Support the Goodwin family

Dec. 22. Waterbean Coffee is donating all sales made on Dec. 24 to the family of Charlotte Police Officer Mia Goodwin during their time of loss. Officer Goodwin is survived by her husband, a Charlotte firefighter, and her three children, ages 3, 1, and 4 months. “We need to be uplifted and uplifiting each other […]

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Police blotter: Incidents, arrests and citations July 14-20

Reported by Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 210714139 Larceny 20208 Sefton Park Rd 11:07:32 07/14/21 ASN Cherival, Nehest 210714171 Larceny 16947 Doe Valley Ct 13:27:37 07/14/21 ASN Conklin, Chelsea 210714172 B&E Vehicle 11536 Bailey Rd 13:34:10 07/14/21 ASN Clark, Charles 210714179 Fraud 19329 Watermark Dr 14:06:57 07/14/21 ASN Sykes, […]