Kylie Almstead, 16, was last seen at her home on Asbury Church Road in Lincolnton.
He was released on a $1,500 secured bond.
Lincoln County is one of several "Second Amendment" or gun sanctuary counties in the Carolinas.
Local law enforcement agencies are starting to get the word out about their active shooter training programs, with a specific audience in mind-houses of worship.
Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Beth Rice Howard, 73, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.
Three men are facing serious charges from a disturbance call on Sunday in Lincoln County, officials say.
Lincoln County Sheriff Bill Beam described Jackson as a good officer who could interact well with the public.
A fleeing suspect was shot at by his victim on Friday in Lincoln County during an altercation that escalated quickly, officials say.
Charles Whitener, 81, and his wife Maxine, 80, were located at the Comfort Inn in Lenoir around 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5.
One of two suspects charged in the robbery of a Lincoln County CBD shop has been arrested.
A local criminal who was on the lam for five years was found by police in Ohio and has been arrested, according to authorities.
Business break-ins are not uncommon but the owner of a Lincoln County CBD shop believes regulating the marijuana industry may have prevented his shop from being targeted.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were involved in a shooting that left a man dead.
A suspect has been arrested and charged in a string of burglaries that occurred in Lincolnton, according to authorities.
The stabbing incident happened on Saturday night, Nov. 2 at a residence on Long Circle in Iron Station.
An out-of-state couple was shocked when all of their belongings - their truck and everything in it, including their two dogs - were stolen while they were inside a Chick-Fil-A.
The burglary happened on Sunday, Oct. 27 at a residence located on McRee Road in Lincolnton.
Detective J. Allen located Trystin Allen Akers, 17, who was reported missing on October 21, 2019, at a motel in Gastonia.
Police are asking for assistance after a teenager in Lincoln County has gone missing.
Leonard Wade Scott Johnson, 53, was charged with breaking into a vending machine located at the Boger City Pawn Shop. He was previously arrested on Oct. 10 in connection with break-ins to multiple trailers and vending machines.