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.
A drunk man broke into a home in Lincoln County and hit the couch for a quick nap.
An altercation between a couple led to a stabbing in Lincoln County on Wednesday, police say.
Asheville Police located Kermit Perkins, 78, of Lincolnton, and contacted local authorities. The family was notified and a family member went to Asheville and picked up Perkins.
Officers entered through the front door of a Lincolnton home and recognized an odor as decomposition and found a deceased body on the floor.
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says a missing 16-year-old girl who never came home from school has returned home safe.
A man was arrested for hitting his neighbor with a machete after they got into an argument over their dogs fighting, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.
Two men have been arrested and charged with stealing a pickup truck last week in Lincoln County, police say.