CMPD

JIM BARROLL
August 08, 2017 - 6:30 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A citizens review board met behind closed doors Tuesday to revisit a police department's decision that its officer was justified in killing a black man whose wife was begging them not to shoot. Keith Lamont Scott's shooting last September provoked days of civil unrest in North...
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July 27, 2017 - 9:16 am
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police detectives are investigating after two were found dead in north Charlotte. The investigation is underway in the 9000 block of Red Clay Lane. The call for service came in at 4:40 a.m. Thursday morning. Officers responded to Carolinas Medical Center University in...
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MCSO
July 20, 2017 - 9:36 am
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Detectives and the Charlotte Fire Investigation Task Force have made an arrest in the Farm Pond Lane apartment fire investigation. CMPD officials charged Jesus Reyes Lopez, 20, for his involvement in the apartment fire that occurred in the 5600 block of Farm Pond Lane...
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July 12, 2017 - 3:24 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A CMPD officer is charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle after he struck and killed a pedestrian while responding to a call at speeds that reached around 100 mph (161 kph), the department's chief said Wednesday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told reporters...
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JIM BARROLL
June 28, 2017 - 3:54 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A review board Tuesday found ``substantial evidence of error'' in a North Carolina police department's decision that the fatal shooting of a black man by an officer last year was justified and scheduled another hearing on the matter in August. Julian Wright, an attorney...
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JIM BARROLL
June 22, 2017 - 8:08 am
Three victims shot and killed in two separate incidents on Tuesday have now been identified. At the Edge in Noda on Hilo Drive in an apartment building, two victims who were shot and killed have been identified as 29 year old Jared Chatman and 30 year old Sanchez McClure. Those killings are...
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June 21, 2017 - 5:19 am
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers are investigating after two men were shot and killed at an apartment complex in north Charlotte Tuesday. The first incident occurred in the 4600 block of Eastwick Place in the Hickory Grove Division that happened shortly after 11 p.m. The victim was found in...
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JIM BARROLL
June 19, 2017 - 6:26 am
CMPD asking for the public's help in the search for a driver involved in a hit-and-run fatal accident. On Sunday around 11:30 p.m., Metro Division officers responded to the 3900 block of Freedom Drive where they located a male in the left lane. Medic personnel pronounced the male dead at the scene...
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Ricco Doral McHam (CMPD file photo)
June 16, 2017 - 5:50 am
Ricco Doral McHam is Wanted for Murder, Possession of Firearm By Felon, Damage to Property, and Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device. McHam is accused of murder in the shooting death of Markas Vereen last July. His bond had been set at $200,000 but posted bond after it had been reduced...
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