CMPD

August 29, 2017 - 2:14 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police charged a fellow CMPD officer with obtaining prescription medicine fraulently. CMPD announced Tuesday that Officer Jennifer Wolfe, 37, is charged with five counts of obtaining prescription painkillers by fraud. Police said she was arrested around 12:...
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JIM BARROLL
August 11, 2017 - 6:37 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A split review board announced Thursday that it won't challenge a police department's finding that its officer was justified in shooting a black man last year in North Carolina's largest city. The Citizens Review Board split 4-4 after reviewing the internal police probe, so won...
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JIM BARROLL
August 10, 2017 - 6:29 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A citizens review board is poised to deliberate on the decision by a North Carolina police force that the shooting of a black man by a police officer was justified. The board heard testimony for two days behind closed doors in the September 2016 shooting of Keith Lamont Scott...
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JIM BARROLL
August 09, 2017 - 6:33 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A citizens review board is hearing more testimony on a North Carolina police force's decision that the shooting of black man by a police officer was justified. The board listened to about eight hours of testimony behind closed doors Tuesday in the September 2016 shooting death...
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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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July 21, 2017 - 11:42 am
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police detectives said the man accused of sexual assault in a Myers Park neighborhood is in custody. Police said they have arrested Larry Jarome Bailey, Jr., 21, for his involvement in the sexual assault of two victims. On Wednesday, July 19, at approximately 8:30 a.m.,...
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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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