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Shot fired at Matthews Police last night

A Conway, S.C. man fired a shot at Matthews Police last night after a routine traffic stop. The incident happened near the Hoods Road Shopping Center on Matthews-Mint Hill Road at 2 am. Police say 52-year-old Terence Lee Houchins was stopped because he had a homemade license plate. Houchins pulled a handgun a fired one […]

By |March 13th, 2009|Matthews, Police|0 Comments

Independence High School bus crashes; driver charged with DWI

Mint Hill Police arrested 32-year-old Desiree Kelly for DWI and reckless driving this morning after the Independence High School bus she was driving crashed on Truelight Church Road near the intersection of Surface Hill Road. Fifteen students were on board the bus and police report that four were taken to local hospitals with what appears […]

By |March 10th, 2009|Independence High School, Police|3 Comments

Mint Hill police looking for pizza delivery robber

On January 12 at approximately 8:50 pm, Mint Hill Police responded to 4804 Stoney Trace Drive in reference to a robbery.  Officers met with the victim, a W/F who was employed by Pizza Hut in Mint Hill.  She stated that she went to deliver a pizza to an apartment in this building and was physically […]

By |January 30th, 2009|Police|0 Comments

FBI releases photos of First Citizens bank robber

From the FBI:

The Mint Hill Police Department and the FBI Charlotte Safe Streets Task Force are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the individual who recently robbed the First Citizens Bank located
at 6930 Matthews Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, North Carolina ( NC).  On January 28, 2009, at approximately 1:16 p.m., a lone male entered the bank and approached one of the tellers brandishing a handgun. After
demanding and receiving an undisclosed amount of money from the teller, the suspect exited the bank and fled the area in a small, silver automobile.


By |January 29th, 2009|Police|2 Comments

First Citizens Bank in Mint Hill robbed

First Citizens Bank in Mint Hill was robbed earlier this afternoon. Police have not offered details but it is believed that no one was hurt in the robbery. More to come later…

By |January 28th, 2009|Police|0 Comments

Mint Hill Police need help locating owners for found property

Mint Hill Police is trying to return found property to its rightful owners.  The propertyTechnician, Detective Sgt Moberg, is asking anyone who may have lost any of the following items to contact her at (704) 545-1085.  You must be able to give specific information about the items, such as brands, model numbers, serial numbers, colors,  […]

By |January 16th, 2009|Police|0 Comments