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Subway restaurant robbed

Mint Hill Police reported that the Subway restaurant on Lawyers Road was robbed last Saturday night. Employees said that a black male entered the store wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a white shirt or cloth covering his face and demanded the money from the store. He then left the store with an undisclosed amount of money on foot […]

By |March 15th, 2011|Police|1 Comment

Police looking for man who robbed a Mint Hill restaurant at gunpoint

Mint Hill Police are looking for a man who robbed the China Express II in Mint Hill on March 3 at 10 pm. The suspect was described as a black male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, about 200 pounds, with black, shoulder length dread locks. He was wearing black pants and black shirt. The suspect  had a […]

By |March 10th, 2011|Police|0 Comments

Shots fired at gas station on Idlewild Road

Mint Hill Police Officer’s were dispatched to the Sunoco Gas Station located at 9731 Idlewild Road on February 18 at 2:30 am for a report of shots fired. No one was injured, but police are still looking for the suspect.
An employee at the store stated that a black male came to the front door […]

By |February 18th, 2011|Police|0 Comments

Man who suffered heart attack during pit bull attack says tougher laws needed

A harrowing day for one Mint Hill man could have larger repercussions for owners of pit bulls in the community. Bill Williamson, who lives on Dan Hood Road, suffered a heart attack last Friday as he confronted the owner of two pit bulls that were attacking a horse on Williamson’s property.
Williamson, 63, said he was told by Mint Hill Police that his heart had stopped and he had no pulse just before the police applied Automated External Defibrillator pads and resuscitated him.
“Without them, I would be dead,” Williamson said of the police.
Williamson, who had triple-bypass surgery just 10 months ago, said this is the second time the two pit bulls have attacked the horse on his pasture. On January 22, he said he walked out into the pasture and noticed the two dogs were hanging by the horses legs. He called Mint Hill Police and Mecklenburg Animal Control, but by the time they had arrived, the dogs had already returned to their owners property. Because of this, Animal Control said they could not do anything about the dogs or the owner.
“I think there’s something horrendously wrong with our laws,” Williamson said later. “That human beings have to live in fear of someone else’s pets.” […]

By |February 10th, 2011|Around Town, Police|3 Comments

Pit bulls attack a horse in Mint Hill

Yet another pit bull attack has occurred in Mint Hill.  Police reported today that they were dispatched to the 3300 block of Dan Hood Road last Tuesday in reference to two pit bulls attacking a horse that was in a fenced in pasture. This was the second call within the past 10 days involving […]

By |February 4th, 2011|Around Town, Police|1 Comment

Mint Hill Police ask for witnesses to fatal accident last night

View Larger MapMint Hill Police need your help as they investigate a fatal accident last night on Matthews-Mint Hill Road in front of the Wendy’s. At 6 pm last night, a motorcycle collided with a car that was attempting to make a left out of Evans Road onto Matthews Mint Hill Road. The motorcyclist was […]

By |January 21st, 2011|Around Town, Police|0 Comments