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Suspect caught in Rite Aid armed robbery

Matthews Police were able to track down an armed robbery suspect on Saturday. Moritz Alexander Huber was arrested after robbing at knife point the Rite Aid on John Street and then fleeing on foot. Here’s the press release from the Matthews Police Department:

On Saturday, February 6, 2010 at approximately 2:45 PM, a white male entered the Rite Aid pharmacy located at 630 W. John St. He went to the front cashier and began to make a purchase. When the cash drawer opened the subject jumped the counter and threatened the clerk with a knife. The suspect took money from the register and left the store on foot. […]

By |February 8th, 2010|Matthews, Police|0 Comments

New Matthews ordinance restricts peddlers and itinerant merchants

The Town of Matthews has adopted a new ordinance requiring Peddler/Itinerant Merchants to obtain a permit and purchase a business privilege license before conducting business within Town limits. Previously, anyone wishing to solicit business door-to-door was only required to purchase a business privilege license.

Now, the Matthews Police Department will be able to conduct background […]

By |January 27th, 2010|Matthews|4 Comments

Matthews Fire & EMS donates to Haiti

The Town of Matthews Fire & EMS Department has donated approximately 30 self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) to the Port-au-Prince Rotary Club of Haiti. The equipment is used by firefighters to breathe during hazardous situations.

The department learned of the need in Haiti two months ago – prior to the earthquake. The SCBA were not […]

By |January 27th, 2010|Matthews|0 Comments

Matthews releases pics of bank robber

Matthews Police released photos of the person who robbed the Wachovia on Matthews-Mint Hill Road on Tuesday.  The suspect fled the scene in an early 1990s four door black Ford explorer. It is believed that he fled in the eastbound direction of US 74 – possibly onto I-485. The suspect is described as a black […]

By |January 14th, 2010|Matthews, Police|0 Comments