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Rocky River High School robbery

 On November 16 at approximately 2:59pm SRO White was notified by an assistant principal that a Robbery had taken place inside of Rocky River High School.  The victim, 15 year old juvenile, was approached by three individuals at approximately 1414hrs while walking down the hallway from class.  The victim was surrounded by the three individuals and then a handgun was shown to the victim.  The three subjects then demanded the victim give up his money.  The victim complied and gave his wallet to the subjects, who then walked away and could be seen by the victim dividing up the money that was taken.  The victim’s account of the incident is corroborated by the schools surveillance system. […]

By |November 17th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, Good deeds, History, Rocky River High School|0 Comments

On July 9 at approximately 4:07  Mint Hill Police were dispatched to an alarm call at the Boost Mobile located at 4709 Margaret Wallace Road.  The first officer arrived on scene and discovered that a vehicle had been intentionally driven through the front of the business in order to gain entry.  Officers entered the business and conducted a search for any occupants.  The search revealed no one was inside the building.  Officers searched the vehicle and discovered the ignition column had been damaged, indicating the vehicle was possibly stolen.  The registered owner’s listed address was in Charlotte.  It was later confirmed that the vehicle had been stolen.  CMPD Crime Scene arrived on scene and assisted with processing the crime scene. […]

By |July 10th, 2015|Around Town, Breakiing News, Featured Posts, History|0 Comments

Police chase leads to crash

On June 30 at approximately 4:30 am Mint Hill Police were dispatched to the Versage Neighborhood in reference to two black males walking around and looking into vehicles.  The first officer arrived in the area and observed a Nissan Altima turn its lights on and start to drive off.  The responding officer noticed the vehicle had no registration […]

By |June 30th, 2015|Around Town, Breakiing News, History|1 Comment

Just another Saturday night, patroling the streets of Mint Hill

By Charles Kelleher Harris

It’s 10 pm on Saturday night, do you know where your kids are? If you don’t there is a good chance that a member of the Mint Hill Police Department’s night shift knows.

On this particular Saturday they are breaking up an underage party for the second night in a row at the same address.

“This girl is home alone all weekend, her parents are away, so she had a party last night,” explains Officer Kelly, “So we get a noise complaint call.”

All four units respond within minutes to the otherwise quiet, neatly hedged neighborhood.

“All the sudden we pull up and the kids scrambled like cockroaches,” Kelly says. “We had some kids jumping out of windows.”  […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, Good deeds, History|0 Comments