Police on Tuesday recovered a 2002 Mazda in Davidson Landing, off I-77 Exit 30, that was stolen two weeks earlier in Mooresville. Also this week, a car struck a deer on N.C. 73 east of town, and police issued a dozen speeding tickets on Griffith Street. Several auto break-ins were reported, including two in the Summer’s Walk neighborhood, and one on Walnut Street where several thousand dollars of sports equipment was taken. And a resident of the Northeast Drive reported the theft of an $8,000 engagement ring.
On Tuesday at around 3:30 p.m., a resident of Portside Drive in Davidson Landing called police to report finding a beige 2002 Mazda Tribute near his home that might have been stolen. After investigation, Davidson police confirmed the car had been stolen Oct. 14 stolen from 125 Pebblebrook Lane in Mooresville. The car was released to the Iredell County Sheriff’s office, which is investigating.
The following incident reports were released by police over the past week, or gathered by DavidsonNews.net.
SUNDAY, OCT. 18 – A 46-year-old man was stopped on Concord Road and charged with DWI.
MONDAY, OCT. 19, 8:24 a.m., 500 block of Walnut Street – A 76-year-old resident told police someone broke into his car sometime between 10 a.m. Oct. 18 and 8 a.m. Oct. 19. Missing were sports equipment worth $3,270, a fur worth $502, and other items worth $170. Police are investigating.
TUESDAY, OCT. 20, 2:11 p.m., police responded to Davidson Elementary School on South Street, where an unidentified person threw yellow paint on a car.
THURSDAY, OCT. 22, 1:03 p.m. – A 19-year-old Charlotte driver was eastbound in the 500 block of Concord Road when the car in front of him slowed for traffic. The first driver ran into the rear of the second car driven by a 29-year-old Charlotte man. Both cars had only minor damage.
THURSDAY, OCT. 22 – Police charged a 30-year-old man with driving while license revoked and passing a worthless check after he was stopped at Harbour Place, off I-77 Exit 30.
FRIDAY, OCT. 23, 6:45 a.m., police went to a home on Summer’s Walk Boulevard, where a resident reported someone broke the passenger side window of his truck, and stole a $25 mobile phone charger and a $150 Garmin GPS device.
FRIDAY, OCT. 23, 6:45 a.m., also in the Summer’s Walk neighborhood, a neighbor on Summer’s Walk Boulevard also reported that his car had been burglarized. The car had $400 damage and a $50 purse was missing.
FRIDAY, OCT. 23, 9:52 a.m. – Police responded to a report of a vehicle break-in on Spinnaker Court, off Griffith Street. A resident reported someone entered her unlocked vehicle between 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22 and 8:50 a.m. Oct. 23, taking $40 cash.
SATURDAY, OCT. 24, 9:06 p.m. – A driver from Shelburne, Vt., was headed west on N.C. 73 just past the intersection of Davidson-Concord Road when a deer ran across the road north to south in his path. His 1999 Chrysler suffered minor damage after hitting the deer.
SATURDAY, OCT. 24 – 1:39 a.m., a 23-year-old man was arrested on Peninsula Drive, in the Exit 30 area, and charged with assaulting a female and resisting arrest. Officers had received a 911 call, where people could be heard yelling in the background, and went to the scene. A woman victim told police the man, whom she knew, had assaulted her.
SATURDAY, OCT. 24 – A 25-year-old man was charged with driving while license revoked after a traffic stop on Griffith Street.
SATURDAY, OCT. 24, 4:21 p.m., officers went to a home in the 16000 block of Summers Walk Boulevard, where a resident reported that someone broke into his garage and took a half-dozen bottles of beer from a refrigerator.
SUNDAY, OCT. 26, 2:31 p.m., a man came to police headquarters to report that someone had stolen his 89-year-old mother’s engagement ring, worth $8,000, from her home on Northeast Drive, in the Exit 30 area.
TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 1:03 p.m. – A driver in a truck owned by Carpenters Contractors of America sideswiped a parked 1996 Chevy on Silas Place Drive, in the Summers Walk neighborhood, causing minor damage.
TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 3:29 p.m., Portside Drive, Davidson Landing – recovered a stolen 2002 Mazda Tribute and turned it over to Iredell County Sheriff’s Department for investigation. The vehicle had been reported stolen Oct. 14.
TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT, OCT.18-24
GRIFFITH STREET – 12 citations for speeding, 2 for expired registration, 1 for expired inspection sticker, 2 for driving while license revoked.
The Davidson Police department is looking for a new records clerk. The clerk handles administrative tasks for the department, including processing, collecting and storing records, assisting the chief and other officers, and helping citizens. Application deadline is Oct. 30. For more information, visit http://www.ci.davidson.nc.us/careers.