Posted on 12 October 2011.
Erin Cobb, the 28-year-old woman shot by her ex-husband outside her east Davidson home Sept. 24, is recovering and in physical therapy at a hospital in Charlotte. Meanwhile, her Charlotte banking coworkers have organized a happy hour Wednesday afternoon at a Charlotte pub to help raise money for her expenses. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, East Davidson, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, Mooresville, Police Blotter, Public safety
Posted on 10 October 2011.
HUNTERSVILLE - A 9-year-old boy died in a house fire early Monday morning after firefighters tried unsuccessfully to rescue him from the burning house.
Around 2:15 a.m. Monday, Huntersville Police responded to the house fire, at 13915 Holbrooks Road, and found the home fully engulfed in flames, according to the police report.
As Huntersville Firefighters worked to gain control of the fire, officers spoke with a woman who had been pulled from the house through a bedroom window by a neighbor. She told them her 9-year-old son was still in the house. Read the full story
Posted in Fire calls, Huntersville
Posted on 07 October 2011.
New details surfaced this week regarding the Sept. 26 motor vehicle collision on Concord Road in which a Pineville man’s Honda rolled over. A Davidson Police Department report states that the Honda was traveling at approximately 40 mph, and witnesses said the driver may have been unconscious from a medical incident at the time of the collision.
The Honda’s front driver side wheel dug into the asphalt following the collision and caused the vehicle to flip, rear over front. (See the original news report, “2 hurt in Concord Road crash”). Details on this incident and others (along with a tally of the week’s arrests, citations, and traffic enforcement) may be found below. Read the full story
Posted in Around Davidson, Cornelius, East Davidson, Exit 30 area, Huntersville, Police Blotter, Public safety
Posted on 07 October 2011.
Firefighters responded to several calls on the Davidson College campus this week, including a smoke alarm triggered by a fog machine inside a fraternity house, burned food in dormitories and other Greek houses. Engine 1 stayed busy this week, managing an electrical hazard on June Washam Road and a ruptured water pipe on Southwest Drive. Davidson firefighters also assisted other departments with two motor vehicle collisions near N.C. 73. Details on these incidents and a tally of the week’s medical calls may be found below. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, East Davidson, Fire calls, Huntersville, Summer's Walk
Posted on 07 October 2011.
The Lake Norman Chamber of Commercewill honor north Mecklenburg public safety officers and volunteers at a special luncheon Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Havana Banquet and Ballroom at Kenton Place in Cornelius. Officers from the Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville and Davidson College police departments will be honored, as well as members of the North Meck Rescue, the local fire departments, and Crime Stoppers. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Events, Huntersville, Public safety
Posted on 03 October 2011.
Police have identified the victims in a double homicide that occurred Friday on Centennial Commons Drive, off Huntersville-Concord Road in Huntersville. Stephanie Boardman Hamilton, 56, and James Ralph Hamilton, 73, were found dead around 1:10 p.m. Friday, and police found evidence to confirm they were victims of homicide. The cause of death has not been released. Read the full story
Posted in Huntersville, Police Blotter
Posted on 01 October 2011.
Police are looking for a man who reportedly exposed himself Wednesday evening outside businesses in downtown Davidson. Davidson police said Friday that two citizens had complained about the man, who “appeared to be adjusting himself” in public. One caller saw him around 6 p.m. Wednesday near Toast Café and he may he been “exercising.” A second witness saw him near the Dance Davidson studio off Jackson Street. Read the full story
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Police Blotter
Posted on 30 September 2011.
Former Davidson firefighter John Allen and company at last year's "Fill the Boot" campaign for MDA
Davidson firefighters will once again be raising money this Saturday for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s annual “Fill the Boot” campaign. Watch for emergency personnel stationed at the intersection of Main Street and Concord Road from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will be accepting donations as drivers wait at stop lights, but donations may also be sent to the Davidson Fire Department at P.O. Box 579, Davidson, NC 28036. Firefighters ask that checks written directly to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Meanwhile, firefighters put out a fire in a gas line that had ruptured and ignited during Sunday’s severe thunderstorm. Also this week, three students were freed from an elevator that was stuck in the Davidson College Chambers academic building, and firefighters assisted Mecklenburg County Medic ambulances with patients at two separate vehicle collisions (2 hurt in Concord Road crash).
Details on these calls and more (along with a tally of the week’s medical calls) may be found below.
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Posted in Cornelius, East Davidson, Exit 30 area, Fire calls, Fund-raisers, Public safety, South Main Street, West side