Crime

CMPD officer arrested on suspicion of shoplifting from supermarket

According to the department’s public information office, the patrol officer is suspected in seven instances of shoplifting from a Harris-Teeter store in SouthPark.

16-year-old boy charged with murder

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a 16-year-old boy with murder following a deadly shooting Monday afternoon in north Charlotte. CMPD identified […]

Police arrest 2 teens suspected in fatal shooting

The victim, 26-year-old Eskinder Dawit Asefaw, died Saturday at Carolinas Medical Center hours after he was found shot inside a car in east Charlotte.

Police charge fourth teen with robbery and killing of woman in southeast Charlotte

The youngest suspect charged in the case is a 15-year-old male juvenile, whose name was withheld because of his age.

Police: man shot and killed in southeast Charlotte

CMPD is investigating a deadly shooting that was reported early today in southeast Charlotte. The shooting was reported just before […]

Police: 17-year-old killed early Sunday

CMPD identified Charlotte’s latest homicide victim as a 17-year-old boy who was shot outside a convenience store early Sunday. At […]

Northlake Mall shut down after shots fired

Authorities shut down Northlake Mall late Saturday after shots were reported outside the mall. Police arrested a 17-year-old male and […]

Police arrest 14-year-old boy for making threats against fellow student

CMPD arrested a 14-year-old boy Saturday and charged him with making threats against another student at Druid Hills Elementary School. […]

44 arrested in “coordinated takedown” aimed at violent crimes, guns and drugs

The arrests were part of the federal government’s Project Safe Neighborhoods and involved federal, state and local law enforcement teams.

CMPD looks for sexual assault suspect

A woman told police a man pushed her against a wall and forcibly fondled her.

24-year-old man shot, killed in northwest Charlotte

Matthew Duke Gibbons, 25, was shot and killed late Thursday in northwest Charlotte. The shooting was reported to CMPD at […]

Suspect charged with assaulting woman, 94, and daughter, 72

Tai’Quan Rodgers, 23, has been arrested and charged with assaulting a 94-year-old woman and then sexually assaulting the woman’s 72-year […]

16-year-old boy is Charlotte’s latest homicide victim

Police said the teen has stepped outside his home around midnight Saturday before his family heard gunshots.

Homicide suspect shot dead after he ‘ambushed’ officers at CMPD headquarters

The suspect was wanted in the killing of a 23-year-old woman who was shot hours earlier in west Charlotte.

Mother and 4-year-old struck by gunfire New Year’s Day

A woman and her 4-year-old child where injured New Year’s Day when they were struck by a bullet while walking […]

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