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Update In Police custody death

Hickory police say a man who died while they were attempting to take him into custody may have ingested an unknown quantity of narcotics prior to encountering police on Monday in the parking lot of the Red Roof Inn

Campground Fire ruled Arson

Investigators received results from the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) Crime Lab in Atlanta that determined the fire was intentionally set at the Balls Creek Campground in Catawba County on Sunday, September 29, 2019. Because of

Possible Winter Weather Thursday

The Catawba Valley area could see some mixed wintry precipitation Thursday.  Right now, it’s not clear exactly how much or what type of precipitation but it looks like more of a rain/snow mix for Thursday afternoon an

Investigation leads to drug arrests

In December 2019, detectives with the Burke County Sheriff’s Office began investigating complaints of possible drug activity at 1726 Suburban Drive, Lot 17, Morganton. Subsequent to a lengthy investigation, detectives were able to establish that illegal sells

Man dies in police custody

On Monday, February 17, 2020 at approximately 10:30 a.m. Hickory Police Officers responded to the Red Roof Inn, located at 1184 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd SE, after receiving information about an individual in a white vehicle that was

Police locate person who made threat

Response to Threatening Messages on Social Media For immediate release: February 17, 2020 (Lenoir) — The investigation that began at midnight in response to threatening messages toward the Caldwell County Schools, primarily Hudson Middle School, has led

Missing Man Could be in Burke County

Details: The Jacksonville, NC Police Department is attempting to locate Michael Francischelli who was last seen on February 12, 2020 walking away from the Foothills Regional Airport off NC 18 North, in Burke County. He was wearing