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Cornelius Police hope to ID suspects

Jan. 8. Cornelius Police are ​looking for help identifying ​two females ​who ​went into Gotta Yoga Studio in Jetton Village to inquire about a membership under a f​ictitious​ name. Once inside, one of the suspects stole the victim’s wallet while the other suspect distracted the studio manager.​ This all happened Dec. 12. After leaving Gotta […]


Police looking for getaway car in Home Depot robbery

Dec. 29. Police have released photos and more details around the armed robbery that took place at Home Depot. The pictures include a somewhat fuzzy look at the alleged perpetrator and a getaway car, a Mercury Marquis. Witnesses said that a “black male suspect acted as if he had a handgun and advised the cashier to open the […]

Tool time: Armed robbery at Home Depot

A larcenous individual “stuck an unknown type of weapon, possibly a handgun,” into the side of one female at Home Depot in Cornelius and made off with a variety of things, including deck joist ties, drill bits and two gyroscopic screwdrivers. Total value: $553.08. Cornelius Police say it happened around 5 pm Dec. 16. No […]


Candidate Forum & BBQ Oct. 6

  Eleven candidates for the Cornelius Town Board will be in the collective hot seat Friday for the Old Fashioned BBQ & Candidate Forum in the Community Room at Town Hall. Doors open at 11 am, lunch is served at 11:30 am, the program begins at 11:55 am. The event, which is hosted by Cornelius Today, costs […]

Police nab thousands of items for schools

The Cornelius Police Department’s school supply dragnet—better known as Pack the Patrol Car—netted lots of items for students at Cornelius Elementary, J.V. Washam, Bailey Middle and Hough High. Cornelius Police collected over 2,150 school supplies, including 587 notebooks, 328 binders and folders, 181 boxes of crayons, 152 packs of paper, 190 packs of pencils, 120 packs of colored […]

Incidents, Arrests and Citations reported by the Cornelius PD – July 5 – July 11

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 170705005 B&E Residential 21100 Bethel Church Rd 00:43:55 07/05/17 CAM Morgan, Gary Steven 170706028 Damage Property 20300 Sefton Park Rd 08:43:27 07/06/17 ACT CATS 170706078 Larceny 8721 Cherry Blossom Ln 15:41:30 07/06/17 ACT Leclair, Diana 170708063 Damage Property 17301 Statesville Rd 13:23:01 07/08/17 ACT Bernard, Ruth Rachel […]

Cornelius Police Department lists 22 arrests, citations issued at DWI checkpoint

Sept. 19. The Cornelius Police Department today released results from a DWI checkpoint officers conducted over the weekend in conjunction with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Davidson Police Department and Huntersville Police Department. The checkpoint was conducted Saturday night, Sept. 17, between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. at the intersection of Catawba Avenue and Westmoreland Road. […]

Cornelius Police Department’s document shredding event is Oct. 8

The Cornelius Police Department is highlighting the dangers of identity theft with its upcoming Document Shredding event. The event, scheduled for 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Oct. 8, will be held in the parking lot of Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave. The document shredding is free, and people are encouraged to bring items such as […]


Cornelius Police Department receives medical response kit donation

Aug. 30. The TopDeck Foundation announced yesterday that it had donated 63 QuikClot 1St response kits for all squad cars and lake patrol boats operated by the Cornelius Police Department. The devices, applied with manual pressure, promote clotting within minutes of trauma with bleeding. The QuikClot kits stop bleeding significantly faster than standard surgical gauzes. […]

Cornelius Police Department promotes 10 officers

Aug. 29. On Monday, Aug. 1, the Cornelius Police Department promoted 10 officers to the ranks of captain, lieutenant, sergeant and corporal. Capt. Jennifer Thompson has been with the department since 2001.  A graduate of Basic Law Enforcement Training from Central Piedmont Community College, Thompson has been a patrol officer, detective, detective sergeant, criminal investigations […]