Crime Forest City Police Identify

Advisory: FCPD Officers requests the public’s assistance in identifying a larceny suspect

Earlier today officers responded to Wal-Mart in reference to a larceny that had just occurred. Upon arrival, an employee told officers that a white male wearing a black hat, black shirt and blue jeans had left the store with several packs of meat. A picture of the suspect is shown above. If you have any […]


2 shot in RC; Man in Custody

RUTHERFORD CO., NC – Deputies say a man is in custody after two people were shot Sunday in Rutherford County. According to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, investigators with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office responded and began conducting interviews. After further investigation, investigators secured warrants on Jimmy Shad McCurry, 37, of 356 Winnies Road, Bostic […]

Crime Forest City Police


Information being sent on behalf of Forest City Police Department Murder Investigation Forest City Police Department is seeking information as to the person/persons involved in the murder of Denzel Wright. Mr. Wright was killed 2/20/2020 at 145 Greenfield Drive Forest City NC 28043. Anyone with information as to the death of Mr. Wright, is asked […]

Crime Law Enforcement RC Sheriff's Department

STOLEN: 2002 USCA enclosed trailer from Temple Baptist Church

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a white, 2002 USCA enclosed trailer. The trailer was reported stolen from Temple Baptist Church, located at 132 Franklin Road in Mooresboro, on 06/13/2020. The trailer is owned by Spindale Fellowship Holiness Church and was displaying a North Carolina Tag: AA-18108. Anyone […]

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Ex-WoFF member makes bail despite judge’s denial of bail reduction

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, NC — This morning in Rutherford County NC District Court, Judge Robert Martelle ruled against ex-WoFF member Stephen Cordes’ motion for a reduction of the $100,000 bond. Many bailbondsmen require a $10,000 cash payment upfront. In his ruling, Judge Martell noted that: Cordes had a loaded shotgun, was in possession of illegal controlled […]

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Cordes arrested for Break-in of WoFF Pastor’s Home

Sunday afternoon Stephen Cordes was arrested for “breaking and entering with intent to terrorize, felony possession) after breaking into Brooke Covington’s home. Covington is a Word of Faith Fellowship pastor. Cordes is a former Word of Faith Fellowship member who has been reportedly posting angry statements against Word of Faith Fellowship on a Facebook social […]

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Local GOP disavows Bostic PAC Postcard Mailing

The local GOP website,, has provided  a response to the DraintheSwampConservatives secretative mailing showing preferences to one GOP primary candidate over another. There have also been allegations once again of personnel at the local GOP Headquarters handing out sample ballots with these same selections already marked. Same dirty unethical tricks that have been done […]

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District Attorney Ted Bell loses another Assistant D.A.

MARION — Assistant District Attorney David Denninger has left the employ of District 29A Attorney Ted Bell. Denninger was a familiar figure in the McDowell District Court after becoming Assistant District Attorney (ADA) under D.A. Ted Bell in January 2015. Denninger has accepted an ADA position in a neighboring county. Denninger obtained his law degree […]

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2 Prosecutors quit District 29A Attorney Bell’s office

JUDICIAL DISTRICT 29A — District attorney Ted Bell accepted the resignations of two of his Superior Court prosecutors. Assistant District Attorney Michelle McEntire who worked in the McDowell County office tendered her resignation earlier this month effective at the end of July. McEntire has been an assistant district attorney in McDowell since 2007, after graduating […]