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330 S Tradd St, Statesville NC 28677
Non-Emergency Police Phone 704-878-3406
FOR EMERGENCIES DIAL 9-1-1

Investigation Divisions & Units


Criminal Investigations Division (CID)
& Narcotics Unit

Captain Tommy Chipman
CID Sergeant
Narcotics Sergeant

CID Investigators:

CID Corporal J.C. Galliher
CID Corporal G.L. Deal
CID Corporal A.T. Killian
CID Corporal S.L. Humphrey
CID Corporal T.L. Denton
CID Corporal S.T. Turner
CID Domestic Violence Investigator Corporal E.E. Lane
CID Domestic Violence Investigator Corporal K.N. Pope

Contact Criminal Investigations Division Captain Tommy Chipman: 704.878.3515 or E-Mail: tchipman@statesvillenc.net



 

Violent Crime Unit (VCU)
& Crime Reduction Team

Sergeant Tenita Huffman

Violent Crime Investigators:

VCU Corporal P.C. Wolfe
VCU Corporal D.E. Schenz
VCU Corporal C.G. Cleary

The Violent Crime Unit Sergeant also supervises the Crime Reduction Team, a specialized unit that consists of officers who operate under focused deterrence directives and special assignments as support for investigations and patrol.

Contact Violent Crime Unit Sergeant Tenita Huffman: 704-878-3535 or E-Mail: thuffman@statesvillenc.net

Investigator demonstrating fingerprint forensic techniques

About Criminal Investigations

The primary function of the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is to conduct follow-up investigations of reported crimes. These investigations consist of locating and interviewing victims and witnesses; locating, identifying, and preserving physical evidence; recovering stolen property; identifying, locating, interviewing, and arresting criminal suspects; and presenting criminal cases to the District Attorney's office for prosecution.

All Statesville Police Investigators start their law enforcement careers as uniformed patrol officers, and are selected through a formal process receiving additional investigative training as a result of their assignment.

Investigators rotate in an "on-call" status to respond to major crimes after hours. The entire Investigations Division however, responds to all homicides as a team to insure that all of the Police Department's resources are utilized to solve these complex and sometimes lengthy investigations.



Unsolved Homicides:

The Statesville Police Department is committed to bringing those responsible for the homicides of the following individuals to justice. If you have any information and have not come forward, or know of anyone with information, regarding any of these cases, you are urged to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 704.878.3515 or report anonymously by calling Iredell CrimeStoppers at 704.662.1340 as soon as possible.

3/16/1988: Delmer Gene Edwards @ 218 East End Avenue- Victim was beaten and stabbed inside his home.
1/3/1992: Ethel Weaver @ 538 Bond Street- Victim was stabbed in her bedroom during the early morning hours.
2/3/1992: Ernest Gill Sr. @ 311 Stockton Street- Victim was stabbed inside this residence.
2/5/1992: Linzy Williams @ 436 North Tradd Street- Victim was shot as he sat inside a vehicle at this location.
5/6/1992: Rosa Bratcher @ 521 Fayetteville Avenue- Victim was beaten by an intruder inside her home.
9/25/1992: Michael Scott & Willie Allison @ 746 Washington Street- Victims were shot during a robbery / home invasion at this address.
12/21/1993: Kenneth Moser & Brady Lowtharpe @ 1715 5th Street Extension- Victims were shot inside residence.
12/4/1998: Willie D. Connor @ 809-A Caldwell Street- Victim was shot and transported to this location where he collapsed and later died.
5/25/2001: John L. Davis @ 1226-C Wilson Lee Boulevard- Victim was shot at the back door of the residence.
7/10/2003: Charles W. Ikard @ 1226-A Wilson Lee Boulevard- Victim was shot in his apartment during an altercation.
11/1/2004: Jimmie M. Walker @ 174 Turnersburg Highway- Victim was shot near CVS Pharmacy, and possibly involved in an earlier home invasion outside the City limits.
10/19/2008: Cadet Lopez Blackwell @ 510 Hickory Avenue- Victim was shot outside of the residence during a house party.
9/12/2011: Joey Brewer @ 259 Jonathan Lane- Victim was shot in the parking lot of this location.