The Salisbury Police Department responded to 121 Oakwood Avenue shortly after midnight on Tuesday, July 5, for the report of a shooting. Upon the arrival of officers and other emergency personnel, Dwayne Coward, 39, was found deceased after succumbing to his injuries.
A shoplifting suspect was injured today during a bicycle and vehicle pursuit involving Salisbury Police Department (SPD) officers in the 300 block of Arlington Street.
Salisbury City Council approves the city budget for the fiscal year 2022-2023 (FY23).
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule for the Juneteenth holiday, Monday, June 20.
The Salisbury Police Department, in partnership with Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department, Salisbury Community Planning Department and Salisbury-Rowan NAACP, will conduct surveys throughout the West End community for the West End Salisbury Transformed Empowered Neighborhood Development (WEST END) project. The WEST END project is made possible by an $800,000 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) grant from the Department of Justice.
-- Input, listening sessions funded by $25,000 Duke Energy Grant --
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) will begin a series of in-person conversations with neighbors in various Salisbury communities thanks in part to a $25,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation as part of the energy company’s $1 million pledge to social justice, racial equity in North Carolina.
The Salisbury Police Department will hold the 2022 Free Summer Crime Scene Camp on June 22 and July 20 at the Old YMCA located at 220 North Fulton Street. This one-day camp is for anyone between the age of 11 and 15 yrs old. The camp starts at 8 am and will end at 1 pm with Lunch provided. The camp will provide a hands-on experience and allow participants to experience what is required of a crime scene Officer.
The 2022 Cheerwine Festival will be held on Saturday, May 21, in Salisbury from noon to 10 p.m. In preparation for the Festival, the city will begin to close roadways on Friday, May 20, at 8 p.m.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Memorial Day holiday, Monday, May 30.
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) was notified that current SPD Officer, Michael B. Scroggs, was arrested by Rowan County Sheriff’s Office deputies as a result of an investigation into a domestic violence incident just after midnight today.