Tyler Spencer Nichols Apprehended
On Friday February 24, 2017 Salisbury Police arrested Tyler Aaimer Spencer Nichols, age 17 of 641 Statesville Blvd. Salisbury. He was charged with for 1 count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, 4 counts of breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and 3 counts of larceny.
He turned himself in to Salisbury Police when the warrants were issued. He was placed in the Rowan County Detention Center under a $25,000.00 bond. First appearance was set for February 28, 2017.
On February 21, 2017 police were called to 641 Statesville Blvd (Colony Garden Apartments) around 12:30am reference a breaking and entering into a vehicle in progress. While in route they were notified of shots being fired at that location. When police arrived they found victim, Johnnie Faulkner age 43, sitting on the ground with several stab wounds to his neck, head and back. He was treated at the hospital and has since been released. During the investigation it was found that Mr Falkner’s car was being broken into and he confronted the suspect. The suspect stabbed him and he shot at the suspect before the suspect fled into the woods. It was found that several cars were broken into in the apartment complex that night also. The property from those break-ins was recovered at the scene.