Great job by Union County Sheriff's Office.Fatal Drug Overdose Results in Murder Conviction in Union County
Angela Rose McCorkle, was convicted today in Union County Superior Court of Second Degree Murder and sentenced to 108-142 months in prison for her role in the February 2016 drug overdose death of 28 year old Clay Thomas Scott. In the weeks and months that followed Scott's death, Union County Sheriff's Office detectives thoroughly investigated the case and successfully identified McCorkle as the source of the methadone that caused Scott's death. After consultation with the Union County District Attorney's Office, detectives arrested McCorkle in November 2016 charging her with 2nd Degree Murder and Selling and Delivering a Schedule II Controlled Substance, namely Methadone.
Sheriff Eddie Cathey stated that this conviction should send a strong message to drug traffickers. He stated, "We will continue going after the people bringing this poison into our community. One overdose is one too many. We are grateful for the hard work of the Union County District Attorney's Office as well as the deputies and detectives who went the extra mile to bring justice to the Scott family." ... See MoreSee Less
Early this morning Officers from the Stanfield Police Department, Stanly County Sheriff's Office, and Albemarle Police Department executed a search warrant at 135 Oak Leaf Ln. in Stanfield. The warrant was the result of an investigation into suspected drug activity at the residence.
The search yielded methamphetamine, Marijuana, unlawfully possessed prescription pills, and drug paraphernalia.
David Johnathan Kemp who received a $75,000 secured bond was charged with;
-Possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine -Maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances -Possession of Schedule 4 controlled substance -Possession of Schedule 6 controlled substance -Possession of drug paraphernalia -Resisting a public officer
Kimberly Mullis who received a $25,000 secured bond was charged with;
-Possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine -Possession of a Schedule 4 controlled substance -Possession of a Schedule 6 controlled substance -Possession of Drug paraphernalia
Michelle Brown who received a $7,000 secured bond was charged with;
-Possession of methamphetamine -Possession of a Schedule 3 controlled substance -Possession of drug paraphernalia
All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in court.
The Stanfield Police Department would like to thank the Stanly County Sheriff's Office and the Albemarle Police Department for their assistance. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you Stanfield Elementary School for allowing us to read with the kindergarten students again this year! Thanks to the Stanfield Mini-Mart and the West Stanly Swimming Pool for the generous donation of prizes to our top readers! We are blessed to have such a great community that cares about our youth!Check out these ah-mazing Kindergarteners with their prizes for the "Read With a Cop" program! Abigail Wells read 80 books and earned two tickets to Carowinds! Hayden Parke read 60 books and got a day pass to Stanfield Pool! Claire McClellan and Kylie Thurmond read 40 books and got a day pass to Stanfield pool too! Congratulations, guys!!!
Thank You, Chief Faggart and Officer Cornett, for your amazing support in encouraging Kindergarten to read!
After receiving multiple tips from the public regarding possible drug activity, The Stanfield Police Department conducted an investigation which led us to believe that Mr. Phillip Cunningham who was an absconder from justice with an arrest warrant for probation violation was residing at a residence in Stanfield.
On the evening of 5/14/19 Mr. Cunningham was located at the suspected residence by the Stanfield Police Department and NC Probation and Parole. During his arrest, Mr. Cunningham was also found to be in possession of cocaine.
Mr. Cunningham was booked into the Stanly County Jail under a $27,000 secured bond after being charged with Probation Violation and Felony Possession of cocaine.
We would like to thank the public for their assistance.