The 2023 Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy concluded on November 21, 2023, with 15 citizens graduating from the program.
A Lincoln County Superior Court jury has found a Lincoln County man guilty of assault on law enforcement officers in connection with an incident that occurred in June of 2019.
Sheriff Beam offers some helpful tips to keep you safe while you hit the shops this year!
To help you prepare for the shopping rush, Sheriff Beam offers some helpful tips to keep you safe while you hit the shops this year!
Mr. Tallent was charged with two counts of felony cruelty to animals and two counts of misdemeanor allowing livestock to run at large. The warrants have not been served.
Buchanan was located near a business on NC Highway 73.
Missing since November 10
On November 10, 2023 a friend of David Allen Buchanan, 29, filed a missing person’s report.
Deputies were dispatched to the business shortly after 3 a.m. on November 13
Deputies were dispatched to the business shortly after 3 a.m. on November 13, 2023 for a 911 open line.
Respond no later than November 27, 2023 if you wish to attend.
The meeting will be conducted virtually and is open to the public. Respond by November 27 if you wish to attend.
A Denver man has been charged with robbery of the Cook Out restaurant in Denver.
The school operatied as normal and all students and staff were safe.
The school opened as usual and all students and staff were safe.
Mr. Crowder had an outstanding warrant for violation of parole. Crowder was confronted and attempted to resist arrest but was quickly subdued.
The grant of $41,278 was presented on Friday
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a grant from the Timken Foundation of Canton, Ohio for the K-9 program.
Sheriff Beam reminds all Lincoln County residents
Soon our streets will be scattered with little ghosts, goblins, and witches trick-or-treating this Halloween. Sheriff Beam reminds all Lincoln County residents to follow these tips for a safe Halloween.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of a 63-year-old woman and a resident of the home has been charged in the case.
Festival goers had a chance to view the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office display of equipment and the personnel who operate and perform the duties associated with them.
Ninth Week of the Academy
During the ninth week of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy, participants learned about Crisis Negotiations and the Detention Center.
During week eight of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Citizen’s Academy, participants learned about the Communications Center (911 Center) and DWI enforcement.
The callers are seeking donations of money using former Lincoln County Sheriff Joe Kiser’s name. This is not a legitimate request since the Sheriff’s Office does not solicit funds from local citizens.
After receiving numerous complaints from western Lincoln County residents about illegal drugs being sold from a residence on Saxon Lane, Vale, NC, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit opened an investigation into the reports.
Wright was charged with two felony counts of breaking and entering a motor vehicle, felony larceny, and felony possession of stolen goods. He was arrested on October 4, 2023 by Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s deputies.
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy focused on arrests, searches, and additional use of force topics, during their sixth and seventh weeks of the program.
Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies arrested a West Virginia man on Friday (September 29, 2023) after receiving a tip from West Virginia on a location where the suspect was hiding.
Membership applications are going out in the mail to local residents
Sheriff Bill Beam today announced that Lincoln County citizens are being invited to become Honorary Members of the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association.
Safe and back in foster care
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detective J. Lail located a runaway who is safe and back in foster care.
Citizen’s Academy participants observed mock traffic stops
Detective D. Houser discussed law enforcement considerations during traffic stops and gave an overview of traffic crimes and citations.
Two people were arrested on felony warrants Thursday (September 21, 2023) after a brief standoff with Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies.
Was last seen around 10:30 a.m. on September 18.
Mr. Caylor left the residence in a blue in color 2015 Honda Fit with North Carolina license plate number DJZ 1841.
Terry Burgin, U.S. Marshal for the Western District of North Carolina, swore in Detective Frank Runyon as a Special Deputy U.S. Marshal assigned to the Carolina Regional Fugitive Task Force.
Academy participants learned about the use of force, as it relates to law enforcement duties, during their fourth week of this program.
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Citizen’s Academy participants learned about crime scene processing, during their third week of the LCSO Citizen’s Academy program.
The dates the offenses occurred were in 2022 and 2023
The Lincoln County Grand Jury handed down indictments on eleven people on drug charges in their August 2023 session.
A GPS tracker led Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detectives to a trailer stolen on September 4, 2023, from a location south of Lincolnton.
A traffic stop for a seat belt violation resulted in arrests for possession of illegal drugs.
Participants learned about how evidence is collected and processed.
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy participants learned about the Criminal Investigations Division, during their second week of this program.
Four counts of statutory sex offense
A Denver man is facing child sexual assault charges in connection with incidents that occurred earlier in Lincoln County.
A total of 16 participants were accepted into the program
A total of 16 participants were accepted into the program, following an application process, and will get an up-close look at how the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office operates.
50th anniversary of a LC Sheriff’s sergeant killed in the line of duty
On Friday, August 25, 2023, a memorial service will be held at the new Lincoln County Courthouse marking the 50th anniversary of a Lincoln County Sheriff’s sergeant killed in the line of duty.
A Mooresville, NC man was arrested today by the U.S. Marshal Service.
A Mooresville, NC man was arrested today by the U.S. Marshal Service in connection with an overdose death in Lincoln County.
Lincoln County Schools start next week, Lincoln Charter August 9
Most students will be arriving to school by car and bus.
On August 2, 2023 Trinidad left his residence on the way to work
An Iron Station man who was reported missing on August 2, 2023 has been located and is safe.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested all suspects involved in a disturbance between neighbors that left two people with serious injuries.
Simulations of active shooter incidents and strategies for dealing with the crisis were held.
The Sheriff’s Office presented an Active Shooter training class at the Lincoln County Schools annual Administration Meeting
Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Hauss Road, Lincolnton, where a disturbance had occurred.