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LC Chief Deputy Graduates From Chief Deputies’ Leadership Institute

Chief deputies from across the state attended

The Chief Deputies’ Leadership Institute is a three-week course taught over twelve months. It consists of almost 100 total hours of training.

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Lincoln County Residents Receiving Warrant Scam Phone Calls

On May 31, 2024, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received numerous calls from citizens stating about an attempted scam in which the caller was impersonating a member of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.

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LCSO Detectives Investigating Attempted Armed Robbery Of Armored Truck

Suspect is a black male driving a white sedan and armed with a handgun

Around 12:30 p.m., May 30, 2024 Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to an attempted armed robbery of an armored truck in Denver.

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Trail Camera Leads To The Arrest Of Larceny Suspects

Theft of lumber from a location on Null Road

On May 16, 2024 Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies received information from the owner of the construction company that a white truck was stealing lumber from the home under construction on Null Road.

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LCSO Administrative Staff Shows Support Of Autism Awareness Month

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office administrative staff is showing support for Autism Awareness Month 2024 by donning autism awareness t-shirt each Friday during the month of April.

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Year Long Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Vale Man On Drug Charges

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics investigators arrested a Vale man on April 9, 2024, following a lengthy drug investigation.

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Additional Child Sexual Assault Charges Filed Against A Lincoln County Man

Additional child sexual assault charges have been filed against a Lincoln County man who was first arrested in February 2024.

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Juveniles To Be Charged In Dollar General Robberies

Detectives are also trying to identify the owner of a vehicle

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detectives will pursue charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and kidnapping through the Department of Juvenile Justice on two juvenile suspects.

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One Person Shot In Altercation In Eastern Lincoln County

Lincoln County Sheriff’s officers are investigating a shooting incident that left one man injured.

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Lincoln County Man Charged With Child Sexual Assault

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have charged a Reepsville Road man with child sexual assault charges.

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Sheriff’s Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery At West Lincoln Dollar General

At 11:40 a.m. on March 25, 2024 deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office responded to reports of an armed robbery at Dollar General located at 8681 NC Highway 10.

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Search Warrant Executed On Suspected Drug House, One Person Arrested

Narcotics Unit had received numerous complaints from neighbors about the residence

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit had received numerous complaints from neighbors about the residence at 1549 Old Lake Road and its owner, Blake Douglas Hopkins, 57.who owns the residence.

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Months Long Drug Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Vale, NC Woman

Investigators received information in late 2023 that Lisa Clinton Gaither, 42, of Macedonia Church Road was selling large amounts of methamphetamine throughout western Lincoln County.

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Retired Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Kolva Passes Away

Served for four and half years before retiring in 2023

Retired LCSO K-9 Kolva died on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 according to her handler, Lt. Allen Manns (Ret).

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Scammers Continue To Target Lincoln County Residents

It is a scam and all you need to do is hang up the phone

On February 21, 2024 a suspect called a Lincoln County residence and left a voice mail claiming to be Investigator Loughlin of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect’s call spoofed the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency line.

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Missing Man Located And Safe

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Investigators say an Iron Station man reported missing on February 19, 2024, has been located and safe.

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Two Charlotte Residents Charged With Multiple Vehicle Break-Ins

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested one man and will charge a second person who is a juvenile in connection with multiple vehicle break-in Denver, NC.

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Maiden, NC Man Charged With Theft From Vehicle

A Maiden, NC man has been charged with breaking into a Lincoln County Schools IT van and removing tools.

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Lincoln County Man Arrested On Child Sexual Assault Charges

A Lincoln County man has been arrested on child sexual assault charges after an investigation that began as a child abuse case.

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Charges Filed In Denver, NC Restaurant Break-In

On December 30, 2023, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Charlie District deputies were dispatched to an alarm at the Crafty Burger Restaurant on Brentwood Road, Denver, NC.

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Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest On Drug Charges

During the search officers seized 13 and a half ounces of methamphetamine, 13 grams of marijuana and a firearm.

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Missing Lincoln County Woman Found Deceased In Virginia

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office regrets to inform the public that Taylor Hope Unell, 31, a young woman reported missing on January 29, 2024, has been found deceased in Virginia.

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38-Year-Old Lincolnton Woman Charged With Death By Distribution

Drug charges of two felony counts

Brandee Nicole Flowers is charged in connection with an incident that occurred on September 18, 2023, at a residence in the 500 block of Horseshoe Lake Road in Lincolnton where two people were found deceased by family members.

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Lincoln County Man Arrested After Vehicle Chase Across State Lines

Vehicle chase through North Carolina and South Carolina

The vehicle turned onto I-85 South and entered South Carolina where officers there took over the pursuit. Approximately 17 miles from the Georgia state line, South Carolina authorities deployed stop sticks puncturing the tires and bringing it to a stop.

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Detectives Charge Huntersville Couple With Storage Unit Break-Ins

Iredell County Sheriff’s detectives alerted Lincoln County officers to the break-ins

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have charged a Huntersville couple with breaking into a Storage Facility in Denver, NC and stealing a number of items from a trailer parked inside.

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Detectives Asking For Public’s Help In Locating Missing Grave Marker Statue

Last seen December 13, 2023 at the gravesite in Denver

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help with information that would lead to the recovery of a statue stolen from a gravesite in eastern Lincoln County.

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NC Sheriffs’ Assoc. Names 2023 Defender Of Public Safety Award Recipients

Jason Saine of Lincolnton was chosed as recipient of the award

The 32 members of the House of Representatives included Jason Saine of Lincolnton who has represented the 97th district since his appointment in 2011.

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Skeletal Remains Identified As Those Of A Man Missing Since 2022

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detectives have determined that the remains are those of Jim Dennis Ramsey, 53, who lived on Frontier Lane, Lincolnton, NC in 2022.

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LCSO Detectives Investigating Skeletal Remains Found

Lincoln County Sheriff's detectives are investigating skeletal remains found in a wooded area off Lee Lawing Road in northeastern Lincoln County.

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LCSO "Officers of the Year 2023" Awards Announced

Lincoln County Sheriff Bill Beam presented law enforcement officers and civilian employees of the year awards on December 21, 2023, at a gathering at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office in Lincolnton.

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Domestic Disturbance Leads To Stabbing Incident

Two people were injured

When deputies arrived they observed two individuals in the living room bleeding and needing medical attention.

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Missing Lincoln County Woman Located And Safe

A woman who was last seen on November 30, 2023 has been located and is safe. Hannah Renee Teseniar is back home with family members and is reportedly safe and unharmed.

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Public’s Help Needed To Locate A Missing Woman

She was last seen on November 30, 2023

Teseniar is reported to be homeless and is known to frequent the Lincolnton and Dallas area. She is described as a white female, 5 feet – 5 inches tall, and weighing around 120 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies To Begin Delivery Of Toys For Tots

Delivery begins December 14, 2023, to needy families in Lincoln County

Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies will begin delivering the toys in the Adam, Baker, Charlie and Denver Districts on December 14, 2023.

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One Person Arrested In Break-In & Larceny At Lincoln County Business

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a Maiden, NC man in connection with a break-in and larceny at a Lincoln County business.

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Cleveland County Attorney Charged With Altering A Court Document

On November 28, 2023, the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office requested a Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office investigation involving altering of a court document that occurred in the Lincoln County Courthouse on November 27, 2023.

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Road Closures & Detours For The Denver Dec. 2 ELBA Christmas Parade

The parade viewing route is from N. Pilot Knob Road and Business NC 16 Hwy to Captain’s Cap

The parade viewing route is from N. Pilot Knob Road and Business NC 16 Hwy to Captain’s Cap (viewers are advised to walk SOUTH of Captain’s Cap to see the Parade).

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LCSO 2023 Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy Graduation

The 2023 Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy concluded on November 21, 2023, with 15 citizens graduating from the program.

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Man Sentenced In June 2019 Assault On Detention Officers

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.

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Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

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!

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Lincoln County Man Charged With Felony Cruelty To Animals

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.

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Missing Lincoln County Man Located And Safe

Buchanan was located near a business on NC Highway 73.

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Detectives Asking For Public’s Help In Locating Missing Man

Missing since November 10

On November 10, 2023 a friend of David Allen Buchanan, 29, filed a missing person’s report.

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Detectives Investigating Break-In & Larceny At Dunkin On Hwy. 16

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.

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office 287(g) Steering Committee Meeting Dec. 12

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.

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Denver Man Charged With Robbery Of Denver Fast Food Restaurant

A Denver man has been charged with robbery of the Cook Out restaurant in Denver.

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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Threats At East Lincoln High School

The school operatied as normal and all students and staff were safe.

The school opened as usual and all students and staff were safe.

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Sheriff’s Investigator Arrested Wanted Man, Seized Illegal Drugs

Mr. Crowder had an outstanding warrant for violation of parole. Crowder was confronted and attempted to resist arrest but was quickly subdued.

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant From Timken Foundation

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.

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How To Have A Safe And Spook-Tacular Halloween

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.

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