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MONROE NC AUG 19 2009 5:30PM EST
For the past 90 minutes officers in Monroe have been involved in an active search for a fugitive that they say ran from a traffic stop.
The officers pursued the vehicle on Old Charlotte Hwy to the Haynes-Sunset area of Monroe before the driver crashed and fled on foot.
K-9 teams are tracking the man who police say is a fugitive and wanted on numerous felony charges.
This story will be updated as new information becomes available.
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INDIAN TRAIL NC AUG 17 2009
UNION COUNTY NC AUG 2 2009
UPDATE 5:45 EST
We are being told that this is a suicide and that an elderly man has died at the scene. no other details are available.
A SHOOTING HAS BEEN REPORTED ON PERRAULT CIRCLE IN THE COUNTY.
SHERIFF DEPUTIES AND EMS ARE ON THE WAY TO THE SCENE .
WE HAVE REPORTS THAT THERE IS A DEATH AT THIS LOCATION.
AT THIS TIME, WE ARE NOT SURE IF THIS IS A HOMICIDE OR A SUICIDE SITUATION.
MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW.
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MONROE NC JULY 24 2009
By: Brett Davis/staff
Monroe police traveled to Columbia South Carolina on Thursday with an arrest warrant in hand for James C Boshers, 43 charging him with first degree murder.
On Sunday, Boshers allegedly killed his girlfriend of two weeks in a house in Monroe and then fled the state driving the victim’s vehicle.
After running out of gas and becoming distraught, police transported Boshers to a local hospital where he confessed to the murder to a doctor.
Monroe police investigators say that Boshers killed Sandra Wengert, 47 at 4106 Rocky River Rd.
Boshers is now awaiting trial and is being held without bond in the Union County jail.
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MONROE NC JULY 23 2009
Power is currently out in a limited area of Monroe due to a traffic accident.
Right now the area of Houston St. and parts of Old Charlotte Hwy are without power and the power company workers on on the way to the area.
Monroe police said that a truck slammed into a power pole on Houston St at around 10:30 this morning.
Police have also closed off the area to traffic due to repairs of the pole and power lines.
Monroe NC July 18 2009
By: Rick McCann/staff
A Good Samaritan helped police nab a hit and run suspect Friday night after he hit a vehicle in Monroe and then took off.
Police said that Efran Loera, 35, Monroe is accused of being behind the wheel while intoxicated and causing an accident that injured the driver of the other car.
The Good Samaritan kept police informed of where Loera was and gave a detailed account of what happened including the description of the vehicle and license plate number. Loera was able to dodge the Samaritan but police caught up with him at 58 Jerry St. in Monroe and placed him under arrest.
Loera is now charged with Driving While Impaired, Leaving The Scene of an Injury Accident and Operating With No Drivers License.
He is currently being held at the Union County jail on a $3,000 secured bond.
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MONROE, N.C. July 18 2009– City police have arrested Thomas James, 40, for shooting into Tumbleweeds Bar and Grill in Monroe on Thursday.
Police were called to the restaurant after someone fired several rounds into the building. Shortly after the shooting, officers pulled over a car matching descriptions by witnesses.
Officers took the driver into custody and found two M4 rifles inside the car .
Police have charged James with assault with a deadly weapon, shooting into an occupied property and going armed to the terror of the people.
No one was hurt inside the bar.