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News for the Month of June 2013
Tuesday, June 25, 2013,
CMPD Explorers participate in the NC Justice Academy
 
 
 
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Police Explorers Program, along with nine other departments across the state, participated in the North Carolina Justice Academy in Salemburg the week of June 16-21, 2013. Fourteen youth and four explorer advisors from the CMPD attended the week long academy. CMPD Explorer Elizabeth Grenga served as co-president for the academy, Explorer Anthony Nelson won the “Best All Around” for the Basic Class and Explorer Chelsea Gillette won the “Best All Around” for the Advanced Class.  (JL)
 
 
Tuesday, June 25, 2013,
CMPD's Citizens Academy Program Graduation
 
 
On June 25, 2013, twenty-nine members of our community graduated from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Citizen’s Academy Program.  The graduates of the program completed workshops covering such topics as the history of the CMPD, the recruitment process, training of officers, crime prevention, traffic enforcement, criminal investigations, 911 crime reporting, crime scene search, police driving and firearms training.  Joe Simpkins was the event's keynote speaker. Mr. Simpkins is a retired pilot, owner of Simpkins Realty, a 2012 graduate of the Citizen’s Academy Program and a current CMPD volunteer.   (JL)
 
 
 
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Charlotte PAL host basketball and life skills clinic with former NBA stars
 


Chief Monroe and former NBA greats spoke to youth that attended a basketball and life skills clinic today at the Greenville Neighborhood Center.  The retired NBA players included Kenny Battle, Eric “Sleepy” Floyd, Xavier McDaniel, Vernon Maxwell and Chris Washburn.  Over 100 youth attended the clinic this year.     KT
 
 
Monday, June 24, 2013 
Detectives Request Assistance in Identifying Suspect
 
 
 
Robbery Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying this suspect in connection to an armed robbery that occurred in the Providence Division.
 
On Friday, June 21, 2013, at approximately 5:46 p.m., the suspect entered the Princess Cleaners located at 1408-AA East Boulevard.  The suspect threatened the victim with a weapon and demanded property from the victim business.  The suspect then fled the store in an unknown direction.  The victim was not injured.  
 
The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 30 years old, 6’1” tall and had a thin build.  The suspect was last seen wearing a t-shirt and jeans.   
 
Anyone with further information concerning this robbery or the suspects identity is asked to call the Crime Stopper’s tip-line at 704-334-1600, or visit http://charlottecrimestoppers.com.   KT
 
 
Monday, June 24, 2013
Detectives Request Assistance in Identifying Suspect
 
 
Robbery Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying this suspect in connection to an armed robbery that occurred in the Central Division.
 
On Monday, June 17, 2013, at approximately 12:30 a.m., the victim was approached by two suspects near the 1800 block of Camden Road.  One of the suspects pointed a gun at the victim and demanded the victims purse.  Both suspects then fled the scene in an unknown direction.  The victim was not injured.  
 
The first suspect is described as a black male, approximately 20 years old with a heavy set build.  The suspect was last seen wearing a black t-shirt.  The second suspect is described as a black male, approximately 20 years old, with a thin build and was last seen wearing a black t-shirt.
 
Anyone with further information concerning this robbery or the suspects identity is asked to call the Crime Stopper’s tip-line at 704-334-1600, or visit http://charlottecrimestoppers.com.    KT
 
 
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Detectives Request Assistance in Identifying Suspects
 
 
On Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at approximately 1:20 p.m., North Division patrol officers were dispatched to an larceny call for service at the 6800 block of Northlake Mall Drive.  The reporting person stated that three suspects entered Fink’s Jewelers and began to smash the display case with a hammer.  The suspects grabbed some items from inside the display cases and then fled the store.  The suspects did not display or indicate any weapons during this theft.  The reporting person stated that the suspects ran to a vehicle that was waiting for them in the parking lot being driven by a fourth suspect.  There were no injuries reported during this event.
 
The first suspect is described as a black male, approximately 25 years old, 6’0” tall with an average build.  The suspect was last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants and sneakers.  The second suspect is described as a black male, approximately 20-30 years old, 6’0” tall with a medium build.  The suspect was last seen wearing a white  t-shirt, camouflage shorts and sneakers. The third suspect is described as a black male, approximately 25 years old, 6’0” tall with a medium build.  The suspect was last seen wearing a grey and black  shirt, black shorts and sneakers.  The suspect fled the scene is a vehicle.
 
Anyone with information concerning this case and or the suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704.334.1600.  To learn more about the Crime Stoppers mobile app, please visit http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/   KT
 
 
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Detectives Request Assistance in Identifying Suspect
 
On Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at approximately 9:05 a.m., Providence Division patrol officers were dispatched to an assault call for service at the 1600 block of Sterling Road.  The 52 year old victim stated that she was walking in Freedom Park when the unknown suspect approached her from behind and assaulted her.  The victim was able to call 911 once the assault had stopped and provided responding officers with a description of the suspect.  CMPD’s Helicopter was requested to assist in searching the area.  Medic transported the victim to Carolinas Medical Center for treatment of her injuries.
 
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 30-40 years old, 6’0” tall, muscular build and medium skin tone.  The suspect was last seen wearing gold tank top, dark shorts and sneakers. 
 
Providence Division has increased patrols in the area and encourage the public if they see something to say something by calling 911.
 
Anyone with information concerning this case and or the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704.334.1600.  To learn more about the Crime Stoppers mobile app, please visit http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.    KT
 
 
Monday, June 3, 2013,
CMPD's Civilian and Officer of the Month of June
 
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           Leslie Wright                             Officer Billie Burleson
   Animal Care and Control               Hickory Grove Division  (rt)