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Iredell County

May 31, 2016

Iredell County death row inmate dies of natural causes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 58-year-old inmate on North Carolina’s death row for killing a woman he lured through a Craigslist ad has died of natural causes. Department of Public Safety spokesman Keith Acree said in a statement that Bernard Lamp died Monday at a Raleigh hospital. He didn’t provide any other details. […]

Nov 6, 2015

Investigators seize $312,000 in cash during 2 traffic stops

STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Investigators with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office say they have seized $312,000 in cash during two recent traffic stops on Interstate 77. Local media outlets report Sheriff Darren Campbell said while no arrests have been made, “Operation Tar Heel Gauntlet” run by his office and Homeland Security agents is continuing. According to investigators, [[...]

Aug 29, 2014

Iredell sheriff, deputy settle harassment lawsuit

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Iredell County Sheriff Phillip Redmond and one of his deputies have settled two women’s allegations they were sexually harassed by the former head of a police agency’s domestic violence unit. The Charlotte Observer reports ( ) that court records show Redmond and former sheriff’s domestic violence investigator Ben Jenkins settled the suit [&[...]

Mar 2, 2011

Domestic Relations – Civil Practice – Service of Process – Foreign Country – Summons – UCCJEA – The Hague Convention – Personal Jurisdiction – Subject-Matter Jurisdiction

Hammond v. Hammond. Where the plaintiff-husband translated the summons into Japanese and forwarded a service request to the central authority of Japan within a reasonable time, he made a good-faith . . .

Jan 6, 2011

Criminal Practice – Second-Degree Murder – Malice – Proximate Cause – ‘Ingestion’ Under G.S. § 14-17 – Double Jeopardy

State v. Parlee. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-07-0025, 12 pp.) (Sanford L. Steelman Jr., J.) Appealed from Iredell County Superior Court. (Joseph Crosswhite, J.) N.C. App. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: The defendant knew that Oxymorphone was an inherently dangerous drug and acted with malice when he supplied the pill to […]

Dec 22, 2010

Administrative – DWI – License Revocation – Appeals – Refusal to Submit – Exclusionary Rule

Hartman v. Robertson. Even if an officer pulls over a motorist without reasonable cause, a defendant's refusal to submit to a chemical analysis will result in the revocation of the motorist's driver's license. The exclusionary rule does not apply . . .

Sep 27, 2010

Costs, fees awarded to insurer in deceptive trade practices case

The plaintiff, Dr. John Redden, a retired chiropractor, was involved in a motor vehicle accident on May 19, 2005, on U.S. Highway 70 near Salisbury. Redden was in a line of traffic that was stopped for a vehicle ahead of him to make a left-hand turn. The defendant, Gail Heggans McClain, admitted coming over the […]

Sep 14, 2010

Tort/Negligence – Interference With Contract – Real Property Sale – Commission – Breach of Contract – Tenant’s Husband – Civil Practice – Different Judges – Same Issues – Appeals – Unpublished Citation

   McMahon & Associates, LLC v. Future Serenity, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-16-0896, 17 pp.) (Sanford L. Steelman Jr., J.) Appealed from Iredell County Superior Court. (Mark Klass, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: Terry Edmundson signed a lease for her business. The lease provided that, if Terry or her assignee bought the office space within […]

Sep 10, 2010

Real Property – Homeowners’ Association – Directed Verdict – Attorney’s Fees

  Bodine v. Harris Village Property Owners Association. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-07-0857, 22 pp.) (Robert N. Hunter Jr., J.). Appealed from Iredell County Superior Court (Edwin G. Wilson Jr., J. and Mark E. Klass, J.) N.C. App. Holdings: Because homeowners could produce no set of facts or inferences from facts under which they could show […]

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