Community Living | Coupon | Police Scanner | E-News Signup | Archives | Merchant Directory | Dining Guide
Have a HOT TIP? Call 704-276-6587 Or E-mail us At LH@LincolnHerald.net
Lincoln Herald | Lincolnton, NC


home : news : news May 22, 2019

3/4/2019 9:23:00 AM
Man Faces Attempted Murder, Arson & Kidnapping Charges

Wayne Howard
Staff Writer


A Claremont man for whom an involuntary commitment order was issued by a Catawba County Magistrate on Saturday went on a rampage at a neighbor's house early Sunday and now faces multiple charges.

The Catawba County Sheriff's Office reports that the Catawba County Communications received a 9-1-1 call at 6:35 Sunday morning regarding a breaking and entering in progress at a residence at 4862 Rock Barn Road, Claremont.

The callers reported that a male subject who they believed to be armed had entered their residence. The homeowners locked themselves in their bedroom and called 9-1-1.

Deputies responded along with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Special Tactic and Response (START) Team.

While inside the residence, the suspect started a fire in the kitchen. The victims were still inside the home at that time, but were able to escape through a window.

The suspect was ultimately taken into custody.

The suspect was identified as 38-year-old Eric Michael Deal of 4853 Rock Barn Road, Claremont. Deal was charged with two counts of Attempted 1st Degree Murder, one of 1st Degree Burglary, one of 1st Degree Arson and two
counts of 1st Degree Kidnapping.

The victims were identified as Emily Sigmon, 22, Hunter Sigmon, 25, both of 4862 Rock Barn Road, Claremont.



CLICK HERE
to have us email you 
the latest news every day--



1 - Carolina Trust Bank

Sign up for our FREE email service and we'll send you an email every day with links to our articles posted since the previous day's email.  That way, you won't miss the latest news, obituaries, sports and other items of interest for Lincoln, Gaston, Catawba and Cleveland counties.   

To make sure you get the latest updates, also like our Facebook page at LincolnHerald.net and follow us on Twitter @LincolnHerald20.







Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


North Carolina News












News
• Business
• Lifestyles
• Arts & Culture
• Military
• Education
• Community Living
• Who's In Jail?
• Weather
• Lincoln Sheriff's Incident Report
• Lincoln County Government News
• Law Enforcement
• Home & Garden
• Health and Wellness
• Business Directory
• Entertainment News

HomeNewsState NewsReligionOpinionSportsObituariesExtrasCommunityClassifiedsSubmitLife

Terms and Use | Merchant Directory | Dining Guide
Site Design and Content
Copyright Lincoln Herald, LLC 2011-2015

 


Software © 1998-2019 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved