Sweet Tooth: A security officer at Food Lion apprehended a woman shoplifting. He noticed the woman stuffing candy in her purse and walking out the store without paying for it. In total, she tried to steal $35.67 worth of candy.
Feuding Sisters: A 44-year-old woman said her sister is at war with her. She said her sister has made harassing calls to her work and cell phones, left at least one threatening message, and stole property belonging to her. Her sister calls her job at least three to four times a day asking for her. When she picks up, her sister slams the phone in her ear. The last time her sister called she said, "When you get to this house it's on. I'm going to kick your ass!" The woman said her sister has also stolen her wallet and a computer modem from her home.
Dog Thief: A 54-year-old man said someone stole his dog. He said the person walked onto his property, unchained his dog, and walked away. He's pissed and wants his dog back.
Lazy Laborer: A 53-year-old man is mad as hell that someone he hired to work on his home didn't complete the job. He said the worker started the work, but after he paid him $8,200 the worker never returned.
Threat of the Week Pt. 1: A 21-year-old man said a male acquaintance has been harassing him for several weeks via phone calls and text messages. The last time the acquaintance contacted him he said, "Bitch, please! You still gonna learn your lesson. I hate you! I wish somebody could track you down and kill you today." The man is worried that his former friend may try to carry out the threat and harm him.
Threat of the Week Pt. 2: A 28-year-old woman said her former friend has been threatening her life. She said her ex-friend called her up and said, "I'm coming to Charlotte to kill you. It don't matter who you tell. You could tell the police, federal agents and your family. I'm untouchable." After saying all of that, the woman's ex-friend reiterated the fact that she wanted to do her in by saying, "I've done this before, I'm gonna kill you!"
Blotter items are chosen from the files of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.