Of the 72 murders where one or more persons have been charged in connection with a homicide, 20 of those are already back on the streets of Charlotte either awaiting trial or the charges have already been dismissed.
|Anthony Goodson Courtesy of MSCO|
Ibn Ishamel Marshall and Anu'Bius Rashard Talib Smith were shot to death on February 27, 2019. On March 1, 2019 Furqan Bashir Grice and Anthony Goodson were both charged with murder in the double homicide.
Local Television News Station Report:
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police were called to the area of Morehead St. and Grandin Rd. around 9 p.m. Police said one victim was found in a parking lot, and two more were found in a car. Investigators believed all three victims were shot in the 600 block of Grandin Road, but two stayed inside the vehicle while the other ran down the street.
Police said the victims were taken to the hospital where two of them died. There was no immediate word on the condition of the third person.
The men who died were identified as 17-year-old Ibn Marshall and 18-year-old Anu'bius Smith.
On Friday, CMPD announced that Furqan Grice, 18, and Anthony Goodson, 18, were arrested in connection with their murders. Grice was arrested Thursday and is facing two counts of first-degree murder. Goodson was arrested Friday and is in the process of being interviewed by homicide detectives.
Two guns and some marijuana were found at the crime scene. Neighbors said the area is normally peaceful. Now they're dealing with a lost sense of security.
Goodson would later be charged with 2 counts of First Degree Murder.
Anthony Goodson was released by Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden on August 3, 2019. Grice remains behind bars. Goodson is set to appear in court again on January 9, 2020.
|Antonio Collins Courtesy MCSO|
From WBTV News:
Police have charged a man with murder one week after another man was found shot to death behind a public recreation center in southeast Charlotte.
The shooting happened on January 4 on the 5000 block of Idlewild Rd. North, on a path behind the Albemarle Road Recreation Center. Police were called to the scene around 7:30 a.m. after the victim - later identified as 21-year-old Shakier Henderson - was found dead on the path.
On Friday, police said 21-year-old Antonio Green Collins had been arrested and charged with murder in Henderson’s death. Officers did not say what evidence led to Collins being named as a suspect.
Based of MSCO records Collins was released in November and transferred to Piedmont Correctional Institute on November 13, 2019. It is unclear if the murder charges have been dropped but that seems to be the case.
Cameron Terrell Holden
From Local Television News Coverage:
A teenager was shot and killed during a targeted drive-by shooting early Wednesday morning in a northwest Charlotte neighborhood, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
Police have identified the victim as 16-year-old Jayvon Christopher Goolsby. The drive-by shooting occurred at 5:43 a.m. Wednesday, June 5 in the 6200 block of Ohaus Court.
CMPD said Goolsby was pronounced deceased at the scene. A total of eight people were inside the house when the shooting broke out. Other than the deceased, no one else was injured, they said.
A woman was heard on scene screaming, "My baby, my baby."
Holden, just 16 is due in court January 9, 2020 to face murder and eight other related charges.
Dominque Guy Rorie
16 Year Old Dominque Rorie is no stranger to Charlotte Police Officers and on July 24 he shot and killed 44 year-old Charles Fullington.
From WBTV News:
Police have charged a teen for his involvement in the fatal shooting of a man outside a motel room in southwest Charlotte in July. The incident happened on July 24, before 5:30 p.m. on Nations Ford Road, near Farmhurst Drive and I-77. The victim, identified as 44-year-old Charles Fullington, was taken to Carolinas Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Detectives have charged 16-year-old Dominique Rorie with involuntary manslaughter, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a handgun by a minor.
Rorie was released on September 4, 2019 and is awaiting trial on January 9, 2020.
Quantez Bazley sent people running for cover back in October when he began shooting into South Charlotte shopping center.
From Local News:
Charlotte police have charged a man in the fatal shooting of another man after a fight in a shopping center in southwest Charlotte Thursday afternoon.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, detectives have charged 29-year-old Quantez Dmontrae Bazley for his involvement in the murder of 33-year-old Alonzo Cedric Parker.Police say the incident happened in a shopping center on Sharon Lakes Road Thursday around 4:40 p.m.
Officers arrived and found Parker with an apparent gunshot wound outside of a business complex. Parker was pronounced dead on the scene. The shooting reportedly happened after a fight.
Officers also say a bullet went through one of the businesses on the road. As a result of the continued investigation, Bazley was identified as a suspect in this case and warrants were issued for his arrest. On Friday, Bazley was arrested without incident, served with outstanding warrants and taken to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office. Bazley has been charged with murder, shooting into occupied property causing serious bodily injury and shooting into occupied property.
Bazley was released fromGarry McFadden's Mecklenburg County residence hall on November 9, 2020. He too will be in court soon after the holidays.
Keep in mind these are for the most part not people suddenly at the mercy of the court because of a fatal accident, a bar room fight gone bad or defending their home or property. Many of those charged also face drug, weapons or robbery charges. While some may be wrong place wrong time others has a history of behavior that resulted in murder charges.
Others released include:
Tequndo Cradle and Damontez Corbitt
Tequndo Cradle was arrested and charged with the murder of Therrisha Steward on March 1, 2019 and then released on June 23, 2019. On November 21, 2019 Cradle was arrested for the assault of another woman.
Updated November 23, 2019: Cradle appeared in court on November 22, 2019 to enter a plea on the new charges of assault on a female, communicating threats and assault with a deadly weapon. Cradle was given a high enough bail that he should remain a guest of Garry's fun house until his December 12, 2019 court date on the homicide charge.
Damontez Corbitt was also arrested on March 1, 2019 and remains a "resident" in Sheriff McFadden's extended stay inn as of November 22, 2019. Corbitt is due in court on December 12, 2019 on the murder charge. MCSO shows Corbit vs the NCDOC Corbitt with 2 Ts. Errors like this are common at MSCO. (Updated)
From Local News Coverage:
Two men have been charged with murder in the death of a woman who was found shot to death on the side of the road in northeast Charlotte in late February.
The shooting happened early in the morning on Feb. 26 on Tom Hunter Road near the Economy Inn and I-85 around 1:30 a.m.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say when they arrived on the scene they found the victim, identified as 31-year-old Therrisha Steward, on the side of the road with multiple gunshot wounds.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
On March 1, CMPD said two men - 24-year-old Damontez Corbitt and 41-year-old Tequndo Cradle - had been arrested in Rockingham, NC, and charged in Steward’s death. Both men are charged with first-degree murder, but Corbitt is also charged with possession of a firearm by a felon.
|Yasmine Danielle Richardson|
The terms and conditions of release are not confirmed. All those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guility in a court of law. The out come of any trial the term of any sentence will be at the decresion of the court and may not be made public for some time.