FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Salisbury Police Department
130 E. Liberty St.
Salisbury, NC 28144
Arrest made in Drug Store Robberies
SALISBURY, N.C., (1/26/2018) – The Salisbury Police Criminal Investigations Unit working with the China Grove Police Department and the SBI were able to make several arrest in the recent rash of Drug Store Robberies in Salisbury and China Grove. Salisbury Police charged Halston Lee Clark age 23 of 335 Fox Run Rd Salisbury with 3 counts of Robbery with a Dangerous weapon and 3 counts of Trafficking Opiates. This arrest involved the Robberies in Salisbury of Rite Aid Pharmacy on Jake Alexander Blvd on Oct 23, 2017 and November 24, 2017 and also the December 17th robbery of CVS on Statesville Blvd.
China Grove PD also charged Halston Clark with 2 counts of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and 2 counts of Trafficking Opiates in reference to the robbery of Rite Aid Pharmacy in their city on November 29, 2017 and January 24, 2018. In addition China Grove PD also charged Ricky Ray Shackleford age 56 of the same address for 1 count of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and 1 count of Trafficking Opium for his involvement in the January 24th Rite Aid Robbery. Shackleford is the step-father of Clark.
Clark and Shackleford were both placed in the Rowan County Detention Center. Clark’s bond was set at $300 thousand and Shackleford’s bond was set at $150 thousand. Both men have a first appearance set for Tuesday January 30th, 2018
The investigation is still continuing.
All agencies involved would like to thank the public for their help in this investigation.