Date/Time of Offense: Monday, July 24, 2023.
Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony First Degree Burglary
Misdemeanor First Degree Trespass
Location of Incident: 215 Harris Street, Statesville 28677
Suspect(s): Christopher Lynn Bailey, 49 Years Old
241 Jeff Price Lane
Taylorsville, North Carolina 28681
Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Monday, July 24, 2023, Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a Breaking and Entering that was currently happening. The suspect entered an occupied residence, the occupant yelled for the suspect to leave, he did and fled on foot.
Deputies located a man matching the description at a nearby store, the man was identified as Christopher Lynn Bailey, 49 Years Old. When questioned about entering the property, which had many “No Trespassing” signs, Bailey admitted to doing so.
Bailey was then placed under arrest and transported to Iredell County Detention Center where he was charged with First Degree Burglary and First Degree Trespass and brought before Magistrate Nicholson who issued a 30,000.00 dollar secured bond on the charges.