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L-R: Kory De'Shon Stinson and Bronta Kadarius Crittenden Courtesy of Iredell County P2C website

Two Suspects Charged With Firearm Offenses

24-year-old Kory De’Shon Stinson and 22-year-old Bronta Kadarius Crittenden, both of Charlotte, were arrested Monday (March 27) by Mooresville Police Officers. Stinson is charged with felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and misdemeanor resist, delay, and obstruct an officer. Crittenden is charged with felony possession of a stolen handgun along with misdemeanor counts of carrying a concealed weapon and resist, obstruct, and delay an officer.

On Monday at approximately 6 a.m., the Mooresville Police Department received a suspicious activity call regarding unknown suspects knocking on the door of an apartment in the Stonecreek Apartments off Timber Road. The caller reported that she did not know the men and that she was alone in the apartment with her children.

Officers responded to the scene and encountered two subjects matching the description given by the caller sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot in front of the caller’s residence. Officers approached the vehicle and immediately noticed a pistol grip shotgun inside the vehicle and a handgun laying on the ground next to the vehicle.

Officers removed the driver and secured him as they began an investigation. They then attempted to remove the passenger from the vehicle, but the passenger fled on foot from the officers. As the man fled, he dropped a handgun which was recovered by pursuing officers. It was later learned that the firearm had been reported as stolen.

Officers set up a perimeter and utilized a police K9 to conduct a successful track of the suspect leading to his apprehension. Both suspects were jailed in the Iredell County Detention Center. Stinson under $100,000 secured bond, Crittenden under $15,000 secured bond. They were both scheduled to appear in District Court today (March 28).

Stinson has a criminal history that includes convictions on felony counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and conspiracy to commit common law robbery along with misdemeanor counts of assault on a government official, carrying a concealed handgun, and unlawful carrying of a weapon in South Carolina.