Salisbury: Michael Trapp, Felon and Sex Offender, Arrested for Allegedly Breaking into Murphy’s Express Saturday Morning

Posted on July 31, 2016

RFP Staff

♦ The burglaries, stick-ups, and unsolved murders are piling up in 2016 in Salisbury, rated by two websites as the “9th Most Dangerous City in North Carolina”.  Adding to the annals of unusual crime and no doubt a product of Salisbury’s long hot summer is a crime report that landed on our desk.  On Saturday morning at 2:21 a.m. Murphy’s Express at 1010 Freeland Drive, a neighbor of the city’s number one retailer Walmart, reported being the victim of a burglary. Somebody burgled 2 cans of malt liquor.

Murphy’s Express at 1010 Freeland Drive in Salisbury:

Michael Ray Trapp, 59, a convicted felon and registered sex offender of the streets of Salisbury, was arrested allegedly for burglary and unlawful entry at Murphy’s Express Friday where he was alleged to purloin 2 cans of Icehouse Edge Malt Liquor. Within an hour of the alleged breaking and entry, Trapp was arrested and charged with breaking and entering–a building (felony) and larceny to violation of GS 14-51,53, 54, 54.1, 57 (felony).

Michael Ray Trapp’s Previous Record:

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