Salisbury: Burglary Turns into a Shooting Thursday Morning on Fairmont Avenue. Burglar Scores $200 in Cash

Posted on July 23, 2017

RFP Staff

♦ Salisbury Police sources report that Thaddius Rhames, 47, living at 938 Fairmont Avenue, was the victim of an “assault-gun” and a “burglary-forcible entry” at his home on Thursday.  The crime was reported to 911 dispatch at 12:47 a.m.  The burglar (a stranger) broke into home through a window (damage estimated at $100).  $200 in cash was stolen from the premises.  A handgun was used to deliberately damage 2 other windows in the house (estimated value $100).  Thankfully no one was injured during the crime.

The crime remains under investigation.  No arrests have been made at this time.

938 Fairmont Avenue, Salisbury, N.C.:

Manifest of stolen items and damage at 938 Fairmont Avenue, Salisbury from the Salisbury Police event report:

Location 938 Fairmont Avenue, Salisbury, N.C.:

Citizens having any knowledge about this crime are urged to call the Salisbury Police at 704-638-5333. If you fear retribution, want to remain anonymous and possibly collect a reward of up to $1,000, information can be submitted 24/7 via the web: or by calling the Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

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