Salisbury: Stranger Knifes Elderly Woman’s Tires Thursday Morning on Crawford Street Running Up $700 in Damage

Posted on May 18, 2018

RFP Staff

♦ According to Salisbury Police sources Gale Morefield Sales, 78, living at 136 Crawford Street, was the victim of “vandalism” when a stranger knifed all 4 of the Cooper Tires on her 2004 Silver Honda Accord 4-door Sedan parked at 136 Crawford Street.  The badly damaged tires cost an estimated $700.  Ms. Sales called 911 Dispatch Thursday at 10:53 a.m. and brought Salisbury Police to her house.

No motive for the vandalism has been provided to date and no suspects have been named.

Top of the SPD Incident Report for the vandalism at 136 Crawford Street:

Manifest for vandalism damages at 136 Crawford Street:

136 Crawford Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

Location 136 Crawford Street, Salisbury, N.C.:

Citizens having any knowledge about this crime is 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.

**This article will be updated as more information arrives.**

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