Salisbury: Armed Robbery Early Thursday A.M. on Kesler Street. Man Gives Up Cellphone and Tablet at Gunpoint

Posted on June 28, 2018

RFP Staff

♦ According Salisbury Police sources Deron Cornelius Johnson, 25, living at 823 E. Lafayette Street, was the victim of a “robbery-firearm” at 32 Kesler Street Thursday morning.  A stranger held a handgun on Johnson and told him to turn loose his Samsung Galaxy cellphone and a LG tablet.  Johnson obliged. The electronics were valued at $1,600.

The crime was reported to 911 Dispatch at 2:10 a.m.

At this time no arrests have been made or suspects named.

SPD Incident Report (top) for robbery-firearm at 32 Kesler Street, Salisbury, NC:

Manifest of stolen property at 32 Kesler Street, Salisbury, NC:

32 Kesler Street, Salisbury, NC:

Location 32 Kesler Street, Salisbury, NC:

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.

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

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