FROM STAFF REPORTS
A man and woman face felony charges after Iredell County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a domestic disturbance at their home.
Patrol deputies were dispatched to 112 Original Drive in western Iredell on Friday after receiving a report about the disturbance at the home, according to an ICSO news release. While responding to this call, the deputies received additional information about shots being fired at the location.
After arriving on scene, deputies C.E. Levan, A.E. Frye, and R.E. Clay determined Steven Allen Goins Jr., 40, had discharged a firearm into a vehicle owned by Keri Alise Harwell, 30, Sheriff Darren Campbell said in the news release.
The deputies entered the residence in an effortt to locate Goins and found him near a bedroom, Campbell said.
Detective Cody James of the ICSO Special Victims Unit responded to the scene to assist with the investigation.
During the investigation, Detective James verified that Goins is a convicted felon and had committed additional criminal acts during this incident, according to the news release.
After a search warrant for the residence was obtained, deputies located and three firearms and methamphetamine, along with paraphernalia related to the sale of methamphetamine, Campbell said.
Based on the evidence collected during this investigation, Goins and Harwell were arrested and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center.
Goins was charged with first-degree kidnapping, felony discharge a firearm into occupied property, felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and assault on a female. Due to these charges being of a domestic violence nature, Goins received No Bond on these. He was also charged with three counts of felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, felony possession with intent to sell or deliver methamphetamine, and felony maintain a dwelling for the sale or use of a controlled substance. Magistrate Callejas issued Goins a $50,000 secured bond on these charges.
Harwell was charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver methamphetamine, and felony maintain a dwelling for the sale or use of a controlled substance. Harwell appeared before Magistrate Callejas, who issued a $7,500 secured bond.