21 year old Jordan Sherrill, a Caldwell Deputy was shot during a traffic stop during the evening of Sunday July 15th. He is expected to make a full recovery. The alleged shooter, Kerry Edwin Townsend was shot and killed after a gunfire exchange with a SWAT team on Tuesday. 40 year old Stephanie Lee Sipes who is said to have been a passenger in the vehicle driven by Townsend is charged with accessory after the fact and is in the Caldwell County Jail.
Robert’s bond is set at $1,000,000. He is scheduled to appear in court Monday, July 23rd in Lenoir.