The investigation was assigned to Detective C. James of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Special Victim’s Unit. Detective James conducted several interviews and gathered evidence over the course of this investigation.
Based on the evidence obtained, felony arrest warrants were issued against Rickett, for Felony First Degree Kidnapping, Felony Human Trafficking, Felony Sexual Servitude, Six Counts of Felony Assault by Strangulation, Three Counts of Felony Sell or Deliver Controlled Substance, and Habitual Misdemeanor Assault.
Akura Laquan Rickett has been entered as a Wanted Person by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information is asked to call the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office 704-878-3100 or Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340.
Rickett’s criminal history includes Assault on a Female, Resisting Public Officer, Disorderly Conduct, Maintain a Vehicle for Sale of Marijuana, Felony Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Firearm by Felon, Communicating Threats, Carrying Concealed Weapon, Aid and Abet Armed Robbery and Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.