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SALISBURY, N.C. – A Salisbury police officer was arrested on Wednesday, according to a Salisbury Police Department news release.

Officer Takeo Gill turned himself in to law enforcement on charges of felonious insurance fraud, obtaining property under false pretenses and application fraud stemming from a motor vehicle crash.

He currently is on administrative leave with pay.

Gill, who is assigned to Patrol Team Charlie, has been a probationary member of the police department since July 2020.

New officers remain in an initial probationary employment status for one year.

SPD is fully cooperating with the N.C. Department of Insurance Criminal Investigations (NCDICI) in their investigation. Any questions regarding the arrest or incident leading up to the arrest should be directed to NCDICI.

Do you have information about a crime or wanted person? Contact Salisbury Police at (704) 638-5333 or call Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppersat1-866-639-5245. Tips may be submitted online at, via Facebook private message or via the Nixle app by texting 888777 with the words: TIP MYSALISBURY (your tip information). Caller identity is not required and your information will remain confidential.