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Marlo Johnis Medina-Chevez was reported missing Monday morning after he didn't return from his job driving for Uber.
CMPD / CMPD

CMPD homicide detectives have found a body in Rock Hill they believe is that of missing Charlotte Uber driver Marlo Johnis Medina-Chevez.

The discovery came during a search with police dogs Thursday afternoon off Mount Gallant Hill Road, south of Lake Wylie. The FBI and police from Rock Hill and the York County Sheriff's Office joined CMPD officers in the search.

 

Marlo Medina-Chevez
CMPD

Two men have been charged in connection with an Uber driver's disappearance over the weekend, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Tuesday. But it's still unclear what became of the 44-year-old driver, Marlo Medina-Chevez, who remains missing.

Marlo Johnis Medina-Chevez was reported missing Monday morning after he didn't return from his job driving for Uber.
CMPD / CMPD

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say their homicide unit is now investigating the disappearance of a Charlotte Uber driver. Forty-four-year-old Marlo Johnis Medina-Chevez was last seen around 9:45 p.m. Saturday when he left to pick up a client.  

taxis at charlotte douglas airport
WFAE

The Charlotte City Council on Monday unanimously approved new rules for taxi operators designed to level the playing field with ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft. The city's new Passenger Vehicle for Hire ordinance takes effect July 1.

Charlotte City Council members on Monday night could approve new rules for taxi operators. Proposed revisions to Charlotte's Passenger Vehicle for Hire Ordinance were prompted by the rise of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft.

NC Senate Passes Bill To Regulate Uber

Jul 23, 2015

North Carolina regulates traditional taxi companies but not online ride services such as Uber. A bill passed by the state Senate today would change that, but critics say it leaves the fast-growing company with an unfair advantage.


Uber Expanding North Of Charlotte This Weekend

Jun 4, 2015
Jennifer Lang / WFAE

Starting at 2 p.m. Friday, people who need a ride in Concord, Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville will have another option: Uber. The ride-sharing company is rolling out expanded service in the surrounding Charlotte area this weekend.

Courtesy of Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Late last week, a judge dismissed two lawsuits against the City of Charlotte. Both were brought by taxi companies and alleged a pay-to-play scheme determined which companies could pick up passengers at Charlotte-Douglas International. The ruling is a major legal victory for the city and the airport. But it doesn’t mean ground transportation at the airport necessarily goes back to the status quo. 

Charlotte City Council is giving up the idea of regulating drivers for app-based ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft. 


Taxi Drivers Want Tough Regulation Of UberX And Lyft

Aug 6, 2014
Duncan McFadyen

The city of Charlotte is looking to regulate drivers for smartphone-based ridesharing services including Uber-X and Lyft. But taxi drivers say the proposed restrictions still give the companies an unfair advantage.

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