Missing Alexander County Man Located; Silver Alert Cancelled

Authorities have located Billy Leroy Bowman in Catawba County who was reportedly found safe and in good health.  The announcement came around 11:00 p.m. on April 15th prompting officials to cancel the Silver Alert previously issued by the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office.  The search that had been initiated several hours earlier was launched to help …

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Silver Alert Issued For Missing Alexander County Man

***SILVER ALERT:  THIS IS A MISSING/ENDANGERED ADULT NOTICE * * *   The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing adult who may be suffering from dementia or other cognitive impairments. The missing individual, identified as Billy Leroy Bowman, is an 83-year-old white male, approximately 5′-9″ tall, 170lbs, is bald with blue eyes. …

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Planning Underway For National Night Out 2014; Community Input Being Sought For Event

The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is busy once again planning the National Night Out (Against Crime) event.  The 2014 event will be held on Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 and will mark the 31st anniversary nationwide and the 2nd annual event held in Alexander County.  With an estimated crowd of nearly 1,500 people in attendance during …

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Sheriff’s Office Adds New K-9 To The Force

The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office has recently placed a new officer on the force.  Standing only 3 ft. tall with a fur coat and four legs, this officer has already proven to be a tenacious drug detector.  The department’s new K-9, named Mick, is a young German Shepherd specially trained to perform many specialized tasks …

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Kyler Bebber Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser Wraps Up; Order Pick-Up Instructions Released

The Chick-Fil-A fundraiser to benefit Kyler Bebber wraps up tomorrow and with more than 1,300 sandwiches sold, staff will be quite busy.  If you pre-ordered sandwiches you may pick your order up in the Training Room of the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office located at 91 Commercial Park Avenue.  Orders may be picked up any time …

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