Cold Cases

This page is dedicated to the unsolved criminal investigations that the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office has deemed “Cold Cases”.  These cases have not been solved and generally have few if any leads on suspects still coming in for investigators to follow up on.

Please take the time to browse through the information on each of these cases.  If you have any information regarding any of the cases listed below you may contact the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office at 828-632-1111, Alexander County Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 828-632-8555 (anonymous), or Detective Donna Clanton at 828-632-8460.

Information that leads to the arrest of a suspect may be eligible for a monetary reward.  Please help us solve these crimes to bring the criminals to justice and peace to the families of the victims.

Current Cold Cases

Lindsay Ray Baker, Jr. (aka “Junior Baker”)

Lindsay Baker

Lindsay Ray Baker, Jr. (Unsolved Missing Person) – June 1989

Lindsay Ray Baker, Jr. (aka: “Junior” Baker) The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in solving a 20 year old case.  Lindsay Ray Baker, Jr “Junior” has been missing since June 1989.  Junior was just 17 years old when he went to a party with a friend.  The friend told Junior’s mother and authorities …

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Timothy Andrew Patton (Unsolved Homicide) – 1986

Timothy Andrew Patton (Unsolved Homicide) – 1986 The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is seeking justice for Timothy Andrew Patton.  Patton was murdered on Christmas Day in 1986 at his residence on McAlpin Lane in Taylorsville.  A co-worker went to Patton’s residence to pick him up for work and found Patton murdered and left in the …

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