News Releases

Information sought in recent string of motor vehicle break-ins

Posted on Jan 20th, 2017

On January 18, 2017, the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office received 18 reports of Breaking & Entering to Motor Vehicles that occurred in the…

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Pair charged in Felony Child Abuse Investigation

Posted on Jan 20th, 2017

On Thursday, January 5th, 2017, Investigators from the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office received a report from Alexander County Department of…

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Domestic Violence awareness video released; “Speak Up! Your Life Matters”

Posted on Oct 25th, 2016

The Alexander County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Alexander County Domestic Violence Advisory Council, has released a new Domestic…

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Officers visit local school for Community Helpers day

Posted on Oct 25th, 2016

Lt. Jason Moore and Sgt. David Moose recently visited Ellendale Elementary School for their annual Community Helpers Day.  During the October 19th…

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Statesville man in custody following string of Larcenies

Posted on Oct 25th, 2016

On October 18, 2016, 14 Warrants for Breaking and Entering and Larceny were obtained for Brian Dean Mitchem, W/M, age 32 of Statesville.   Mitchem…

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Sheriff Bowman sends help to Robeson County

Posted on Oct 19th, 2016

Sheriff Chris Bowman is sending a group of six officers from his department to assist the Robeson County Sheriff's Office with disaster relief and…

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Investigators Seeking Leads In Church Vandalism Case

Posted on Oct 18th, 2016

The Alexander County Sheriff's Office is investigating a complaint of vandalism and littering at a local church.  Grace Baptist Church, located at…

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Blue Line Ribbons Being Sold To Raise Funds For Fallen Officer Tim Brackeen

Posted on Oct 7th, 2016

In an effort to honor fallen Officer Tim Brackeen, and help his family with financial burdens, the law office of Teddy, Meekins, and Talbert (located…

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UPDATE: Charges Against Man Held In Child Abuse Case Upgraded To First Degree Murder

Posted on Sep 27th, 2016

UPDATE:  Charges against man held for Child Abuse now upgraded to First Degree Murder following death of the child. On Monday, September 26, 2016,…

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Man Held under $500,000 Bond Following Child Abuse Charges

Posted on Sep 26th, 2016

On September 23, 2016 at approximately 10:30 am the Alexander County 911 received a 911 call in reference to an 18 month old had fallen off of a…

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Chick-Fil-A Sale Planned To Benefit Former Deputy

Posted on Aug 30th, 2016

A Chick-Fil-A sandwich sale has been planned for September 22nd form 11am until 1pm to help a former Deputy Sheriff with recent medical bills.…

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Information Sought Regarding Stolen Vehicle & Dog

Posted on Aug 19th, 2016

Around 6:20 pm Wednesday a woman stopped at the Dollar General Store off Highway 127 in Bethlehem. She parked in front of the store with the engine…

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National Night Out To Be Held Tuesday, August 2nd

Posted on Jul 21st, 2016

Alexander County will host its 4th annual National night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 from 5pm until 9pm at the Taylorsville Lions…

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Michael Kevin Julian

Man Faces Charges Of Indecent Liberties With Minor

Posted on May 26th, 2016

The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged Michael Kevin Julian age 60 of Taylorsville with three counts of Indecent Liberties…

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Pair Arrested In Recent Break-Ins

Posted on Apr 14th, 2016

The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged two Alexander County Residents with Breaking and Entering of a Residence.  Jeffery…

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Investigation Into Allegations of Sex Acts Against Minor Ends With Arrest of 21-Year-Old Man

Posted on Apr 14th, 2016

On Friday, March 25, 2016, Investigators from the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office were notified of Sex Acts Against a Minor that started in…

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UPDATE: Missing Teen Found Safe

Posted on Apr 1st, 2016

Madelin Nicole McLaughlin, who was reported missing earlier today, has been found safe in Catawba County.  Through a lengthy investigation,…

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Dispute Over Firearm Ends With Gunfire

Posted on Mar 14th, 2016

The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged 21 year old Ethan Scott Young of Hiddenite with one count of Assault with a Deadly…

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Officers Discover Pair Trying to Bury Body In Ellendale Community

Posted on Mar 10th, 2016

The body of a black male was found Wednesday afternoon in the Ellendale Community west of Taylorsville. Two suspects are in custody at this time they…

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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Leads In Breaking & Entering Case

Posted on Dec 29th, 2015

Alexander County Sheriff’s Office Deputies are conducting an investigation into a Breaking & Entering and Larceny incident.  The Alexander…

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Ricky Scott Holloway

Taylorsville Man Charged With Kidnapping & Rape

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2015

On 12/04/2015 Ricky Scott Holloway age 57 of Taylorsville,  was arrested and charged with 1st degree Kidnapping, 1st rape, 1st degree Sexual…

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Marcelino Miguel Diaz

Investigation Continues Following Indecent Liberties Arrest

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2015

On 12/19/2015 Marcelino Miguel Diaz age 71 of Taylorsville was arrested and charged with one count of Indecent Liberties with a Minor. Diaz was…

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911 Call Leads Officers To Shoplifting Arrests, Other Charges

Posted on Oct 27th, 2015

On Sunday, October 25, 2015, the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office 911 received a call of a suspicious person.  Officers responded to Lyndon’s…

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Sheriff’s Office Responds To Report Of Possible Attempted Child Abduction

Posted on Oct 21st, 2015

Alexander County Emergency Communications center received a call regarding a possible child abduction attempt in the Chapman Ln area of Sipe Rd on…

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Sheriff’s Office Observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted on Oct 19th, 2015

The Alexander County Sheriff's Office has partnered with the Shelter Home of Caldwell County, which operates a Domestic Violence Program here in…

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Domestic Dispute Call Results In Shots Fired; Standoff With Deputies

Posted on Oct 14th, 2015

On October 14th, 2015 at 8:12 a.m. Alexander County 911 received a call regarding a domestic disturbance at a home on Barrett Mountain in the…

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Information Sought In Investigation Of Shots Fired Into Area Home

Posted on Oct 5th, 2015

On Saturday, October 3, 2015, Alexander County Communications received information that a residence located near the 5900 block of Paul Payne Store…

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Jill Robbins Keys

Veterinarian Office Worker Charged With Larceny By Employee

Posted on Sep 29th, 2015

On September 21, 2015, Investigators with the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office charged Jill Robbins Keys, white female, age 35 from Lenoir,  with…

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Officers Watch For Safety Violations As School Year Begins Today

Posted on Aug 24th, 2015

  It's back to school time in Alexander County and school buses will be rolling through your community carrying precious cargo.  Please…

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Rape Investigation Continues Following Arrest Of One Suspect

Posted on Jul 29th, 2015

On Sunday, July 26, 2015, Investigators from the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office were called to respond to a residence off of Old Wilkesboro Road…

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National Night Out Event Planned August 4th

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2015

Gates Open at 5:00pm    ~    Entertainment Begins at 5:30pm Event Information The Alexander County Sheriff's Office,…

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Arrest Made In Statutory Sex Offense Case

Posted on Jun 20th, 2015

On Thursday June 18, 2015 Juan Carlos Obando age 49, of the Bethlehem community, was charged and arrested on 2 counts of Statutory Sex Offense and 2…

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Man Charged With Sex Offenses Involving Child Victim

Posted on Jun 20th, 2015

On June 9, 2015 Frank Solomon Mecimore was charged and arrested with Indecent Liberties with a Minor. The 5-year-old female victim was taken to…

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Registered Sex Offender Wanted On Charges Of Failure To Change Address

Posted on Jun 8th, 2015

The Alexander County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking Clifford Kerley on charges of Failure to Report Change of Address as a Registered Sex…

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Alexander County Youth Symposium “The Power of Community” Scheduled For June 17th

Posted on Jun 5th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ALEXANDER COUNTY JCPC HOSTS YOUTH SYMPOSIUM June 5, 2015 Taylorsville, NC – The Alexander County Juvenile Crime…

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Man Struck By Vehicle During Domestic Dispute In Critical Condition

Posted on Apr 9th, 2015

On April 9, 2015 at approximately 1:14 AM, The Alexander County 911 communications received a call to 106 Milstead MHP, Taylorsville in reference to…

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Alexander County Sheriff Department’s K9 Mick has received a bullet and stab protective vest

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2015

  April 2, 2015  The Alexander County Sheriff Department’s K9 Mick has received a ballistic vest thanks to a nonprofit organization,…

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Free Child Safety Seat Checkup Event Planned April 29th

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2015

Did you know that road injuries are the leading cause of preventable death and injury to children in the U.S?  Is your child riding in the right…

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Community Blood Drive Being Hosted At Law Enforcement Center April 7

Posted on Mar 31st, 2015

Community Blood Center is holding a blood drive at the Alexander County Law Enforcement Center next Tuesday, April 7, from 3:00 pm until 6:30 pm.…

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Taylorsville Savings Bank Robbery Suspect Caught In Tennessee

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2015

  UPDATED [2/25/15  10:49 a.m.] The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office announces the arrest of Timothy Michael Sample age 51 of…

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Sheriff’s Office Requests Assistance Identifying Bethlehem Bank Robbery Suspect

Posted on Feb 20th, 2015

  UPDATE:  Bank Robbery Suspect Now In Custody (read more here) The Alexander County Sheriff's Office responded to a bank robbery…

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Sheriff Bowman Warns Citizens of Increase in Scam Calls

Posted on Feb 18th, 2015

Sheriff Chris Bowman is warning Alexander County citizens of numerous scams currently being perpetrated by scam artists and says that anyone who…

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Det. Sgt. Timothy Simms & K-9 "Mick"

Alexander County K-9 Awarded Protective Vest Through Non-Profit Organization

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015

Alexander County Sheriff Department K9 Mick has been awarded a bullet and stab protective vest     The Alexander County Sheriff…

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Registered Sex Offender Wanted On Failure To Change Address Charges Now In Custody

Posted on Jan 15th, 2015

The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office announced on January 7th that it was seeking information pertaining to the whereabouts of a registered sex…

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Sheriff Recognizes Deputies For Lifesaving Actions

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

Sheriff Chris Bowman recognized three of his Deputies for their lifesaving actions in a recent fire at New Outlook Assisted Living of Taylorsville. …

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Joint-Agency Traffic Checking Station Nets 50 Citations; 3 DWI Arrests

Posted on Dec 4th, 2014

The Alexander County Sheriff's Office, Taylorsville Police Department, and NC Highway Patrol joined forces on November 22nd for a planned Traffic…

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Sheriff Plans December Fundraiser For Former Deputy’s Daughter Fighting Cancer

Posted on Nov 24th, 2014

  Background Marty Loudermilt worked for the Alexander County Sheriff's Office for a number of years before taking a job with the Troutman…

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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help In Solving Recent Breaking & Entering Cases

Posted on Nov 6th, 2014

  On November 4, 2014 (Election Day), it was reported to the ACSO that a citizen had a breaking and entering to her residence located on…

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Fraud Alert: Warrant Scam Targets Alexander County Citizens

Posted on Nov 6th, 2014

Sheriff Bowman is warning citizens of Alexander County about a scam that is occurring in Alexander and surrounding areas.  A male is calling…

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Hiddenite Man Faces Charges In Breaking & Entering Case

Posted on Oct 27th, 2014

On October 15, 2014, Investigators with the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office arrested Derick Aaron Owens, white male, age 37 of Hiddenite.  Owens…

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