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Eric "Bubba" Pennell - Picture courtesy of the Alexander County Sheriff's Office

Alexander Sheriff’s Office mourns loss of fire fighter, colleague

PRESS RELEASE It is with sadness that we learned on Monday, April 17th about the death of Alexander County Sheriff’s Office 911 Telecommunicator Michael Eric “Bubba” Pennell, while he was on duty at the Central Alexander Fire Department. Mr. Pennell was 49 years old and had worked for the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office for more […]

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MORNING NEWSCAST: Taylorsville fire fighter dies, wreck clean-up forces lane closure

The Central Alexander – Taylorsville Fire Department is grieving the loss of a member this morning. The agency posted on its Facebook Page late yesterday that Eric, or Bubba, Pennell had died. Visitation and funeral plans have yet to be completed. The department is requesting prayers for the family and for its other members. In […]

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Nicole Gomez-Mostafa - Picture courtesy of the Alexander County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff’s Office: Two arrested had business providing CBD oil to smoke shops

PRESS RELEASE On Friday, April 7, 2017, at approximately 7:30 PM, the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office charged Adnon Ahmed, A/M of West Columbia, South Carolina with Felony Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Schedule VI Controlled Substance (109 units of CBD Oil, oil from a marijuana plant) and Felony Alter/Steal/Destroy Criminal Evidence, and Misdemeanor Possession of […]

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Travis Bennett - Picture courtesy of the Alexander County Sheriff's Office

Statesville man accused of stabbing two in Alexander County

PRESS RELEASE On Friday, March 17, 2017, at approximately 11:30pm, 911 received a call for officers to respond to a residence on Johnny Martin Ln in reference to a stabbing. Upon arrival at the residence, officers found that two individuals had been stabbed. Alexander County EMS responded. Both victims refused treatment by EMS and advised […]

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Statesville man convicted of methamphetamine charge

PRESS RELEASE STATESVILLE, N.C. B A federal jury sitting in Statesville convicted Carlos Antonio Flores, age 34, of Statesville, of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, following a three-day trial that ended yesterday, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western […]

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Cynthia Hayes - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff’s Office: Card stolen after left in chip reader

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated On January 20, 2017, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received an incident report of Financial Card Theft and Identity Theft. Detective Sgt. Fortson with the Economic Crime Unit was assigned the case. According to the incident report the victim lost his debit card after leaving Galaxy Food in Stony […]

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Jeremy Fletcher - Picture courtesy of the Alexander County Sheriff's Office

Lenoir man accused of shooting wife in the leg

PRESS RELEASE On March 1, 2017 at approximately 6:27 PM, the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, along with Taylorsville Police Department responded to the area of 67 Old Wilkesboro Ext. Taylorsville in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, a truck came driving into the parking lot of Propst Superette on Hwy 16 North, and inside was […]

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Sandra Kelley - Picture courtesy of the Alexander County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff’s Office: Taylorsville woman sent fraudulently obtained items overseas

PRESS RELEASE On Thursday, February 16, 2017, members of the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office arrested Sandra Kelley, W/F, age 66 of Taylorsville. She was arrested and charged with 10 counts of Felony Receiving Stolen Goods/Property. Her arrest stemmed from an investigation by the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office in reference to stolen vehicles delivered to her […]

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Andrew Justice - Picture courtesy of the Alexander County Sheriff's Office

Arrest made in case of stolen half-ton concrete rooster

PRESS RELEASE On Thursday, February 16, 2017, members of the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest on the larceny of the concrete rooster. Officers arrested Andrew Emilious Justice, W/M, age 32 of Taylorsville. Justice was charged with Felony Larceny, Misdemeanor Injury to Real Property, and Reckless Driving to Endanger. The Felony Larceny charge stemmed […]

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Taylorsville man pleads guilty to tax fraud

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Matthew Moretz, 31, of Taylorsville, N.C., appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David C. Keesler today and pleaded guilty to one count of filing a false tax return, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. U.S. Attorney Rose is joined in making today’s announcement by […]

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