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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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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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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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Traffic stops end with drug charges

PRESS RELEASES Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on 8-15-2016 Sgt. C.W. Bentley of the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop on a 2016 moped/scooter on West Memorial Hwy due to not having a tag displayed. Bentley approached the driver, Jerry A. White, 39, of Harmony, and advised him of the violation. While speaking […]

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Man dies en route to hospital following shooting near Alexander-Iredell line

An Alexander County man died en route to the hospital following a shooting near the Iredell County line late Monday afternoon. Alexander County Sheriff Chris Bowman says 35 year-old Travis Dean Harold went to the residence of Jason Clary off Mount Wesley Church Road in relation to the employment of his brother who worked for […]

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Sheriff: Two apparently trying to hide body when found by deputy

Alexander County Sheriff Chris Bowman says he believes two individuals will be charged with murder after a Deputy found them apparently trying to hide someone’s body earlier today. A Deputy received a tip shortly before noon and went to the abandoned property near Ellendale Elementary. Bowman says the body was covered with leaves and some […]

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