Alexander County Sheriff’s Office

Eric Rowland Tappan Jr., age 49 of Taylorsville, was arrested and charged on February 18th for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender in Alexander Co. His bond was set at $50,000.00 with a court date set for February 24th.

Michael Douglas Porter, age 56 of Taylorsville, was arrested on February 20th on 2 counts of Felony Absconder Probation Violations and a Fail to Appear Order for Arrest from Catawba County. His bond was set at $43,000.00 with a court date set for March 23rd.