Tag Archives: Alexander County NC

Alcohol Played A Factor In Man's Shooting Death

ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. —Police in Alexander County were investigating a homicide after they said a fight between two friends ended with one man being shot in the head Thursday night. Deputies said they responded to the call at the Johnny …Read More

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Silver Alert Issued For Missing Alexander County Woman

ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. — A 44-year-old woman has gone missing, prompting the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office to issue a Silver Alert to aid in their search. Teresa Ann Smith, 44, was last seen in the 3000 block of NC Highway …Read More

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Taylorsville Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 9-Year Old Girl

TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. — The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Taylorsville man who’s accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old. James Fenton Leatham, 33, is charged with six counts of first-degree statutory sex offense with a child and six counts …Read More

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Elderly Woman, Great Grandson Found After Being Reported Missing

ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. — An elderly woman who suffers from dementia and her 5-year-old great-grandson have been found safe at a truck stop in Davie County. The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office says 76-year-old Stony Point resident Mary Ann Yoder and …Read More

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Elderly Woman, Grandson Missing In Alexander County

ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. — The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an elderly woman who suffers from dementia and her 5-year-old grandson. The Sheriff’s Office says 76-year-old Stony Point resident Mary Ann Yoder and her 5-year-old grandson Dustin have …Read More

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2 Injured During Police Chase Through Hickory

HICKORY, N.C. — Two people went to the hospital and a driver was arrested after a chase that started in Alexander County ended in Hickory, according to police.  The driver crashed at Highway 321 and Clement Boulevard in Hickory, officials said. …Read More

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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug, Stolen Goods Charges

ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. — Three Taylorsville residents are facing drug and stolen goods charges following a traffic stop on Monday. The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office pulled over a vehicle on NC 16 South on Monday that led to the arrests of …Read More

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AC/DC Hat-Wearing Bank Robber Captured In Local BoJangles

HIDDENITE, N.C. – The man accused of holding up an Alexander County bank was captured at a local fast food restaurant. Police arrested David Alan Johnson, 37, at the Bojangle’s near the Granite Falls Walmart around 5 p.m. Wednesday. Johnson …Read More

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Surveillance Photos Show Good Clues For Bank Robber

HIDDENITE, N.C. – The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man accused of robbing a bank on Tuesday morning. According to investigators, the People’s Bank of Hiddenite was robbed around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Deputies say the …Read More

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2 Teens Charged With Larceny After Stealing The Offering From A Church

ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. – Deputies say muddy footprints led to the arrest of two teenagers after they broke into a church and stole the Sunday offering money. According to the investigators, deputies were called to Promise Land Ministries located off of …Read More

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Mooresville Man Charged With Statutory Sex Offense Against 7-Year-Old

ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. – A man already in custody has been charged with five new charges involving the sexual assault of a 7-year-old, according to officials. On Friday, July 12, the Alexander County Sheriff’s Department received a report from the Iredell …Read More

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Teacher In Court Today For Nude Photos She Sent To Student

ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. — An Alexander County high school teacher accused of texting nude pictures to students is due in court Monday. Nikki Icard resigned from Alexander Central High School last month. Icard taught math at the school. Police said she …Read More

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