On October 18, 2016 14 Warrants for Breaking and Entering and Larceny were
obtained for Brian Dean Mitchem, age 32 of Statesville. Mitchem was
taken into custody by Alexander County Detectives in Salisbury at a
convenience store Thursday evening. Salisbury Police Department assisted in the arrest.
The first incident was reported to the Sheriff’s Office on October 11, 2016 in the
On October 14, 2016, 3 separate incidents in the Bethlehem Community were
reported to the Sheriff’s Office. On October 15, 2016 another incident in the
Bethlehem Community was reported. On October 17, 2016
2 more incidents were reported. One was in the Bethlehem
Community and one was in the Vashti Community. Officials were looking for a
black Nissan Altima, with Florida plates, and a spare tire on the right passenger
side that Mitchem was driving when he committed these offenses.
When Mitchem was arrested, he was driving the black Nissan Altima with Florida
tags. Upon his arrest, Salisbury Police Department charged him with Possession
of Schedule II and other drug arrests. Mitchem was placed under a $105,000
His first court appearance is scheduled for Monday, October 24,