A Florida fugitive was arrested over the weekend by Taylorsville Police.
A call was received by Alexander County 911 around 2am Sunday about a possible assault at the Taylorsville Motel on Highway 90 East. Officers with Taylorsville Police responded and located a female subject in the parking lot showing signs of an assault.
Officers developed a suspect identified as 41 year old James Monroe Sheets of Wesley Chapel, Florida. Sheets was located at a residence off Highway 16 South and taken into custody. Sheets was wanted on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon in Wilkes County and has outstanding warrants from the State of Florida. Sheets was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center following his arrest.