Photo: Alexander County Sheriff’s Office
Update: The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office has released additional information
On April 11, 2023, Alexander County Sheriff’s Office Deputies went to assist North Carolina Probation and Parole Officers with a search at a residence in the Wittenburg Community. Upon contact at the residence a male subject, Dakota Lynn Miller, exited the back door. Officers gave commands to stop but Miller refused to comply and walked away. As other officers approached, Miller attempted to discard an item he was carrying. He was eventually detained. Nine grams of methamphetamine and a quantity of marijuana was discovered in a bag that he tried to discard. Dakota Lynn Miller was arrested and transported to the Alexander County Detention Center.