38-year old Derek Lee Ritchie was wanted for failure to appear on a charge of possession of stolen goods and possession of marijuana in Alexander County. He is facing a failure to appear warrant on a charge of felony possession of methamphetamine from Iredell County. Ritchie is also a wanted fugitive for unspecified charges in Virginia.
Taylorsville Police arrested Ritchie in February after a traffic stop involving a license tag that was reported stolen from McDowell County.
He has an Alexander County Court date scheduled for July 19th.
Photo: Alexander County Sheriff’s Office