Deputies with the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office responded around 3am to a location off Highway 16 South following a complaint of a suspicious person. A male subject was located but he fled on foot. The suspect was quickly captured and taken into custody.
46-year old Mikel Wayne Sartin of Claremont was charged with felony larceny and resisting arrest. He was also charged with outstanding warrants from Catawba County that include felony larceny of motor vehicle parts.
Sartin was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center with a secured bond of $22,500. He has a court date scheduled in Taylorsville for October 5th.