On Friday, August 19, 2022, the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office conducted a one-day “Operation Back to School” along with the assistance of Taylorsville Police Department, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety K-9 Unit. Operation Back to School was a joint interdiction effort to help with crime prevention and the fight against drugs in Alexander County. This operation was conducted in the areas of NC Highway 127, NC Highway 90 East, and US Highway 64 East from approximately 3PM-12AM.
Five Arrests, Including:
One Driving While Impaired
Two Outstanding Warrants
One Flee to Elude Arrest
One Traffic Violation
67 Additional Traffic Violations
As a result of this operation, there are continuing narcotics investigations.
The Sheriff’s Office K-9s, along with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety K-9s assisted in this operation.
Sheriff Chris Bowman would like to thank Taylorsville Police Department, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety for their assistance in this operation.