On Thursday and Friday, April 28 and 29, 2022, the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office conducted “Operation April Showers” 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 April Showers 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 16 North, NC Highway 127, NC Highway 16 South, and US Highway 64/90 East from approximately 3PM-12AM.
This operation resulted in the following:
Eights Arrests, Including:
One Driving While Impaired
Four Outstanding Warrants
Three Drug Arrests
77 Traffic Violations
The Sheriff’s Office K-9s, along with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety K-9 assisted in this operation.
Sheriff 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.
Photo: Alexander County Sheriff’s Office