Alexander County Sheriff’s Deputies responded in reference to an assault complaint filed by a female. The female indicated that her boyfriend had arrived and was armed. Goss was still at the scene when deputies arrived. He was taken into custody and charged with felony robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault by pointing a gun, assault on a female, assault-communicating threats, and felony motor vehicle theft.
Goss is being held in the Alexander County Detention Center without bond.
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Update: The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office has released the following
On Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at approximately 10:30 AM, a call came into Alexander County Communications in reference to a vehicle being stolen at gunpoint. Deputies with Alexander County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence located off of Friendship Church Road in the Wittenburg Community of Alexander County. Upon arrival, the suspect was located inside the vehicle that had been reported stolen. Officers gave commands to the suspect to exit the vehicle. The suspect complied with officers’ commands and a firearm was located and seized from the vehicle.
The victim was interviewed and stated that the suspect had showed up at the residence due to a domestic situation. The suspect became angry with the victim and struck her and took her cellphone at gunpoint. The suspect then stole her vehicle and left the residence, returning shortly thereafter.
The suspect was identified as Delone Allison Goss, age 25 of Claremont. Goss was charged with the following: Felony Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, Felony Motor Vehicle Theft, Misdemeanor Assault on a Female, Misdemeanor Assault by Pointing a Gun, Misdemeanor Communicating Threats, and Misdemeanor Criminal Domestic Trespass. Goss was transported to the Alexander County Detention Center, where he is being held under a $62,000 secured bond with a first appearance date of Monday, August 30, 2021 in Alexander County District Court.