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Gary Wilburn Sweet
Courtesy of Alexander County Sheriff's Office

Firearm Charge Lodged Against Taylorsville Man

65-year-old Gary Wilburn Sweet of Taylorsville was arrested October 7 by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon. Sweet has multiple prior convictions in Alexander and Catawba Counties dating back to 1984, with the most recent felony conviction occurring in 1987. Bond for Sweet was set at $1,500 secured following the arrest. He is not listed as an inmate in Alexander County today (October 14). A District Court date is set for October 31.