40-year-old Randy Mitchell Beard of Hiddenite was arrested Monday (November 1) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with criminal contempt of court.
Beard was taken into custody by deputies on an order for arrest and was placed in jail in Taylorsville. It’s the third time Beard has been arrested in just over a year. On January 21, 2021, Beard was taken into custody following a brief foot-chase. According to reports, that arrest followed a domestic disturbance.
On October 31, 2020 Beard was arrested and charged with assault on a female and resisting arrest. Beard currently has a Superior Court appearance scheduled for November 29. The charges listed for that court date are felony assault by strangulation, along with misdemeanor counts of assault on a female and resisting a public officer.
Following Monday’s arrest, Beard was incarcerated in the Alexander County Detention Center under $150,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (November 4). No court date was listed for the contempt charge.[Story courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]