37-year-old Dana Dewayne Mitchem of Stony Point was arrested Monday (January 12) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. He was charged in Alexander County with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Mitchem is also charged in Catawba County with felony attempted breaking and entering to a building and misdemeanor larceny. He’s charged in Iredell County with felony probation violation out of county.
According to reports out of Alexander County, Mitchem has been arrested at least 13 times by that county’s Sheriff’s Office since 2010. He has been also been charged multiple times by Taylorsville Police and by agencies in Caldwell, Catawba, and Iredell Counties.
Currently, Mitchem has 21 upcoming District and Superior Court dates in Alexander County scheduled on July 19, July 26, August 2. He was scheduled to appear in District Court in Catawba County today (July 14). A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for Mitchem in Iredell County on September 7. He has two Superior Court dates listed for July 19 in Caldwell County. Mitchem was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center Monday under $35,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today.[Story courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]