County Police Assist in Capturing Fugitive
On Thursday, 1/24/19, the Gaston County Police Department assisted the Bessemer City Police Department and the United States Marshals Service in capturing Akhenaten Alison. Alison was wanted by the Marshals’ for Robbery, Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony, Burglary, and Domestic Assault out of Nebraska. A tip from the community led police to an apartment complex in Bessemer City where Alison was taken into custody. Alison also faces charges in Gaston County for Resisting Arrest and three counts of Assault on a Government Official related to his arrest.