23-year-old Dominick Joseph Desimone of Moss Drive in Newton was arrested by Hickory Police early this morning on one felony count each of possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a vehicle, dwelling or place for a controlled substance, as well as one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.
He was taken into custody without incident at about 3:20 a.m. at the Quality Suites hotel on 13th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory. Desimone was reportedly found with more than two pounds of marijuana in his possession.
Desimone has been confined in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $12,800 secured bond. He will appear in Catawba Co. District Court on July 25.