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Johnathan Benjamin Penley
Courtesy of Caldwell County Sheriff's Office

Caldwell County Man Charged With Drug Offense, Violating Probation

33-year-old Johnathan Benjamin Penley of Greenwood Terrace in Lenoir was arrested Monday (August 29) by Probation and Parole Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance and probation violation. Penley is on probation as a result of a conviction in Caldwell County in July, 2021 for felony possession with intent to sell schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor resisting an officer. He received a 24 month suspended sentence.

Penley was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $35,000 secured bond. A District Court date is set for September 19.