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L-R: Ashley Marie Hardee and Kaleb Scott Smith
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Claremont Residents Jailed On Meth Trafficking Charges

39-year-old Ashley Marie Hardee and 20-year-old Kaleb Scott Smith, both of the same Hewitt Road, Claremont address, were arrested Thursday (June 23) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re each charged with felony counts of traffick in methamphetamine and possession of marijuana along with a count of maintain a vehicle, dwelling, or place for a controlled substance. Both suspects were confined in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $100,000 bond apiece. They were scheduled to appear in District Court today (June 24).