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Mark Edward Hinson
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Conover Man Arrested In Burke County Facing Charges In Multiple Area Jurisdictions

27-year-old Mark Edward Hinson of 4th Street SW in Conover was arrested last Friday (January 13) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged in Catawba County with multiple offenses including three felony counts of break or enter a motor vehicle, two felony counts apiece of habitual larceny and larceny of a motor vehicle and single felony counts of larceny by removing anti-inventory device, attempted larceny, and larceny.

Hinson is charged in Alexander County with two counts of felony probation violation out of county. In Caldwell County, he’s charged with two felony counts of habitual larceny. Hinson is charged in Iredell County with felony counts of larceny of a motor vehicle, larceny of a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

The suspect is on probation as a result of convictions in Catawba and Lincoln Counties in 2022. In January Hinson was convicted in Lincoln County of felony larceny of a motor vehicle and in February he was convicted in Catawba County of an unspecified felony offense. He received probation and a 30 month suspended sentence.

Hinson was arrested at 3:30 p.m. Friday by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He was taken into custody at an address on Highway 70 East in Hildebran. Following the arrest, Hinson was incarcerated in the Burke County Jail under $145,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (January 17). Multiple upcoming court dates are scheduled in all of the counties mentioned, a District Court date was scheduled today in Catawba County.