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Robert Joseph Walton
courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Conover Man Charged With Drug Trafficking Offenses

30-year-old Robert Joseph Walton of Lee Cline Road in Conover was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with two counts apiece of trafficking in methamphetamine, trafficking, opium or heroin, and possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule II controlled substance. Walton is also charged with single counts of maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place for controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Walton was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility this morning (January 18) under $185,000 bond. A District Court date was scheduled today.