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Israel Jonathan Wise
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Conover Man Charged With Fleeing From Police

27-year-old Israel Jonathan Wise of Puett Park Drive in Conover was arrested Wednesday (November 30) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle and possession of methamphetamine. Wise is also charged with two misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, single misdemeanor counts of injury to personal property and injury to real property, and traffic offenses. He’s also charged by Probation & Parole Officers with probation violation. Wise is on probation as a result of a conviction in August, 2022, for felony larceny of a motor vehicle. He received probation and a 30 month suspended sentence.

Wise was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $62,500 bond. A District Court date was scheduled Thursday (December 1). A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for next Monday (December 5).