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Antonio Montrellus Benjamin Darden
courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Conover Man Charged with I.D. Theft & Financial Card Theft

36-year-old Antonio Montrellus Benjamin Darden of Goshawk Lane in Conover has been arrested by Probation & Parole Officers in Catawba County on two counts each of identity theft and financial card theft, as well as two felony probation violations. Darden is on probation as he serves a 30-month suspended sentence following a February 2023 felony conviction in Catawba County on multiple counts of financial card fraud. He had been listed as an absconder from probation.

Darden was jailed today (January 30) in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $75,000. Superior Court appearances were scheduled for February 5 & 22 in Newton.