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Desiree Blake Icard
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Drug Charges Lodged Against Hickory Woman

28-year-old Desiree Blake Icard of Hilferty Road in Hickory was arrested last Thursday (April 18) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine) and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Icard is charged on a warrant dated April 4. The alleged crime was committed at a Hildebran convenience store on October 20, 2023. She was taken into custody shortly before 1 a.m. last Thursday at an address on Old N.C. 10 in Hildebran. Icard was brought to the Burke County Jail under $5,000 secured bond. A Superior Court date is scheduled for June 3.