34-year-old James Allen Jones of Spring Street in Granite Falls was arrested by Caldwell Co. Sheriff’s Officers yesterday (August 4) for felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was also charged with four counts of failure to appear in court on charges of assault on a female, resisting a public officer, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, simple possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, and possession of marijuana up to half an ounce. Following his arrest, Jones was jailed in the Caldwell Co. Detention Center under a $40,000 secured bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Lenoir.