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Ronald Piper Vicente
Courtesy of Hickory Police Department

Heroin Seized, Claremont Man Arrested By Hickory PD

37-year-old Ronald Piper Vicente of Cindi Lane in Claremont was arrested Tuesday (June 28) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule I controlled substance (heroin) and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Vicente was arrested without incident shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday at an address on 9th Avenue NW at Highway 321 NW in Hickory. The arrest report says police seized one gram of heroin during the arrest. Bond for Vicente was set at $15,000 unsecured. He is not listed as an inmate in Catawba County. A District Court date was scheduled Wednesday (June 29).