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Jammy Lee Carswell
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Hickory Man Arrested By Maiden PD On String Of Charges

39-year-old Jammy Lee Carswell of Hickory was arrested Tuesday (October 18) by Maiden Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of schedule II controlled substance, and simple possession of schedule II controlled substance. In addition, Carswell is charged with two counts apiece of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and felony probation violation, along with single counts of break or enter a motor vehicle, larceny of a motor vehicle, assault with a deadly weapon, breaking or entering, and reckless driving to endanger along with three counts of failure to appear.

Carswell allegedly failed to appear in court on counts of uttering a forged endorsement, felony probation violation, and possession of a stolen motor vehicle. He is on probation as a result of a conviction in March, 2022 in Catawba County for felony possession of stolen goods. He received a 30 month suspended sentence. Following Tuesday’s arrest, Carswell was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $40,000 bond. District and Superior Court dates were scheduled Tuesday. An additional Superior Court appearance is scheduled for October 24.