38-year-old Jacob Andrew Byrd of 4th Street S.W. in Hickory has been arrested by Hickory Police for breaking & entering and larceny after breaking & entering. He was also charged with multiple counts of failure to appear. Byrd allegedly failed to appear in court on charges of possession of heroin (two counts), possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place for a controlled substance.
Byrd was jailed Friday (August 27) in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $20,000. A District Court appearance on the B&E and larceny charges was scheduled today (August 30) in Newton. Byrd will also appear in District Court on September 13 and in Superior Court on November 1 on the failure to appear charges.