39-year-old Derek Alan Joines of Quailwood Drive in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police Monday night (October 18) for a felony out-of-county probation violation. The warrant for his arrest was issued on September 23 of this year. Joines is on probation as he serves a suspended sentence following a February 2019 felony conviction in Alexander County for possession of a schedule II controlled substance.
Joines was taken into custody without incident at about 10:30 p.m. Monday at an arcade on 16th Street N.E. in Hickory. He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $5,000, secured. He remained in jail as of this morning (October 20). An appearance in Superior Court dates was scheduled for November 18 in Newton.