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Avery Wayne Mathis
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Hickory Man Arrested for Habitual Larceny & I.D. Theft

57-year-old Avery Wayne Mathis of 9th Avenue Drive N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police last early last Thursday (January 4) on felony counts of habitual larceny and identity theft. The warrants for his arrest were issued on December 6, 2023.

Mathis was taken into custody without incident at about 1:15 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of 7th Avenue S.E. and 8th Avenue S.E., near Kiwanis Park. He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility without bond. He has since been released. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled last Thursday with his next court date coming up on January 25. Mathis has another District Court appearance set for March 20 on a number of additional B&E and larceny charges.