37-year-old John Garland Reid, Jr. of Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (June 23) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance. He was also served with an outstanding warrant for misdemeanor larceny. As Officers served the misdemeanor warrant, they allegedly found 0.2 grams of crack cocaine on Reid’s person.
Reid was taken into custody without incident at a re-sale store on L-R Boulevard. He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $2,500, secured. He has since been released. A first appearance in District Court is coming up Monday (June 28) in Newton.