34-year-old Joseph Fuller Anderson of Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard S.E. in Hickory was served a true bill of indictment by Hickory Police at about 11:15 Sunday morning (April 25) on two felony counts of burning personal property and one felony count of possession of a schedule I controlled substance. He also faces one misdemeanor count of second-degree trespassing. The charges stem from a November 2020 case.
Anderson was taken into custody Sunday at a big-box store on Highway 70 S.E. in Hickory. He was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $2,500 secured bond. Anderson was scheduled to appear in Superior Court Monday (April 26) in Newton with another Superior Court date scheduled today (April 28).