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Hickory Man Arrested On Drug, Firearms, Assault Charges
Rico Jerome Gore

Hickory Man Arrested on Drug, Firearms, Assault Charges

36-year-old Rico Jerome Gore of 2nd Street S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police just before two o’clock yesterday afternoon (September 28) on one felony count each of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, possession of a firearm by a felon, and possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver a schedule II controlled substance.

He was arrested in connection to an incident on September 27 when Hickory Police responded to a residence on 2nd Street S.E. in Hickory. Upon arrival, Officers found 9mm shell casings in the residence. Gore was taken into custody without incident yesterday at a residence on 11th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory.

The suspect was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $35,000 secured bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.