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Hickory Man Arrested On Felony Meth Charge
Wa Xiong
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Hickory Man Arrested on Felony Meth Charge

31-year-old Wa Xiong of 27th Avenue Drive N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police shortly before ten o’clock Saturday night (July 3) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was arrested after Officers conducted a traffic stop at a business address on 16th Street N.E. in Hickory. During the stop, Police reportedly found 3.01 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Xiong was taken into custody without incident. He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $5,000 secured bond. He has since been released. An appearance in court was scheduled Tuesday (July 6). No additional court dates on the meth charge are currently listed, though Xiong does have a District Court date on a misdemeanor larceny charge coming up on August 11 in Newton.