40-year-old Robert William Romska of 29th Avenue Drive N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police last Friday (September 24) on felony and misdemeanor counts of failure to appear. He reportedly failed to appear in court on felony counts of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, and possession of heroin, along with misdemeanor counts of driving while license revoked and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Romska was taken into custody without incident just after 11 a.m. Friday at a fast-food restaurant on Springs Road N.E. in Hickory. He was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $501,000, secured. An appearance in District Court was scheduled for October 29 with a Superior Court date coming up on November 15, both in Newton.