40-year-old Roger Junior Ussery of 220 14th Avenue S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early Tuesday morning (December 29) on a felony warrant as a fugitive awaiting extradition to another state. Ussery is wanted in Columbia County, Georgia (near Augusta) on a larceny charge.
He was taken into custody without incident at about 1 a.m. Tuesday at a residential address on 14th Street N.E. in Hickory. According to H.P.D.’s arrest report, Ussery initially refused to be photographed or fingerprinted. He was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $75,000, secured. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.