29-year-old Eric Shannon West of 8th Avenue SE in Hickory was arrested Friday (October 22) on charges filed by three agencies. Long View Police charged him with possession of heroin. The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office filed counts of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia against West. A parole violation charge was lodged by Probation & Parole.
West was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $4,000 bond. District Court appearances were scheduled today (October 25) and Thursday (October 28).