57-year-old Robert Daniel Shelton of 20th Street SW in Hickory was arrested Wednesday (June 9) by Hickory Police Officers. The charge filed against him is sex offender unlawfully on premises. Shelton is on the North Carolina sex offender registry as a result of a 1996 conviction in Daviess County, Kentucky for second-degree rape, second-degree sodomy, and first-degree sexual abuse. Following Wednesday’s arrest, Shelton was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $2,500 bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (June 10).