40-year-old James Kelly Lynch of Section House Road in Hickory was arrested Wednesday (March 10) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, Lynch is charged on a bill of indictment with felony possession of methamphetamine. He’s also charged with failure to appear on a count of simple possession of schedule VI controlled substance.
Lynch was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $71,000 bond. A Superior Court appearance was scheduled today (March 11) and a District Court date is March 22.