38-year-old Justin Robert Whisnant of J V Parker Road in Hickory was arrested Tuesday (August 18) on charges filed by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office and Probation and Parole. He’s charged by the Sheriff’s Office with felony failure to register as a sex offender. Probation and Parole charged Whisnant with felony probation violation. Whisnant was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $20,000 bond. District Court dates were scheduled today (August 19) and August 24.