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William Thompkins
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Hickory Man Charged With Felony Drug Offenses

49-year-old William Thompkins of 7th Avenue SW in Hickory was arrested Sunday (May 5) by authorities in Catawba County. He was charged with felony possession of schedule I controlled substance. According to the North Carolina Judicial Branch website, Thompkins was previously charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor resisting a public officer.

Following Sunday’s arrest, Thompkins was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $1,000 bond. District Court dates are scheduled for May 28 and May 30.