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Hickory Man Charged With Firearm Offense
Antonio Markel Hewitt: Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Hickory Man Charged With Firearm Offense

30-year-old Antonio Markel Hewitt of 12th Street SW in Hickory was arrested Saturday (September 12) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon along with two misdemeanor counts of communicating threats and one misdemeanor count of carrying a concealed gun. Hewitt is also charged with failure to appear on a count of assault on a government official or employee.

Following the arrest, Hewitt was detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $20,000 bond. District Court appearances were scheduled today (September 14), October 5, and November 16.