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Scott Lee Benfield
courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Hickory Man Charged with Marijuana Possession

41-year-old Scott Lee Benfield of Kool Park Road in Hickory was arrested today (December 27) by Newton Police Officers. He was charged with felony counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana up to half an ounce. In addition, he was charged with failing to appear on a domestic violence order violation and jailed under $10,500 secured bond. District Court dates were scheduled for January 8 and January 24, 2024.