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Joshua Adam Yelton
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Hickory Man Charged With Multiple Counts Of Assault

33-year-old Joshua Adam Yelton of 6th Avenue in Hickory was arrested Thursday (November 23) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony assault by strangulation along with misdemeanor counts of assault on a female and assault on a child under 12. Yelton was confined in the Catawba County Detention Facility under no bond. A District Court date is scheduled Monday (November 27).