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Dustin Lee Fortenberry
courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Hickory Man Charged with Possession of Meth; Probation Violations

29-year-old Dustin Lee Fortenberry of 1st Avenue S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers today (December 1) for possession of methamphetamine. He was also charged with two felony probation violations. Fortenberry is on probation following a conviction in April of last year in Catawba County on two counts of felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance. He had been listed as an absconder from probation.

Fortenberry has been confined in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $20,000 bond. An appearance in Superior Court is coming up Monday (December 4) in Newton.