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Hickory Man Faces Felony Drug Charges In Connection To April 2020 Incident
Robert William Romska
2018 file photo courtesy of Alexander Co. Sheriff's Office

Hickory Man Faces Felony Drug Charges in Connection to April 2020 Incident

38-year-old Robert William Romska of Redwood Court in Hickory was served a true bill of indictment by Hickory Police at about 11:45 Monday morning (January 4) on felony counts of possession of a schedule I controlled substance and possession of a schedule II controlled substance, as well as one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Events leading to his arrest began in April 2020 when an employee at an auto dealership on Highway 70 East in Hickory saw possible controlled substances in a vehicle and contacted Hickory Police. Officers found 6.11 grams of methamphetamine and 0.48 grams of heroin. The warrants for Romska’s arrest were issued in November 2020.

Romska was taken into custody without incident at the Hickory Police Department. No bond information was listed and he is not currently listed as an inmate in Catawba County. He was scheduled to make an appearance in a Newton courtroom yesterday (January 5) with a Superior Court date coming up on January 19.