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Derik Eugene Lackey
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Hickory Man Faces Felony Drug Charges

37-year-old Derik Eugene Lackey of 8th Avenue Drive S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police Sunday morning (September 11) on one felony count each of possession of schedule II and III controlled substances, along with two misdemeanor counts of second-degree trespassing. The schedule II controlled substance is methamphetamine.

Lackey was taken into custody without incident at about 7:30 a.m. Sunday at business address on Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard S.E. in Hickory. He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $10,000 secured bond. Lackey remained in jail as of this afternoon (September 16). He was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court was this past Monday (September 12) in Newton with another court date coming up on October 3.