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Phalen Devon Izard
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Hickory Man Faces Felony Firearms Charge

40-year-old Phalen Devon Izard of 5th Street S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police Tuesday night (April 11) on one felony count of possession of a firearm by a felon and one misdemeanor count of discharging a firearm in the city limits. He was also served with an outstanding misdemeanor warrant from May of last year.

Izard was taken into custody without incident at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday at the Sunny Valley apartment complex on 3rd Avenue S.E. in Hickory. He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $12,000, secured. He has since been released. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled yesterday (April 12) in Newton. Izard also has Catawba County court dates on May 3 & 31 on misdemeanor counts of assault on a female and assault by pointing a gun.