47-year-old Christopher Allan Bumgarner of 8th Avenue Drive SW in Hickory was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged on bills of indictment with possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of methamphetamine. In addition, Bumgarner is charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and failure to appear on a count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Bumgarner was confined in the Catawba County Detention Facility this morning (March 23) under $24,200 bond. District Court appearances are scheduled for March 28 and April 4, a Superior Court date is set for April 11.