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Hickory Man Jailed For Failure To Appear On Meth Charge
Dustin Lee Fortenberry
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Hickory Man Jailed for Failure to Appear on Meth Charge

27-year-old Dustin Lee Fortenberry of 1st Avenue S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police last Friday evening (March 18) for felony failure to appear. He reportedly failed to appear in court on a felony count of possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting a public officer. The warrant for his arrest was issued on February 7.

Fortenberry was taken into custody without incident at about 6:50 p.m. Friday at a coffee shop on Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard S.E. in Hickory. He was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $25,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of this afternoon. An appearance in Superior Court was scheduled for April 18 in Newton.