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Alex Lee Lineberger
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Hickory Man Jailed On Drug Charges

21-year-old Alex Lee Lineberger of 5th Street NE in Hickory was arrested Saturday (August 6) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana. In addition, Lineberger is charged with misdmeanor counts of simple possession of schedule II controlled substance, no operators license, and speeding. He’s also charged with failure to stop for a steady red light, and failure to appear on felony marijuana and cocaine counts. Lineberger was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $8,500 bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (August 9). District Court dates are scheduled for August 24 and August 29.