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Jorge Antonio Garcia
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Hickory Man Jailed On Drug Charges

28-year-old Jorge Antonio Garcia of RH Road in Hickory was arrested Saturday (April 20) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of methamphetamine along with a misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Garcia is a felon as a result of multiple convictions, dating back to 2018 in Catawba and Burke Counties. The most recent case was resolved in 2021, when Garcia was convicted of felony counts of possession of schedule I and II controlled substance in Catawba County. Following Saturday’s arrest, Garcia was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $20,000 bond as he awaited a Monday (April 22) District Court date.