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Yer T. Chang
courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Hickory Man Jailed on Felony Cocaine Charge

26-year-old Yer T. Chang of Kool Park Road N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police Saturday (January 27) on an outstanding felony warrant for possession of cocaine. The warrant was issued on January 16.

He was taken into custody without incident at about 1:20 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard S.E. and Highland Avenue S.E. in Hickory. Chang was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $3,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of this afternoon (February 1). A first appearance in Superior Court was scheduled this past Monday (January 29) with another court date coming up on March 4 in Newton. Chang was also scheduled to appear in District Court today on a misdemeanor count of injury to personal property.