35-year-old Stephen Wayne Peyatt of 9th Avenue N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early this morning (October 22) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine). He was also charged with assault on a female and injury to personal property.
Peyatt was taken into custody at 12:07 a.m. today at a business address on Springs Road N.E. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $3,400 secured bond. An appearance in District Court was set for October 26 in Newton.