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Hickory Man Jailed On Felony Meth Charge
Joshua Aaron Gibbs
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Hickory Man Jailed on Felony Meth Charge

39-year-old Joshua Aaron Gibbs of 17th Street N.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early Sunday morning (June 13) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance.

He was arrested after Officers responded to a civil disturbance at an apartment on 17th Street N.W. During the incident, Police reportedly found 0.5 grams of methamphetamine.

Gibbs was taken into custody without incident at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday and placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $2,500 secured bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled yesterday (June 14) in Newton with his next court date coming up on July 1.

Gibbs has previously been arrested this year on February 12 by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office for larceny of a motor vehicle and possession of a stolen motor vehicle; on April 7 by Hickory Police for robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a deadly weapon, and larceny; and on April 27 by the Sheriff’s Office for common law robbery and conspiracy.