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Edward Denario Funches
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Hickory Man Remains in Jail Following Firearms Arrest

42-year-old Edward Denario Funches of 14th Avenue N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police this past Sunday (December 17) on felony counts of larceny of a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm. The warrants for his arrest were issued in October of this year.

Funches was taken into custody without incident at 9:30 p.m. Sunday at his residence. He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $12,000, secured. Funches remained in jail as of this morning (December 22). A first appearance in District Court was scheduled yesterday in Newton with a Superior Court date coming up on January 8.