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Royce Lee Cox
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Hickory Police Arrest Man On Meth, Animal Cruelty Charges

55-year-old Royce Lee Cox, whose address was not listed, was arrested Saturday (July 30) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, cruelty to animals, and driving while license revoked. Cox was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $4,000 bond. District Court appearances were scheduled today (August 1) and August 8.