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Hickory Teen Faces Felony Assault Charges
Ricky Adam Hoover
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Hickory Teen Faces Felony Assault Charges

19-year-old Ricky Adam Hoover of 10th Avenue S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early Sunday morning (November 15) on one felony count each of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and discharging a firearm into occupied property. Hoover was taken into custody without incident at about 4:10 a.m. Sunday at his residence. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $50,000, secured. He has since been released. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled yesterday (November 16) in Newton.