43-year-old Dawn Diane Paz of C.S.I. Farm Road in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police Monday afternoon (October 4) on felony counts of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver a schedule II controlled substance, along with a misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana up to half an ounce. She was also served with outstanding warrants for felony possession of a stolen firearm and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Those warrants were issued in November of last year in Caldwell County.
Paz was taken into custody without incident just after 1 p.m. Monday at the I-40 East off-ramp near 33rd Street S.W. in Hickory. She was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $16,000, secured. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled yesterday (October 5) in Newton with a court date in Lenoir coming up next Monday (October 11).