26-year-old Abigail Hope Farmer of 14th Avenue S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police late last Thursday night (December 30) for felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine) and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. She was also served with a warrant for possession of a schedule I controlled substance. That warrant was issued on December 13, 2021 in Caldwell County.
Farmer was taken into custody without incident just before midnight Thursday at a used car dealership on Highway 70 S.W. in Hickory. She was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $15,000, secured. Farmer is no longer listed as an inmate in Catawba County. A District Court appearance was scheduled yesterday (January 3) with her next appearance coming up on January 24, both in Newton. A Superior Court date in Lenoir was set for February 28.