50-year-old Randy Eugene Chapman, who is listed as a homeless person from Hickory, was arrested by Hickory Police early this morning (August 19) on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court for a felony probation violation. Chapman is on probation as he serves an 18-month suspended sentence following an May 2020 conviction in Rutherford County for felony obtaining property through the use of false coins or tokens and possession of a schedule II controlled substance.
Chapman was taken into custody without incident at about 12:44 a.m. today at a business address on Springs Road N.E. He was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $2,000, secured. An appearance in District Court is coming up on October 13 in Newton.