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Michael Dwayne Jenkins
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Homeless Hickory Man Jailed on Multiple Larceny & Forgery Charges

56-year-old Michael Dwayne Jenkins, who is listed as a homeless person from Hickory, was arrested by Hickory Police early Tuesday morning (April 4) on three felony counts each of habitual larceny, uttering a forged instrument, and obtaining property by false pretenses. He was also charged three times as an habitual felon.

In addition, Jenkins was charged with a felony parole violation. He is on parole following a 2012 conviction in Guilford County for robbery with a dangerous weapon. Jenkins was sentenced to 13 years and seven months. He was paroled in July of last year.

Jenkins was taken into custody at about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday at a residence on South Center Street, near Brookford. He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $60,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of this morning (April 6). Jenkins was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court Tuesday in Newton with his next court date set for April 25.