38-year-old Lorenda Ann-Marie Malava, who is listed as a homeless person from Hickory, was arrested by Hickory Police at about 4:20 last Wednesday afternoon (April 28) for felony and misdemeanor probation violations. The felony warrant was issued on February 23 and the misdemeanor warrants on April 5. Malava is on probation as she serves a 24-month suspended sentence following a December 2020 conviction in Catawba County for felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance.
Malava was taken into custody without incident Wednesday at a gas station on 1st Avenue S.W. in Hickory. She was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $10,000, secured. An appearance in Superior Court was scheduled today in Newton.