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Ashton Markese Mayfield
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Hudson Man Arrested in Hickory on Felony Drug Charges

31-year-old Ashton Markese Mayfield of Ogborn Lane in Hudson was arrested by Hickory Police last Saturday night (April 8) on one felony count each of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine, along with misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting a public officer.

Mayfield was taken into custody without incident at about 11:15 p.m. Saturday at the Valley Creek apartment complex on 7th Avenue S.W. in Hickory. He was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $5,000 secured bond. He has since been released. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled this past Monday (April 10) in Newton with his next court date coming up on April 25.