47-year-old Lorie Lea Ball of Grant Road in Hudson has been arrested by Hickory Police on a felony warrant as a fugitive awaiting extradition to another state. Ball is wanted by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office in Appling, Georgia for a felony probation violation. She has a previous conviction in Georgia for shoplifting.
Ball was jailed this morning (September 22) in the Catawba County Detention Facility where she is being held without bond. She was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court today in Newton.