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Steven Wayne Patton
courtesy of Caldwell Co. Sheriff's Office

Lenoir Man Arrested for Possession of A Firearm by A Felon

31-year-old Steven Wayne Patton of Bee Mountain Road in Lenoir was arrested Monday (November 21) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He was charged with one count probation violation and one count possession of a firearm by a felon. Patton was on probation as a result of a conviction in May 2021 in Caldwell County for felony possession of a firearm by a felon. He remains in jail as of Tuesday morning with a $45,000 secured bond. A District Court date has been scheduled for November 23 and Superior Court for December 5.