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Brooks William Atkins
courtesy of Caldwell County Sheriff's Office

Lenoir Man Charged With Kidnapping, Strangulation

34-year-old Brooks William Atkins of NW Abington Road in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (August 31) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of first-degree kidnapping, assault by strangulation, and assault on a female. Atkins is also charged with misdemeanor parole violation.

Atkins was on parole as a result of a conviction in Caldwell County in January, 2019 on felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, possession of a firearm by a felon, and assault on an officer with physical injury. Atkins was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under no bond. He made a first appearance in court today (September 1). The next District Court date is set for September 22.