42-year-old Johnny Oscar Hawkins, Jr. of Hayes Place in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (October 6) by Granite Falls Police Officers. He’s charged in Catawba County with six counts of felony habitual larceny and three counts of felony obtaining property by false pretense. In addition, Hawkins is charged in Caldwell County with failure to appear on two counts of misdemeanor larceny and one count of possession of stolen goods. He’s also charged with parole violation.
Hawkins was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under no bond on the parole violation charge and $89,000 secured bond on the other counts. A District Court appearance was scheduled today in Catawba County, he’s scheduled to appear in District Court in Caldwell November 3 and November 19.