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

Lenoir Man Jailed for Felony Probation Violation

31-year-old Steven Wayne Patton of Bee Mountain Road in Lenoir was arrested by Probation & Parole Officers in Caldwell County yesterday (May 22) for a felony probation violation. Patton is on probation following a May 2021 conviction in Caldwell County on two felony counts of possession of a firearm by a felon.

Following his arrest, Patton was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center with bond set at $20,000, secured. He remained in jail as of this morning. Patton is currently scheduled to appear in Superior Court on a felony count of possession of a firearm by a felon and misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting a public officer. He has also been charged as an habitual felon.