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Melissa Ann Abernathy
courtesy of Caldwell Co. Sheriff's Office

Lenoir Woman Charged with Probation Violation

38-year-old Melissa Ann Abernathy of Pony Court in Lenoir was arrested Friday (January 5) by Probation and Parole Officers. She was charged with one felony probation violation and jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $20,000 secured bond. Abernathy remained in jail as of this morning with no court appearances listed. She was on probation as a result of convictions in Caldwell County in December 2023 for felony possession of a firearm by a felon. Abernathy received probation and a 36-month suspended sentence.