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Tara Nicole Wood
Courtesy of Caldwell County Sheriff's Office

Lenoir Woman Jailed On Charges Of Fleeing From Police, Violating Probation

32-year-old Tara Nicole Wood of Winhurst Street SE in Lenoir was arrested Monday (August 1) by Granite Falls Police Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle and probation violation. Wood is on probation as a result of a September, 2021 conviction in Catawba County for felony possession of schedule II controlled substance. She received a 24 month suspended sentence following that conviction.

Wood was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $35,000 secured bond. She remained in jail as of earlier today (August 2). A District Court date was scheduled Monday, a Superior Court appearance is scheduled for August 22.