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Lincoln County Man Charged By Hickory PD With Kidnapping, Strangulation
James Kevin Leonhardt
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Lincoln County Man Charged By Hickory PD With Kidnapping, Strangulation

42-year-old James Kevin Leonhardt of Liberty Street in Lincolnton was arrested today (June 30) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with first-degree kidnapping, assault by strangulation, felony possession of cocaine and resisting a public officer. Leonhardt was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $104,000 bond. District Court appearances were scheduled today (June 30) and July 19.