35-year-old Nickolas Shawn Wright of Georgetown Road in Lincolnton was arrested by Hickory Police at about 9:20 Saturday night (January 23) on a pair of outstanding warrants. He was wanted for two felony out-of-county probation violations. Both probation violations are from Lincoln County. Wright is serving a 24-month suspended sentence following a February 2020 conviction on felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of a schedule I controlled substance. He’s serving another 24-month suspended sentence following a June 2019 conviction for possession of a schedule II controlled substance.
Wright was taken into custody without incident at a hotel on Clark Drive in Lincolnton. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $25,000 secured bond. An appearance in District Court was scheduled yesterday (January 25) in Newton.