40-year-old Jarvis Ledon McCullough of Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard SE in Hickory was arrested Monday (July 26) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers, as previously reported on WHKY. He’s charged with trafficking, opium or heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce. He’s also charged on an outstanding probation violation warrant.
Last Friday (July 23), Investigators with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted a search of a local motel room. The search was conducted after consent was granted by an occupant. During that search Investigators found and seized approximately 35 grams of heroin/fentanyl, four grams of marijuana and $3,236 in U.S. Currency.
McCullough, an occupant of that motel room was arrested and charged. He was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $22,000 total secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (July 27).