34-year-old Brandon Andrew Perry of Pete Brittain Road in Morganton was arrested by Hickory Police early this morning (October 6) on felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses and possession of a schedule II controlled substance, along with one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Perry was taken into custody without incident at about 2:15 a.m. today at a grocery store on Highway 70 S.W. in Hickory. He was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under an $11,000 secured bond. He has since been released. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.