38-year-old Daniel Ernest Lawing of Robinhood Drive in Morganton was arrested by Hickory Police early last Wednesday morning (November 10) for felony possession of heroin. Lawing was taken into custody without incident at 1:55 a.m. on the tenth at a restaurant on Highway 70 S.E. in Hickory. He was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $4,000, secured. He has since been released. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled last Wednesday in Newton with his next court date coming up on December 10.