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Billy Ray Keller
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Morganton Man Arrested in Hickory on Felony Larceny Charge

31-year-old Billy Ray Keller of Smith Road in Morganton was arrested by Hickory Police Monday (January 8) on one felony count of larceny. Keller was taken into custody without incident at about 11:40 a.m. Monday at a big-box store on Catawba Valley Boulevard S.E. in Hickory. He was taken to the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $2,000, secured. He has since been released. Keller was scheduled to make first appearance in District Court Tuesday (January 9) in Newton with another appearance coming up on January 30.