38-year-old Travis Brandon Ford of North Anderson Street in Morganton was arrested by Hickory Police at about 9:20 Sunday night (September 6) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine) and one misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana up to half-an-ounce. Ford was taken into custody without incident at an auto dealership on Highway 70 S.E. in Hickory. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $1,000 secured bond. He has since been released. Ford was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court today (September 8) in Newton.