61-year-old Barbara Ann Hooper of B&D Avenue in Morganton was arrested by Hickory Police last Thursday (August 26) for felony habitual larceny. Hooper was taken into custody without incident at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday at a clothing store on Catawba Valley Boulevard S.E. in Hickory. She was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $5,000, secured. She has since been released. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled last Friday in Newton. No additional court dates are currently listed.