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Mt. Airy Man Arrested In Catawba County On Fugitive Warrant From Virginia
Joel Andrew Stewart
courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Mt. Airy Man Arrested in Catawba County on Fugitive Warrant from Virginia

44-year-old Joel Andrew Stewart of Mount Airy, North Carolina was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers yesterday (March 17) on a felony warrant as a fugitive awaiting extradition to another state. He was also charged with failure to appear in a Surry County courtroom on one count of misdemeanor larceny. Stewart is wanted by the Sheriff’s Office in Patrick County, Virginia for failure to appear on a larceny charge.

Stewart was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $9,900, secured. He remained in jail as of this afternoon. Stewart was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court today in Newton.