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Multiple Felony Charges Lodged Against Granite Falls Man
Austin Lee Barnette
Courtesy of Caldwell County Sheriff's Office

Multiple Felony Charges Lodged Against Granite Falls Man

26-year-old Austin Lee Barnette of McCall Town Road in Granite Falls was arrested Tuesday (October 27) by authorities in Catawba County on charges filed in Caldwell County. Barnette is charged with two felony counts of financial card theft along with single felony counts of possession of stolen property, obtaining property by false pretense, breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, and larceny after breaking and entering. Barnette was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under an $8,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (October 29).