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Catawba County Sheriff Requests Public’s Help in Finding Missing Man

The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing person. He is 29-year-old Anthony John Jaworsky, who was last seen by his family in the Conover area on July 13. Mr. Jaworsky has connections in…

Stony Point Man Killed in July 16 Crash

41-year-old Robert Scott Chapman of Stony Point was killed in a collision in Alexander County on Friday, July 16. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene at about 10:30 a.m. on the 16th. A 2005 Hyundai…

Hudson Man Charged With Meth Possession, Failure To Appear

53-year-old Mark Allen Wise of Hudson was arrested Monday (July 26) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor failure to appear for nonsupport. Wise was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under…

Hickory Man Charged With Burglary, Malicious Conduct

27-year-old Damon Maurice Surratt of 1st Street SE in Hickory was arrested today (July 27) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with first-degree burglary, malicious conduct by prisoner, two counts apiece of injury to real property and communicating threats, and…

Man Charged With Scam Using Facebook

25-year-old Harry Michael Fahy of Albemarle, N.C. was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony obtaining property by false pretense. On September 26, 2020, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a report in reference to an online…

Drug And Assault Charges Lodged Against Granite Falls Man

31-year-old Ethan Avery Creaseman of Baton Church Road in Granite Falls was arrested Monday (July 26) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor assault on a female. Creaseman was jailed in the Caldwell…

Hickory Man Charged With Break-in, Theft

59-year-old Barry Clayton Stevens of NW 21st Avenue in Hickory was arrested Saturday (July 24) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering. Stevens was incarcerated in the Catawba…

Lenoir Man Charged With Felony Drug Offense

29-year-old Christopher Glenn Miller of Charlotte Lane in Lenoir was arrested last Friday (July 23) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Miller was released on $10,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled…

Hickory Woman Charged With Meth Possession

40-year-old Amanda Sprinkle Brooks, who is listed as a homeless person from Hickory, was arrested Monday (July 26) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor larceny, resisting a public officer, and failure…

Morganton Residents Arrested On Sex Offense Charges, Jailed Under $250K Bond

19-year-old Clint Holden Lane and 18-year-old Dancy Aireanna Issable Porter, both of the same South Drive, Morganton, address, were arrested Saturday (July 24) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re each charged with felony counts of statutory sex offense with a…

More Information released In Connection To Arrest Of Hickory Man In Trafficking Case

40-year-old Jarvis Ledon McCullough of Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard SE in Hickory was arrested Monday (July 26) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers, as previously reported on WHKY. He’s charged with trafficking, opium or heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana…

Five Suspects Arrested In Connection To Theft Of More Than $200K In Property

21-year-old James Steven Tyler Ginsburg of Lewisville and 19-year-old Cameron Michael Smith of Union Grove were arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. Ginsburg is charged with three felony counts of larceny of a motor vehicle, two felony counts apiece of…

Drexel Woman Arrested in Hickory for Failure to Return Rental Vehicle

30-year-old Sabrina Lynn Weaver of North Main Street in Drexel was arrested by Hickory Police at about 5:25 p.m. last Thursday (July 22) for felony failure to return hired property. Events leading to Weaver’s arrest began on July 9 when…

Taylorsville Man Arrested in Hickory on Warrants from Iredell County

31-year-old Anthony Lee Fox of Dover Church Road in Taylorsville was arrested by Hickory Police last Thursday afternoon (July 22) on felony and misdemeanor counts of failure to appear. He allegedly failed to appear in court on charges of felony…

Connelly Springs Man Arrested on Felony Drug Warrant

46-year-old Richard Robert Paul Pack Pack of Icard Dairy Barn Road in Connelly Springs was arrested by Hickory Police early Friday morning (July 23) on several outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants. He was wanted for felony possession of a schedule…

Hickory Man Arrested on Outstanding Felony Meth Warrant

57-year-old Jimmy Dwayne Wilson of 27th Avenue N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police last Wednesday afternoon on several outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants. He was wanted for felony possession of methamphetamine, second-degree trespassing, and possession of drug paraphernalia.…

Hickory Man Charged With Heroin Trafficking

40-year-old Jarvis Ledon McCullough of Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard SE in Hickory was arrested today (July 26) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with trafficking, opium or heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce. McCullough…

Hickory Man Jailed on Multiple Counts of Failure to Appear

36-year-old Tony Dontae Oates of 4th Street Place S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police late last Wednesday night (July 21) on multiple felony and misdemeanor counts of failure to appear. He allegedly failed to appear in court on…

Robbery Charge Filed Against Hickory Man

36-year-old Stephen Wayne Peyatt of Catawba Valley Boulevard in Hickory was arrested Sunday (July 25) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony robbery with a dangerous weapon. Peyatt was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $20,000 bond.…

Hickory Man Charged With Habitual Larceny

26-year-old Mark Edward Hinson of Meadowbrook Lane in Hickory was arrested Sunday (July 25) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony habitual larceny. Hinson was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $5,000 bond. A District Court…

Lenoir Man Charged With Stolen Vehicle Offense

54-year-old Ralph Douglas Beavers of Hibriten Drive in Lenoir was arrested Saturday (July 24) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Beavers was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $1,500…

Lenoir Woman Arrested On Felony Drug Charge

23-year-old Samantha Ann Brewer of Littlejohn Church Road in Lenoir was arrested Friday (July 23) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Brewer was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured…

Newton Woman Charged With Meth Possession

31-year-old Laura Anne O’Connor of Willow Creek Drive in Newton was arrested Friday (July 23) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and impede traffic by slow speed. O’Connor was jailed in the…

Hickory Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

A fatal shooting over the weekend in Hickory is under investigation. On Friday (July 23) at approximately 9:50 p.m., Hickory Police Officers responded to Argyle Place Apartments at 2830 16th Street Northeast after receiving a 911 call from a bystander…

Lenoir Man Charged With Strangulation

26-year-old Briang Enrique Garcia of SW Walt Arney Road in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (July 22) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony assault by strangulation. Garcia was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured…

Lenoir Man Charged With Stolen Vehicle Offense

40-year-old Christopher Hagan Rea of SW Kenham Place in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (July 22) by Granite Falls Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Rea was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under…

Road To Be Closed In Iredell County Starting Monday

N.C. Department of Transportation contractors will close a portion of an Iredell County road for four months starting next week. Starting next Monday (July 26), Jennings Road will be closed between Tomlin Mill Road and Raider Road while crews begin…

Exodus Homes to Receive Grant from Lowe’s Home Improvement

Exodus Homes has been selected to receive funding from Lowe’s Home Improvement as part of Lowe’s “100 Hometowns” program. Exodus Homes is a faith-based United Way agency providing supportive housing programs for homeless recovering people. The organization will use the…

Hudson Man Charged With Fleeing From Police

34-year-old Timothy Lee Andrews of Ester Lane in Hudson was arrested Thursday (July 22) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of speeding to elude arrest and probation violation along with a misdemeanor count of simple assault.…

Caldwell County Residents Arrested By Hickory Police On Firearm Charges

46-year-old Michael James Ward of Old North Road in Lenoir and 48-year-old John Lee Winters of Looper Road in Granite Falls were arrested today (July 23) by Hickory Police Officers. They’re both charged with possession of a firearm by a…

Conover Man Charged With Fleeing From Police, Failure To Appear On Heroin Counts

25-year-old Tyler David Swink of Rifle Range Road in Conover was arrested Thursday (July 22) by the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. He’s charged with flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle, and failure to appear on two counts…

Hickory Man Charged With Weapon, Drug Offenses

44-year-old Shah Dion Harrison of 17th Avenue NE in Hickory was arrested Thursday (July 22) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with two felony counts of possession of a firearm by a felon, along with single felony counts of possession…

Man Charged With 18 Sex Offense Counts

29-year-old Timothy Clayton Campbell of Abbey Dale Road in Harmony was arrested Wednesday (July 21) by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with 18 felony counts of statutory sex offense with a child by an adult. A report was filed…

Gas Line Severed In Hudson, Portion Of U.S. 321 Closed

A Piedmont Natural Gas main gas line has been severed at 3255 Hickory Blvd. (Smokey Mountain Furniture) in Hudson. Nearby residents were asked to shelter in place and limit time outdoors. Residents should be cognizant of new onset of headache,…

More Information Released In Connection To Arrests Of Taylorsville, Stony Point Residents On Trafficking Charges

30-year old Samantha Marie Vono of Pop Davis Road in Taylorsville and 32-year old Anthony James Miller of Meadow Creek Loop in Stony Point were arrested Monday (July 19) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re both charged with trafficking in…

Taylorsville Man Gets Long Prison Sentence in Sex Offense Case

42-year-old Shawn Beau Croteau of Taylorsville has been sentenced in connection to a July 2020 sex offense case. He was sentenced by an Alexander County Superior Court Judge to serve a minimum of 75 years to a maximum of 105…

Valdese Man Charged With Attempted Burglary

38-year-old Matthew David Crane of Ridge Street in Valdese was arrested Tuesday (July 20) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of attempted first-degree burglary and attempt to break or enter a building. Crane was brought to…

Hudson Woman Charged With Stolen Vehicle Offense

38-year-old Tausha Lenia Nichols of Hanks Mobile Home Park Drive in Hudson was arrested Wednesday (July 21) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle and misdemeanor failure to appear. Nichols was brought…

Man Arrested On Felony Drug Charges Following Search Of Home

36-year-old Dominic Antwan Diggs of Garfield Street in Statesville was arrested Tuesday (July 20) by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession with intent to sell or distribute schedule IV controlled substance and maintaining a dwelling…

Lenoir Man Pleads Guilty To Meth Trafficking, Receives 6-8 Year Sentence

32-year-old Joathan Sherwood Watson of Lenoir, will serve a prison sentence of six to eight years following his conviction for trafficking methamphetamine by transport and possession, and fleeing to elude arrest with a motor vehicle. The Honorable Daniel A. Kuehnert,…

Taylorsville Woman Arrested in Hickory on Multiple Drug Charges

31-year-old Betty Anjelique Brooks of Highway 90 East in Taylorsville was arrested by Hickory Police at about 10:45 Sunday morning (July 18) for felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. She was also…

Hickory Man Arrested on Felony Warrant from Burke

34-year-old Jarrod Donte Fuller of 8th Avenue Court S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 9:50 Monday night (July 19) on a warrant from Burke County for a felony probation violation. Fuller is on probation following a…

Lenoir Residents Arrested On Stolen Vehicle, Theft Charges

31-year-old Justin Drew Coffey of Barcose Street and 38-year-old Jamie Dwight Coffey of Prospect Street, both from Lenoir, were arrested Tuesday (July 20) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re each charged with felony counts of larceny and possession of a…

Hickory Man Charged With Arson

37-year-old Patrick Bernard Stuckey of 15th Street Drive NE in Hickory was arrested today (July 21) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with first-degree arson and three counts of failure to appear on one count of assault & battery and…

Identity Theft Arrest Reported By Lincoln County Authorities

24-year-old Raekwon Deshawn Long of Charlotte was arrested Monday (July 19) by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with seven felony counts of identity theft. According to a report filed on July 7, 2021, the victim told deputies the fraudulent…

Fire Causes Heavy Damage To Building In Hickory

An apartment building sustained significant damage in a Tuesday night (July 20) fire. Shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday, Hickory firefighters were dispatched to the area of 1154 15th Street Drive NE. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a fire coming from the…

Woman Jailed On Burke County Drug Charge

21-year-old Leeann Nichole Saulman was arrested Tuesday (July 20) by authorities in Burke County. She’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine). Saulman was placed in jail in Morganton under $10,000 secured bond. A Superior Court date…

Lenoir Man Charged With Counterfeit Controlled Substance Offenses

29-year-old Adam Christopher Daly of NE Carolina Drive in Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (July 20) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of creating counterfeit controlled substance and sell or deliver counterfeit controlled substance along with a misdemeanor…

Woman Arrested On Vehicle Theft Charge

48-year-old Sabrina Suzanne Starnes was arrested Monday (July 19) by authorities in Burke County. She’s charged with felony larceny of a motor vehicle. Starnes was arrested shortly after 10:30 p.m. at an address on East Fleming Drive in Morganton. She’s…

Man Jailed In Burke County On Charge Of Theft From Vehicle

20-year-old Bradley Stephen Wright was arrested Monday (July 19) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony larceny from a motor vehicle. Wright was arrested at 1:40 p.m. Monday and placed in jail in Morganton under $15,000 secured bond.…

Woman Arrested By Morganton Authorities On Felony Drug Charge

30-year-old Meghann Meckenzie Bollinger was arrested Tuesday (July 20) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance. Bollinger was arrested just before 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and placed in jail in Morganton under $6,000…

Stony Point Man Charged With Motor Vehicle Theft

33-year-old Cory Elijah Moretz of Circle Loop Road in Stony Point was arrested Monday (July 19) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony larceny of a motor vehicle and misdemeanor probation violation. Moretz was jailed in the Catawba…

Claremont Man Charged With Felony Drug Offense

27-year-old Bradley Paul Hasson of Jinny Lane in Claremont was arrested Monday (July 19) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance and driving while impaired. Hasson was jailed in the Catawba County…

Suspect In Robbery At Morganton Quality Inn Apprehended In GA

34-year-old Cordarrel Chris Anderson of Zephyrhills, Florida, is charged by the Morganton Department of Public Safety with robbery with a dangerous weapon. The charge is in connection to a robbery at Quality Inn on South Sterling Street in Morganton, previously…

Three Suspects Charged With Theft Of Firearms From Home

35-year-old Melissa Jane Cherry-Pastula and 18-year-old Preston Chase Lowery, both of Lincolnton, and 19-year-old Justin Ryan Shoemake of Conover, were arrested Friday (July 16) by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re each charged with four felony counts apiece of larceny of…

Hickory Woman Arrested on Felony Meth Charge

40-year-old Monica Cavender Wheeler of Waterloo Street in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police last Wednesday (July 14) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance. She was arrested after Police stopped a 2007 Toyota Avalon…

Tennessee Woman Arrested in Hickory on Warrants from Randolph County

38-year-old Lacey Lecole Sexton of Elizabethton, Tennessee was arrested by Hickory Police last Wednesday (July 14) on one felony count of failure to appear and two misdemeanor counts of failure to appear. She is wanted on warrants issued in January…

Hickory Woman Jailed for Obtaining Property by False Pretenses

49-year-old Karen Michelle Dennis of 10th Avenue N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police last Thursday (July 15) on one felony count of obtaining property by false pretenses. She was arrested after Police responded to a big-box store on…

Taylorsville, Stony Point Residents Charged With Meth Trafficking

30-year old Samantha Marie Vono of Pop Davis Road in Taylorsville and 32-year old Anthony James Miller of Meadow Creek Loop in Stony Point were arrested Monday (July 19) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re both charged with trafficking in…

Four Lenoir Residents Arrested On Drug Charges

24-year-old Sadie Dezerea Watson and 49-year-old Johnny Jay Watson, Jr., both of Collettsville Road, 24-year-old Dalton Lee Storie of Barcose Street, and 37-year-old Ronni Shenell Coffey of Rattlesnake Lane, all from Lenoir, were arrested Friday (July 16) by Caldwell County…

Alexander County Commissioner Dies in Crash in Ohio

Dr. Jeffrey Peal, a current member of the Alexander County Board of Commissioners, has died as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile collision at about 1:30 yesterday afternoon (July 19). Dr. Peal, who was 57, died while traveling…

Denver, N.C. Man Among Three Suspects Charged With Felony Drug Offenses In Lincoln, Catawba, & Iredell Counties

35-year-old Steven Earl Abernethy of Timber Ridge Trail in Denver, N.C., was arrested Friday (July 16) on charges filed by multiple area law enforcement agencies. In Lincoln County, Abernethy is charged with felony counts of trafficking methamphetamine by possession and…

Convenience Store Robbery Under Investigation

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a “Snatch and Grab” robbery at the QuikTrip Convenience Store at 7259 N.C. 73 Highway in Denver. Deputies were dispatched to the business at approximately 2:00 a.m. Sunday (July 17) after the clerk on…

Employees Of Business Charged With Theft Of Items, Jailed On Felony Counts

53-year-old Thomas Edward Mounts and 40-year-old Stephanie Elaine Mounts, both of the same Troutman Shoals Road address in Statesville, were arrested last week by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. Both suspects are charged with five counts felony counts apiece of breaking…

Catawba County Man Pleads Guilty To Murdering Wife, Son, Receives Lengthy Prison Term

A 64-year-old Catawba man received a minimum 40-year prison sentence following his conviction for two counts of second-degree murder during Catawba County Superior Court on Monday (July 19). Warren Lee Raymond. Sr. was given an active prison term of 40…

Statesville Man Arrested on Charges in Iredell & Catawba Counties

51-year-old Steven Britt Spell of Camden Road in Statesville was arrested by Hickory Police on July 10 on outstanding warrants out of Iredell County that were issued in March of this year. Spell was charged in Iredell with possession of…

Morganton Man Charged With Theft Of Auto Parts

30-year-old Caleb Scott Mcneil of Playmore Beach Road in Morganton was arrested Sunday (July 18) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony larceny of auto parts. Mcneil was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under $25,000 secured…

Hickory Woman Charged With Heroin Trafficking

30-year-old Angel Elizabeth Gibbs of Finger Bridge Road in Hickory was arrested last Thursday (July 15) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with trafficking in opium or heroin, maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place to keep controlled substance, possession…

Interstate 40 Lane In Catawba County To Close Temporarily

North Carolina Department of Transportation crews will temporarily close a lane of Interstate 40 East in Catawba County for emergency road work starting tomorrow morning (July 20). One lane of the interstate will be closed near Exit 121 at 9…

Claremont Man Jailed for Fleeing to Elude Arrest & Failure to Appear

46-year-old Tony Ray Shatley of Herman Road in Claremont was arrested by Hickory Police last Thursday (July 15) on a number of outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants. He was also charged with two counts of fleeing to elude arrest with…

Granite Falls Man Charged With Meth Possession

27-year-old Bradley Evan Laney of Wike Road in Granite Falls was arrested Saturday (July 17) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with two felony counts of possession of methamphetamine. Laney was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under…

Granite Falls Woman Charged With Credit Card Crimes

52-year-old Carmin Michelle Calloway of Ken Dar Lane in Granite Falls was arrested Saturday (July 17) by Hudson Police Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of credit card theft, credit card fraud, and possession of methamphetamine along with misdemeanor counts…

Morganton Man Charged With Break-in Offenses In Caldwell County

47-year-old Mitchell Todd Bowman of South Sterling Street in Morganton was arrested Sunday (July 18) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, possession of stolen property and injury…

Missing Man Sought By Authorities

Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing western Lincoln County man. Friday (July 16) at approximately 4:30 p.m. deputies were dispatched to an address on North Brook Number Three School Road in Vale…

Robbery At Morganton Quality Inn Under Investigation

The robbery of a Morganton lodging establishment is under investigation. At approximately 1:20 a.m. Sunday (July 18), Morganton Public Safety Officers were dispatched to the Quality Inn Hotel on South Sterling Street. According to the clerk, an unknown male entered…

Police Seeking Suspect In Shooting, Asking For Public’s Help

A shooting is under investigation and police were asking for the public’s assistance in finding one of the suspects involved. One of the individuals authorities believe took part in the crime has been taken into custody. On June 2, 2021,…

Homeless Hickory Man Jailed for Failure to Appear; More

60-year-old Gary Lynn Johnson, who is listed as a homeless person from Hickory, was arrested by Hickory Police on July 8 on multiple felony counts of failure to appear. He reportedly failed to appear in court for felony possession of…

Body Found in Lincoln County Identified

The body found on Tuesday, July 13 in Lincoln County has been identified. The deceased is 37-year-old William Buster McCarter of Lincolnton. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers are investigating his death as a homicide. The investigation began when a suspicious vehicle…

Newton Woman Arrested in Hickory on Trafficking Charge

43-year-old Kimberly Paige Bolen of Timberland Hills Drive in Newton was arrested by Hickory Police one week ago (July 9) for felony trafficking in heroin or opium and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Bolen was arrested as Officers conducted a…

Claremont Man Charged With Weapon Offense, Assault On Officer

31-year-old Luis Enrique Rivera of Village East Drive in Claremont was arrested Thursday (July 15) by Conover Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, assault on a law enforcement official, resisting a public officer, possession…

Downtown Morganton Traffic To Be Affected By Lane Closures Next Week

Crews will be closing lanes of traffic in downtown Morganton next Tuesday (July 20) to ensure the safety of workers who are performing construction work on the Courthouse Square. Crews will close both lanes of traffic in the 100 block…

Nags Head Woman Arrested in Caldwell County on Felony Meth Charge

18-year-old Reagan Michaline Sheffield of Nags Head, N.C. was arrested by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers yesterday (July 15) for felony possession of methamphetamine. Following her arrest, Sheffield was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.…

Hickory Man Arrested in Caldwell County on Felony Drug Charge

36-year-old William Cornelius Gibbs, Jr. of Tico Road in Hickory was arrested by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers yesterday (July 15) for felony maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for a controlled substance. Following his arrest, Gibbs was taken to the Caldwell…

Man Arrested On String Of Felony Charges For Allegedly Passing Bad Checks

57-year-old Freddie Wayne Dellinger of South Highway 16 Business in Stanley was arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers. According to information released Thursday (July 15) he was charged with seven felony counts of obtaining property by false pretense. According to…

Man Threatens to Harm Himself on Fast Food Restaurant Roof; Taken into Custody by Police

A man was taken into custody after spending more than two hours on the roof of a fast-food restaurant in Hudson. At approximately 7:15 p.m. Thursday (July 15) Hudson Police Officers responded to Bojangles on Hickory Boulevard (U.S. 321) to…

Lenoir Man Arrested On Catawba County Sex Charges

29-year-old Johnathan Roy Braswell of Sheely Road in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (July 15) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of first-degree statutory rape, sex act by a substitute parent or custodian, indecent liberties with a…

Sixth Suspect Arrested In Connection To Murder Of Child

Another suspect has been arrested in connection to the murder of a child. On Thursday (July 15), 18-year-old Donnell Tiaijan Ellison of Statesville was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of murder, discharging a weapon…

Missing Hickory Man Found Safe

A Silver Alert for 46-year-old Rodney Earl Macon has been canceled. According to Hickory Police, Mr. Macon is safe. He was found when he showed up today (July 15) at the Hickory Soup Kitchen. The Silver Alert had been issued…

Two Arrested on Fugitive Warrants from Tennessee

40-year-old Courtney Nicole Williams and 32-year-old James Allen Buckingham, who each list different addresses in Elizabethton, Tennessee, have both been arrested by Hickory Police on fugitive warrants issued by the Carter County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee. Buckingham also faces charges…

Officer Shot in Leg Responding to Domestic Dispute in Granite Falls; Suspect Arrested

29-year-old Christopher Owen Payne has been arrested by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Deputies on one count each of assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm and felony child abuse, plus three counts of possession of a firearm by a…

Hiddenite Man Arrested For Allegedly Missing Court Dates

36-year-old Anthony Lee Cline of Hiddenite was arrested Wednesday (July 14) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with two counts of failure to appear. Cline allegedly failed to appear in court on felony counts of breaking and entering and…

Taylorsville Man Charged With Felony Drug Offense In Catawba County

27-year-old Jacob Mark Gwaltney of Bryce Lane in Taylorsville was arrested Wednesday (July 14) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule I controlled substance, driving while impaired, possession of an open container or consuming alcohol in…

Newton Woman Charged With String Of Drug Offenses

62-year-old Sonya Christina Coker of Sandhurst Drive in Newton was arrested Wednesday (July 14) by Newton Police Officers. She’s charged with two counts of trafficking, opium or heroin, four counts of  maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place to keep controlled…

Suspects In January Murder In Hickory Make First Court Appearances In Arizona

The two suspects charged in the case involving the murder of a woman in January at a Hickory business remained in jail in Arizona and had their first appearances in court Wednesday (July 14). 50-year-old Tangela Louise Parker and 61-year-old…

Arches To Be Installed On Pedestrian Bridge, Portion Of N.C. 127 To Be Closed In Hickory

The second set of wooden arches for Hickory’s City Walk pedestrian bridge are scheduled to be installed this weekend. The work will require the closing of N.C. 127 between First Avenue SE and First Avenue NE from 3 a.m. Saturday,…

Gastonia Man Faces Multiple Child Sex Offense Charges in Lincoln County

37-year-old Edgar Jonathan Hernandez Sanchez of North Poplar Street in Gastonia has been arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers on charges of statutory sex offense, two counts of indecent liberties with a child, and one count each of sexual activity…

Crouse Man Charged with Sex Offenses

35-year-old Matthew Windham Braswell of Old N.C. Highway 150 in Crouse has been arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers on one count each of crimes against nature and second-degree forcible sexual offense. The assault reportedly occurred on May 29 at…

Lincoln County Officers Investigating after Body Found in Woods

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a secluded wooded area off Smith Farm Road in Lincolnton. At about 7:40 last night (July 13), Deputies were dispatched to Smith Farm Road…

Lenoir Woman Charged With Stolen Vehicle Offense

32-year-old Christy Lynn Rodriguez of Walt Arney Road in Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (July 13) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Rodriguez was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Facility under…

Hickory Woman Charged With String Of Drug Offenses

41-year-old Angela Deneice James of 14th Avenue Drive SW in Hickory was arrested today (July 14) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver meth, felony possession of cocaine,…

Taylorsville Man Jailed on Fugitive Warrant from Ohio

48-year-old Marcus Franklin Lamoreaux of Liberty Lane in Taylorsville was arrested by Claremont Police yesterday (July 13) on a felony warrant as a fugitive awaiting extradition to another state. Lamoreaux is wanted by authorities in Marietta, Ohio in Washington County…

Man Arrested In Alexander County Faces Numerous Charges, Has Several Court Dates In Multiple Counties

37-year-old Dana Dewayne Mitchem of Stony Point was arrested Monday (January 12) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. He was charged in Alexander County with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Mitchem is also charged in Catawba County with felony…

Statesville Man Arrested on Vehicle Theft Charges from Iredell & Davie Counties

26-year-old Mickey Wayne Roseman, Jr. of the Hickory Highway in Statesville has been arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers on charges of felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle and misdemeanor possession of stolen property. Events leading to his arrest…

More Details On Arrest Of Couple Wanted In Connection To January Murder

Two suspects wanted in connection to a fatal shooting at a Hickory business in January were apprehended six months to the day of the crime. Tuesday (July 13) U.S. Marshals arrested 50-year-old Tangela Louise Parker and 61-year-old Eric Carroll Parker,…

Man Wanted On Internet Sex Charges In Florida Arrested In Alexander County

37-year-old Michael Dean Hawley was arrested Tuesday (July 13) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. He was charged on a fugitive warrant from the state of Florida. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Hawley is wanted there for 15 counts related to…

Newton Man Charged With Cocaine Trafficking

34-year-old Victor Daniel Morocho-Rodriguez of East 11th Street in Newton was arrested Tuesday (July 13) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with trafficking in cocaine, maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place for controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Morocho-Rodriguez…

Claremont Man Charged With Weapon Offenses

63-year-old Larry Wayne Clark of Circle Ranch Road in Claremont was arrested by Claremont Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and carrying a concealed weapon. Clark was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility…

Parkers Captured in Arizona

Earlier this afternoon (July 13), the United States Marshal Service located and arrested Tangela L. Parker and Eric C. Parker in Phoenix, Arizona after receiving tips concerning their location. No further information has been released. The two were wanted in…

Man Charged in Connection to Hit & Run Collision

35-year-old Domenick Daniel Tagliavia of Catawba has been charged with felony hit & run, reckless driving, and improper passing. The charges are in connection to a hit & run collision on Friday, July 9. At about 8:10 Friday morning, the…

Man Charged With Multiple Offenses Following Reported Chase, Crash

27-year-old Michael Thomas Morrison of Charlotte was arrested Saturday (July 10) by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony flee to elude arrest along with misdemeanor resist, obstruct, and delay a public officer, driving left of center, failure to…

Veterans Organization to Hold Virtual Hiring Event in August

HKY4Vets is holding a virtual hiring event on August 26 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. The event is designed to help Catawba County businesses meet their talent requirements by leveraging the veteran community while providing opportunities for those businesses…

Burke County Man Arrested In Alexander County On Catawba County Charges

37-year old Jerry Dean Absher of Miller Bridge Road in Connelly Springs was arrested Saturday (July 10) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers on charges from Catawba County. He’s charged with failure to appear on felony counts of breaking and entering…

Morganton Man Charged with Indecent Liberties

32-year-old Van Martin Edwards of Manley Clark Road in Morganton was arrested by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers on July 2 for felony indecent liberties with a child. Events leading to his arrest began on July 1 when the Sheriff’s Office…

Newton Woman Charged With Drug Trafficking

43-year-old Kimberly Ann Paige of Constance Drive in Newton was arrested Saturday (July 10) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with felony trafficking, opium or heroin and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Paige was confined in the Catawba County Detention…

Hickory Woman Charged With Meth Possession

47-year-old Cynthia Louise Harris, who is listed as a homeless person from Hickory, was arrested Monday (July 12) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine along with misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and second-degree…

Search For Suspects In Murder Of Hickory Woman Reaches Six Month Mark

Today marks six months since a woman was shot to death at a Hickory business, and the suspects are still being sought by authorities. The Hickory Police Department along with other area law enforcement agencies continue the investigation. A national…

Taylorsville Man Arrested in Connection to Shooting Near Courthouse in Lenoir

48-year-old Chad James Emke of Linneys Mountain Road in Taylorsville was arrested by authorities in Caldwell County today (July 12) on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and child endangerment. He was…

Conover Man Charged with Misdemeanor & Felony Failure to Appear

22-year-old Jason Daniel Sanchez Hopper of Opal Creek Drive in Conover was arrested by Hickory Police at shortly before nine o’clock last Thursday morning (July 8) on felony and misdemeanor counts of failure to appear. He reportedly failed to appear…

Homes Destroyed By Fire In Alexander County

Two Alexander County homes were destroyed by fire in a span of four days. On Saturday (July 10), the Bethlehem, Wittenburg, and Ellendale Fire Departments responded at approximately 4 p.m. to a mobile home fire on Lail Lane in the…

One Person Injured in Shooting at Caldwell County Courthouse

Lenoir Police have confirmed that there was a shooting at the Caldwell County Courthouse on Main Street N.W. in Lenoir at about 11 o’clock this morning (July 12). A man was reportedly shot in the middle of the road, several…

Newton Woman Arrested in Hickory for Failure to Appear on Meth Charge

29-year-old Jasmine Marie Andrews of Rover Street in Newton was arrested by Hickory Police at about 5 p.m. last Tuesday (July 6) on felony and misdemeanor counts of failure to appear. She reportedly failed to appear in court on charges…

Man Arrested in Connection to July 4 Shooting Dies in Jail

At approximately 2:10 this morning (July 12), during regular checks at the Burke County Jail, 55-year-old Keith Wayne Sumlin was found in his cell with a faint pulse. Detention Officers called E.M.S. and began C.P.R. E.M.S. personnel arrived at the…

Hickory Man Charged With Heroin, Meth Offenses

47-year-old Samuel Bryant Underwood of 6th Street Court SE in Hickory was arrested today (July 12) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of heroin, maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place to keep controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine, and…

Newton Man Charged With Meth Possession, Assault

53-year-old Richard Benford Phillips, who is listed as a homeless person from Newton, was arrested today (July 12) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and assault on a female. Phillips was initially…

Funds Available For Alexander County Farmers To Address Pollution Issues

The Alexander Soil & Water Conservation District has received funds to address water quality issues through the North Carolina Agriculture Cost Share Program for the 2021-2022 program year. These program dollars are allocated from the state to address non-point source…

Hudson Woman Charged With Stolen Vehicle Offense

38-year-old Tausha Lenia Nichols of Hanks Mobile Home Park Drive in Hudson was arrested Saturday (July 10) by Granite Falls Police Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Nichols was released on $10,000 secured bond. A…

Caldwell County Man Charged With Fleeing From Police, Meth Possession

35-year-old Brian Keith Greene of Windsong Circle in Hudson was arrested Friday (July 9) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle and possession of methamphetamine. Greene is also charged…

Fire Destroys Home In Morganton

A fire late last week destroyed a home in Morganton. According to information released Friday (July 9) by Morganton Public Safety, Thursday (July 8) at 10:48 a.m., Public Safety firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire at 619 Hopewell Road.…

Maiden Resident Charged In Connection To Friday Shooting In Newton

19-year-old Christopher Chase Hubbard of Union Street in Maiden was arrested Friday (July 9) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and possession of methamphetamine. He’s also charged…

Arrests Made In Child’s Murder

18-year-old Nasir Cor’lee Turner of Mooresville, 19-year-old Sayqwon Khalil Miller of Statesville, and three juveniles were arrested Friday (July 9) and Saturday (July 10) by Statesville Police Officers. Turner and Miller are each charged with murder, assault with a deadly…

Multiple Individuals Arrested On Drug Charges After License Tag Reader Spots Suspect Vehicle

21-year-old Nathan Michael Wagner of Rock Hill, South Carolina, 20-year-old Breanna Leigh Hughes of Fort Lawn, South Carolina, 42-year-old Timothy Mason Alexander and 46-year-old Pamela Logan Franklin, both of Cornelius, North Carolina, were all arrested Thursday (July 8) by Alexander…

Claremont Man Arrested in Hickory on Multiple Alexander County Warrants

38-year-old Jeffrey Allen Bortz of Rest Home Road in Claremont was arrested by Hickory Police early Wednesday morning (July 7) on outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants. He was wanted for possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of a schedule VI controlled…

Guilty Verdict In Sex Offense Case Results In Prison Sentence

A Lincoln County Superior Court jury found a Lincolnton man guilty in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in 2019. 56-year-old Johnny Ray Izard, Sr. was found guilty of second-degree forcible sex offense and crime against nature and received…

Hickory Man Charged With Stolen Vehicle, Drug Offenses

27-year-old Bradley O’Neil Caldwell, Jr. of 14th Street SW in Hickory was arrested Thursday (July 8) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and possession of methamphetamine along with a misdemeanor…

Hudson Man Charged With Vehicle Break-in

35-year-old Michael Steven Ellis of Erin Place in Hudson was arrested Thursday (July 8) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of breaking and entering to a motor vehicle and larceny. Ellis was brought to the Caldwell…

Lenoir Man Charged With Firearm Offense

27-year-old Latif Thomas Banner of Dulatown Road in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (July 8) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon. Banner was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under…

Felony Drug Charge Lodged Against Woman Arrested In Burke County

36-year-old Callie Ruth Sloan was arrested Wednesday (July 7) by authorities in Burke County. She’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance. Sloan was arrested at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at an address on N.C. 181 in Morganton.…

Hudson Man Arrested On Sex Offense Charge

58-year-old Sylvester Gutierrez, Jr. of Raintree Drive in Hudson was arrested Thursday (July 8) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony statutory sex offense with a child by an adult. Gutierrez was brought to the Caldwell County Detention…

Man Arrested In Burke County For Drug Possession, Resisting Officer

30-year-old Brian Jeremy Corpening was arrested Thursday (July 8) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance along with misdemeanor counts of resist, delay, or obstruct a public officer and driving while impaired.…

Woman Arrested In Burke County On Felony Charge From Watauga County

48-year-old Jaime Leann Potter was arrested Thursday (July 8) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers on an out-of-county charge. She’s charged in Watauga County with felony possession of schedule VI controlled substance. Potter was arrested at approximately 10 a.m. at an…

Charlotte Man Arrested On Catawba County Vehicle Theft Charge

44-year-old Donald Keith Sexton of Charlotte was arrested Thursday (July 8) by authorities in Catawba County. He’s charged with felony counts of larceny of a motor vehicle and parole violation. Sexton was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under…

Burke County Officials Warn Of Scam Tax Letter

Some citizens have reported receiving a suspicious letter in the mail that alleges it originated from the Burke County Tax Office. This fraudulent letter claims that a notice has been issued against a citizen because of a lien filing due…

Hickory Man Arrested on Felony Meth Charge

31-year-old Wa Xiong of 27th Avenue Drive N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police shortly before ten o’clock Saturday night (July 3) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of…

Conover Man Arrested in Hickory on Multiple Outstanding Warrants

47-year-old Randy Allen Lail of Spencer Road N.E. in Conover was arrested by Hickory Police shortly before noon last Friday (July 2) on outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants. He was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of…

Vehicle Theft Charge Filed Against Man By Burke Sheriff’s Office

37-year-old Joshua David Adams was arrested Wednesday (July 7) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony larceny of a motor vehicle along with misdemeanor counts of failure to appear and probation violation. Adams was arrested at approximately 8…

Suspect Arrested On Stolen Vehicle Charge

29-year-old Bradley Michael Swink was arrested Wednesday (July 7) by authorities in Burke County. He’s charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Swink was arrested just after 4 p.m. Wednesday and placed in jail in Morganton under $10,000…

Taylorsville Store Clerk Charged with Selling Alcohol to Underage Person

33-year-old Elizabeth Bushatz of Taylorsville has been charged with selling malt beverages to an underage person. Bushatz, a Taylorsville convenience store clerk, was charged following a vehicle crash involving an underage person. On Tuesday, June 22, the North Carolina State…

Lenoir Man Arrested On Drug Possession Charge

38-year-old Alvin William Ingram of Abington Road in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (July 7) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Ingram was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under $10,000 secured bond. A District…

Lenoir Man Charged With Firearm Offense

32-year-old James Wesley Bare of Hartland Road in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (July 7) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. he’s charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon and misdemeanor communicating threats. Bare was brought to the Caldwell…

Lenoir Woman Charged With Failing To Appear On Felony Drug Counts

35-year-old Alexus Gabriel Blake of Three Way Lane in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (July 7) by Lenoir Police Officers. She’s charged with failure to appear on felony counts of trafficking opium or heroin, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or…

Catawba County Resident Among Suspects On Iredell County Most Wanted List

41-year-old Kelli Ann Lyons is still being sought by authorities in Iredell County. She’s charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule III controlled substance. The last known address for Lyons was 4027 Reid Circle in Sherrills…

Runaway Teen Found By Authorities

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has located a runaway teen and he has been returned home. Operating on a tip, 15-year-old Christopher Gage Johnson was found at a relative’s home in Gaston County on Monday (July 5). He was reported…

Murder Of Hickory Woman In Drive By Shooting Remains Under Investigation

A suspect is still being sought in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred in Hickory in mid-May. The Hickory Police Department is continuing the investigation into the shooting that took the life of 27-year-old India Kynar “Semaj” Rice on…

Silver Alert Issued for Missing Hickory Man

Hickory Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing endangered man. He is 45-year-old Rodney Earl Macon, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. The N.C. Center for Missing Persons issued…

Hickory Man Charged With String Of Drug Offenses

34-year-old Justin Cory Michaels of Nelson Gates Street in Hickory was arrested today (July 7) by Maiden Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine, possesssion with intent to sell or deliver methaqualone or quaalude, maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or…

Woman Charged By Burke Sheriff’s Office With Felony Drug Count

24-year-old Brandy Leigh McDaniel was arrested today (July 7) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of schedule I controlled substance. McDaniel was arrested just before 11:30 a.m. today and placed in jail in Morganton under $10,000…

Vale Man Charged With Meth Possession

46-year-old Mark Anthony Mullins of Rhoney Farm Road in Vale was arrested Tuesday (July 6) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine. Mullins was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $5,000 bond. A District…

Conover Woman Arrested in Hickory in Connection to March 2019 Robbery

29-year-old Ashleigh Adrieona Young of Indian Springs Drive N.W. in Conover was arrested by Hickory Police at about 10:40 Saturday morning (July 3) on one felony count each of larceny from a person and possession of cocaine, along with one…

Homeless Hickory Woman Jailed for Felony Failure to Appear

40-year-old Elizabeth Kathleen Byrd, who is listed as a homeless person from Hickory, was arrested by Hickory Police last Friday (July 2) on two felony counts of failure to appear. She allegedly failed to appear in court for possession of…

Statutory Rape Charge Filed Against Man Arrested By Authorities In Burke County

34-year-old Edras Abisbi Barrios De Leon was arrested Tuesday (July 6) by authorities in Burke County. He’s charged with felony first-degree statutory rape. The suspect was arrested at 8 p.m. Tuesday and placed in jail in Morganton under $250,000 secured…

Plane Goes Off Runway At Statesville Airport

A plane reportedly went off the runway at the Statesville Regional Airport Tuesday (July 6). The aircraft was arriving from Huntsville, Alabama and was approaching the runway but it appeared to be traveling very quickly, according to an eyewitness. The…

Lenoir Man Arrested For Being No-Show In Court To Answer To Felony Charges

39-year-old Patrick Matthew Vaught of Old North Road in Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (July 6) by authorities in Catawba County on charges from Caldwell County. He’s charged with failure to appear on felony counts of possession of a stolen motor…

Hickory Man Charged With Felony Counterfeit Offense

21-year-old Tristan Raysean Payne of 17th Avenue NE in Hickory was arrested Monday (July 5) by Maiden Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of five or more counterfeit instruments. In addition, Payne is charged with two misdemeanor counts of…

Shootings Remain Under Investigation, Authorities Seeking Information From Witnesses

The shootings last week that claimed the life of one child and injured two others remain under investigation. No arrests had been made in connection to these incidents. The shootings occurred the evening of June 28 in Statesville. According to…

Escaped Burke County Inmate Captured

At approximately 1:50 p.m. today (July 6), Burke County Sheriff’s Officers located 27-year-old Vance Edward Hinson, Jr. in the attic at an address on Jenkins Road in Morganton. He was taken into custody without resistance. He has been charged with…

Homeless Man Arrested in Burke County of Felony Assault Charge

55-year-old Keith Wayne Sumlin, who is listed as a homeless person, has been arrested by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. Events leading to Sumlin’s arrest began at about five…

Lincolnton Man Arrested in Hickory on Warrant for Habitual Larceny

50-year-old Stephen Avery Lawing of Elizabeth Avenue in Lincolnton was arrested by Hickory Police at 6:20 last Wednesday evening (June 30) on an outstanding warrant for felony habitual larceny. The warrant was issued on March 15. Lawing turned himself in…

Sherrills Ford Woman Jailed On Meth, Heroin Charges

25-year-old Halie Brooke Moore of Tallent Court in Sherrills Ford was arrested Sunday (July 4) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of possession of methamphetamine and possession of heroin. Moore was jailed in the Catawba County Detention…

Maiden Man Charged With Meth Possession

32-year-old Aaron Paul Mingus of Bradford Lane in Maiden was arrested Monday (July 5) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor larceny. Mingus was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under $5,500 secured bond.…

Homeless Hickory Man Charged with Habitual Larceny

39-year-old Tommy Lewis Martin, Jr., who is listed as a homeless person from Hickory, was arrested by Hickory Police last Wednesday night (June 30) on one felony count of habitual larceny. He was arrested after Officers responded to a larceny…

Hickory Man Faces Felony Trafficking Charges

40-year-old Jarvis Ledon McCullough of 21st Street S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police last Wednesday (June 30) on one felony count of trafficking heroin or opium and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested…

Taylorsville Police Arrest Suspect On Cocaine Charge

21-year-old German Guadalupe Vaz-Salazar was arrested Sunday (July 4) by Taylorsville Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Salazar was released on $5,000 secured bond. A District Court date is scheduled for…

Felony Larceny Charge Lodged Against Suspect In Caldwell County

36-year-old Ricky Lee Watson of Warrior Road in Lenoir was arrested last Friday (July 2) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony larceny. Watson was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $15,000 secured bond. A…

Lenoir Resident Charged With Heroin Possession

24-year-old Taryn Laraine Long of Penley Court in Lenoir was arrested Sunday (July 4) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. The charge filed against the suspect is felony possession of heroin. Long was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under…

Lenoir Man Charged With Weapon, Drug Offenses

28-year-old Kailan Dijon Audrey of NW Wheeler Street in Lenoir was arrested Sunday (July 4) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possess, sell, or buy a firearm with an altered serial number, possession of heroin,…

Connelly Springs Man Charged With Drug Offenses

29-year-old Neng Vang of Oak Ridge Church Street in Connelly Springs was arrested Sunday (July 4) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of cocaine, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Vang was confined in the…

Boone Woman Arrested By Hickory PD On Drug Charges

28-year-old Angelina Gabrielle Miller of Boone was arrested Sunday (July 4) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. She’s also charged with failure to appear on…

Catawba Man Charged With Felony Drug Offenses

32-year-old Roy Lee Blue of Rollins Drive in Catawba was arrested Sunday (July 4) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with two felony counts of possession of schedule I controlled substance, single felony counts of possession of schedule II…

Man Erroneously Released From Jail, Still At Large

A man was still at-large after he was accidentally released Friday afternoon (July 2) from the Burke County Jail. 27-year-old Vance Edward Hinson, Jr. was mistakenly released according to the Burke County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators were working to determine whether…

Claremont Woman Charged With Burning Property

26-year-old Abbie Katherine Setzer of Saint Vincent Drive in Claremont was arrested Monday (July 5) by Claremont Police Officers. She’s charged with burning personal property. Setzer was incaerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $5,000 bond. A District Court…

Man Charged With Shooting At Two Vehicles, Jailed Under One Million Dollar Bond

24-year-old Joseph James Navarette of Mount Airy was arrested Saturday (July 3) by Boone Police Officers. He’s charged with two felony counts of discharge a weapon into an occupied dwelling or moving vehicle and one felony count of assault with…

Unemployment Rates Increase In Two Hickory Metro Counties

Unemployment rates increased in two Hickory Metro Counties, decreased in one, and remained unchanged in another, according to the latest update. The Unemployment numbers were released Wednesday (June 30) by the North Carolina Department of Commerce Labor & Economic Analysis…

Authorities Still Looking For Runaway Teenager

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office asking for the public’s help in finding a runaway teen. 15-year-old Christopher Gage Johnson was reported missing by his mother on June 24, 2021. He was last seen at the residence on Gaston Webbs Chapel…

Lenoir Man Charged With Felony Theft Offense

30-year-old Xavier Dontay Dula of Frontier Way in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (July 1) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony larceny from the person. Dula was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $3,000 secured…

Lenoir Woman Charged With Heroin Possession

27-year-old Darian Lee Wood of Maywood Street in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (July 2) by Lenoir Police Officers. She’s charged with possession of heroin. Following the arrest, Wood was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center in Lenoir under a…

Stony Point Man Charged In Alexander, Iredell Counties

25-year-old Jared Lee Parks of Stony Point was arrested Wednesday (June 30) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with failure to appear on a count of felony possession of stolen goods. That charge dates back to March of this…

Newton Man Charged With Meth Trafficking

46-year-old William Thomas Thompkins of East 13th Street in Newton was arrested today (July 2) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of schedule II controlled substance, along with misdemeanor counts of…

Caldwell County Man Arrested On Felony Marijuana Charge

28-year-old George Elmer Booker III of Broadway Street in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (July 1) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver marijuana. Booker was brought to the Caldwell County Detention…

Lenoir Man Charged With Meth, Weapon Offenses

32-year-old Xavier Tyrone Horton of Arlington Circle in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (July 1) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of trafficking in methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place to keep controlled substance, and possession of…

Caldwell County Man Jailed In Alexander County, Facing Charges In Two Counties & Another State

38-year old Derek Lee Ritchie of Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (June 30) by authorities in Alexander County. He was wanted for failure to appear on charges of possession of stolen goods and possession of marijuana in Alexander County. Ritchie is…

Further Investigation In Lenoir Multiple Fatality Case Reveals Man Shot Family Members, Himself

According to authorities, an incident in Lenoir in which multiple people were killed is a murder-suicide case. More information was released Thursday afternoon (July 1) in connection to the incident on Laurel Place NW in which four people were killed.…

Conover Man Charged With Drug Offenses

36-year-old Vetter Lee of Farmington Court in Conover was arrested Thursday (July 1) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance and simple possession of schedule II controlled substance. Lee was incarcerated in the…

Most North Carolina Road Projects Suspended For Holiday Weekend

The N.C. Department of Transportation is suspending most road construction projects over July Fourth weekend to help ease highway congestion over the holiday. Where possible, lanes that have been closed for construction on interstates or U.S. or N.C. highways will…

Minimum 13 Year Prison Sentenced Imposed For Maiden Man In Sex Offense Case

A Maiden man has been sentenced to a minimum of 13 years in Prison in connection to a child sexual assault that occurred in April of 2019. 54-year-old Daniel Ray Harris of Donnie Harris Lane in Maiden was sentenced to…

Names Of Four People Found Deceased In Lenoir Home Released, Fire Intentionally Set

The names of the four individuals found deceased in a Lenoir residence have been released by authorities. The bodies of the victims were found Wednesday (June 30) after Lenoir Police Officers and Lenoir firefighters responded to an explosion and fire…

More Details Released In Connection To Arrest Of Man On Kidnapping, Assault Charges

40-year-old Romey Wayne Robertson of April Street in Conover was arrested Wednesday (June 30) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with first-degree kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon. WHKY previously reported on the arrest, more information has been…

Conover Man Arrested On Charges Filed By Two Agencies

37-year-old Richard Todd Lafone of Pony Drive in Conover was arrested Sunday (June 27) on charges filed by the Hickory Police Department and Catawba County Sheriff’s Office. Hickory Police charged him with failure to appear on counts of felony burning…

Asheville Woman Charged By Hickory PD With Habitual Larceny

53-year-old Melissa Dobbs Rogers of Asheville was arrested Wednesday (June 30) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with felony habitual larceny. Rogers was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $9,000 bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled today…

Conover Man Arrested For Being No-Show In Court To Answer To Multiple Charges

47-year-old Darren McGlenn Fox of Rocket Street in Conover was arrested Wednesday (June 30) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with failure to appear on counts of possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while impaired, driving while license…

Boone, West Jefferson Residents Arrested On Caldwell Drug Charges

44-year-old Geoffrey Paul Nelson of Boone and 30-year-old Kayla Danielle Neely of West Jefferson were arrested Wednesday (June 30) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re each charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver methamphetamine and misdemeanor…

Hudson Police Report Drug Arrest

26-year-old Joseph Alexander Poovey of Gabriel Lane in Lenoir was arrested Monday (June 28) by Hudson Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Poovey was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond. A…

Lenoir Man Charged With Meth Possession

32-year-old Justin Thomas Mays of Merriman Street in Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (June 29) by authorities in Burke County on a charge from Caldwell County. He’s charged in Caldwell with felony possession of methamphetamine. Mays was detained in the Caldwell…

Man Charged With Breaking Into Building, Stealing Maintenance Items

44-year-old Albert Morrison, Jr. of 8th Avenue NE in Hickory was arrested last Friday (June 25) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of breaking and entering to a building and larceny after breaking and entering. In addition,…

Hickory Man Arrested For Being No-Show In Court On Felony Charge

49-year-old Michael Joseph Vieira, Jr. of 20th Avenue SW in Hickory was arrested Sunday (June 27) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with failure to appear on a count of felony larceny and misdemeanor possession of schedule VI controlled substance.…

COVID-19 State Of Emergency Ended In Catawba County

Effective 5:00 p.m. Wednesday (June 30), Catawba County Board of Commissioners Chair Randy Isenhower officially ended the countywide State of Emergency which was declared in Catawba County March 18, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision to end…

Conover Man Jailed This Morning On Kidnapping And Assault Charges

40-year-old Romey Wayne Robertson of April Street in Conover was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with first-degree kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon. Robertson was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility this morning (July 1)…

Connelly Springs Man Charged With Soliciting Child By Computer, Indecent Liberties

30-year-old Cody Allen Lowman of Miller Bridge Road in Connelly Springs was arrested Tuesday (June 29) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of solicit a child by computer and indecent liberties with a child. On March…

Alabama Man Arrested In Iredell County On Ecstasy Trafficking Charges

30-year-old Michael David Cottrell, Jr. of Montgomery, Alabama, was arrested Monday (June 28) by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of trafficking MDMA or ecstasy by possession and transport and possession with intent to sell and deliver…

Four Killed In Lenoir, Bodies Found Following Fire & Explosion

According to Lenoir Police, four people are dead after an explosion and fire at a home in Lenoir Wednesday (June 30). The explosion was reported at a home on Laurel Place NW between 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. The department…

Lenoir Man Charged With Felony, Misdemeanor Offenses

41-year-old David Franklin McQueen of Presnell Drive in Lenoir was arrested Monday (June 28) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony obtaining property by false pretense, along with misdemeanor counts of simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance,…

Hickory Man Charged With Heroin Possession In Caldwell County

36-year-old William Cornelius Gibbs, Jr. of Tico Road in Hickory was arrested Monday (June 28) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of heroin. Gibbs was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured…

Man Charged In Connection To String Of Recent Break-ins, Thefts

48-year-old Richard Todd Waugh of Bethesda Road in Statesville was arrested by authorities in Mecklenburg County on charges filed in Iredell County. He’s charged with three felony counts apiece of larceny and breaking and entering, two felony counts of larceny…

Hickory Man Jailed This Morning On Weapon Charge

22-year-old Ryhiem Kriztyle Snipes of 3rd Street SE in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with discharge a weapon into occupied property. Snipes was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility this morning (June 30) under $50,000…

More Information Released On Arrest Of Man Charged With Heroin Offense

38-year-old Jacob Andrew Byrd of 4th Street SW in Hickory was arrested last Friday (June 25) by Hickory Police Officers. He was charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. WHKY first reported on Byrd’s arrest last Friday.…

Lincoln County Man Charged By Hickory PD With Kidnapping, Strangulation

42-year-old James Kevin Leonhardt of Liberty Street in Lincolnton was arrested today (June 30) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with first-degree kidnapping, assault by strangulation, felony possession of cocaine and resisting a public officer. Leonhardt was placed in the…

Man Charged With Forcible Sex Offense

27-year-old Cody Michael Faircloth was arrested Tuesday (June 29) by authorities in Iredell County. He’s charged with felony second-degree forcible sex offense. Faircloth was arrested shortly after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday at an address on East Water Street in Statesville. Following…

Maiden Man Charged With Robbery, Probation Violation

22-year-old Jose Francisco Escobar of Maiden Springs Drive in Maiden was arrested Tuesday (June 29) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with breaking and entering, common law robbery, and three counts of felony probation violation. Escobar was jailed in…

Alexander County Home Destroyed In Late Night Blaze

Fire destroyed a Hiddenite home late Tuesday night (June 29). The Hiddenite, Stony Point, and Vashti Fire Departments were dispatched to 488 Berea Church Quincy Road at approximately 10:40 p.m. The home was engulfed in flames by the time the…

Additional Details Released In Connection To Arrest Of Hickory Man On Drug, Weapon Charges

40-year-old Bobby Postel Baumgarner of 28th Street NE in Hickory was arrested Saturday (June 26) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place for controlled substance, possession of a weapon of…

Hickory Man Arrested On Kidnapping Charge

26-year-old Alexander Day-Quan Carpenter of 20th Avenue Drive NE in Hickory was arrested last Saturday (June 26) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony first degree kidnapping along with one misdemeanor count of assault on a female and two…

Man Arrested In Burke County On Kidnapping Charge

27-year-old Johnithyn Thomas Bristol was arrested Monday (June 28) by authorities in Burke County. He’s charged with felony kidnapping, domestic violence protective order violation, and probation violation. Bristol was placed in jail in Morganton under $150,000 secured bond. District Court…

Hickory Woman Charged With Meth Possession In Caldwell County

35-year-old Krystal Elizabeth Wood of 19th Street NW Apartment F in Hickory was arrested Sunday (June 27) by Lenoir Police Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Wood was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under $2,000 secured…

Hickory Man Charged With Being No-Show In Court To Answer To B&E, Larceny Counts

45-year-old Christopher Lee Walker of D Avenue SE in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with failure to appear on counts of breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering. Walker was jailed in the Catawba…

Rhodhiss Man Jailed Under 500K Bond For Alleged House Arrest Violation

23-year-old Zachary Demill Jones of Church Street in Rhodhiss was arrested Monday (June 28) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with violation of house arrest order. Jones was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $500,000 secured bond.…

Statesville Man Arrested By Taylorsville PD On Meth Charge

31-year-old Jonathan Bo Bullington of Statesville was arrested last Thursday (June 24) by Taylorsville Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, Bullington is charged with failure to appear in Iredell…

Conover Man Charged With Meth Possession, Domestic Violence Offense

31-year-old Billy Ray Kenneth Cline of North N.C. 16 in Conover was arrested Monday (June 28) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine and domestic violence protective order violation. Cline was incarcerated in the Catawba County…

Monday Shootings Result In Death Of Child, Injuries To Two Others

Three children were shot and one died in a pair of Monday evening (June 28) shootings in Statesville. According to the Statesville Police Department, just before 7 p.m. Monday, officers responded to an address on Wilson Lee Boulevard in Statesville.…

Fire Damages Residences In Hickory

Townhomes were damaged in a Monday morning fire in Hickory. Just before 12 noon Monday (June 28) Hickory firefighters were dispatched to 2240 15th Avenue NE, Bradford Square Townhomes. Firefighters responded with two engines, one ladder, one heavy rescue, two…

Iredell County Sex Offense Charges Filed Against New Jersey Man

39-year-old Jonathan Edward Trumble of Cedar Grove, New Jersey was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with two felony counts of statutory rape, along with single felony counts of statutory sex offense, indecent liberties with a minor and…

New Splash Zone Open In Newton

The Newton Parks and Recreation Department announces that the Newton Splash Zone is now open. The splash zone is open to the public 1-7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday and is located beside the Newton Recreation Center…

Lenoir Man Arrested On Break-in Charge

54-year-old Derek Shea Enloe, Sr. of Mulberry Creek Road in Lenoir was arrested last Thursday (June 24) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony breaking and entering with intent to terrorize or injure along with a misdemeanor count of…

Hickory Man Arrested On Weapon, B&E Charges

36-year-old Russell Matthew Clontz of Lancer Drive in Hickory was arrested Sunday (June 27) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with possession of a stolen firearm, breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, and possession of stolen goods.…

Hickory Police Arrest Caldwell County Man On Fraud, Stolen Vehicle Charges

46-year-old Jonathan Caleb Tester of Twin Meadow Drive in Hudson was arrested today (June 28) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with financial card fraud, possession of a stolen motor vehicle, and failure to appear on a count of second-degree…

Hudson Woman Charged With Fleeing From Police

20-year-old Jessica Michelle Wood of Spruce Avenue in Hudson was arrested Friday (June 25) by Hudson Police Officers. She’s charged with felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle. Wood was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under…

Hickory Man Charged With Cocaine Possession

56-year-old Clarence Edward Quick of 1st Street SW in Hickory was arrested Sunday (June 27) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor begging. Quick was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $5,000…

Granite Falls Woman Charged On Fugitive Warrant From Oklahoma

39-year-old Megan Virginia Gonzalez of Delta Court in Granite Falls was arrested Saturday (June 26) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged on a felony warrant as a fugitive from another state. Gonzalez is wanted in Cleveland County, Oklahoma for…

Hickory Man Charged With Meth Trafficking, Weapon Counts

40-year-old Bobby Postel Baumgarner of 28th Street NE in Hickory was arrested Saturday (June 26) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place for controlled substance, possession of a weapon of…

Man Arrested After Allegedly Fleeing From License Checking Station, Leading Officers On Chase

37-year-old Jason Dewayne Messer was arrested Friday (June 25) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of flee to elude arrest and possession of methamphetamine. Messer is also charged with possession of marijuana, driving while impaired and…

Lincoln County Authorities Seek Runaway Teen

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway teen. He is 15-year-old Christopher Gage Johnson, who was reported missing by his mother on June 24. Christopher Johnson was last seen at a residence on…

Hickory Man Arrested for Possession of Crack Cocaine

37-year-old John Garland Reid, Jr. of Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (June 23) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance. He was also served with…

Lenoir Man Charged With Meth Trafficking

29-year-old Kenan Thomas Greene of Celia Creek Road in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (June 24) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of maintain a vehicle or dwelling for controlled substance and trafficking in methamphetamine. Greene was brought…

Hickory Man Charged with Possession of Stolen Vehicle

42-year-old Loland Gregory Lane of Telephone Exchange Road in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early Tuesday morning (June 22) on one felony count of possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Lane was arrested after Officers conducted a traffic stop…

Maiden Man Charged With String Of Felony Offenses Following Lincoln County Traffic Stop

27-year-old Barry Lee McMahan of Boyd Street in Maiden was arrested Wednesday (June 23) by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, trafficking heroin,…

Hickory Man Jailed on Felony Heroin Charge; More

24-year-old Garrett Nicholas Oaks of Brooksouth Drive in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police shortly after nine o’clock Tuesday night (June 22) on one felony count of possession of a schedule I controlled substance, along with misdemeanor counts of possession…

Three Arrested in Hickory in Connection to Fraudulent Check & Stolen Vehicle

38-year-old Javon Dooley of Radio Road in Statesville, 48-year-old Sabrina Starnes of Foreman Street in Morganton, and 34-year-old Katia Celaina Christian of Smith Road in Morganton were all arrested by Hickory Police shortly after one o’clock Monday afternoon (June 21).…

Lenoir Man Charged With Fleeing From Police

22-year-old Bryson Michael Shatley of Knight Street in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (June 23) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony speeding to elude arrest. Shatley was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under $10,000 secured bond.…

Hickory Man Charged With Drug Offenses

30-year-old Jeremy Kyle Goodrich of 14th Street Place NE in Hickory was arrested Thursday (June 24) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Goodrich was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility…

Vale Man Charged With Break-in Counts, Resisting Officer

34-year-old Anthony Jackson Lewis of Mull Road in Vale was arrested Thursday (June 24) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering along with a misdemeanor count of…

Charlotte Man Charged With Break-in, Theft Counts

35-year-old Nafife Jainlett of Charlotte was arrested Thursday (June 24) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering. Jainlett was detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility under…

Hickory Man Charged With Heroin Possession

38-year-old Jacob Andrew Byrd of 4th Street SW in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. Byrd was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility this morning (June 25)…

Authorities Continuing To Seek Suspect In Murder Of Hickory Man

It’s been more than two weeks since a Hickory man was killed in an Iredell County shooting incident and authorities are still seeking the suspect. 20-year-old Zion Treyshaun Gaither was killed in the incident early on June 8. Two different…

Death Investigation Continues, Deceased Identified By Authorities

The investigation is continuing into the death of a man in Catawba County. The individual has been identified by authorities. According to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, the man, whose body was found Wednesday (June 23) on the 5900 block…

Lenoir Woman Charged With Meth Possession

46-year-old Stacy Eller Casto of Old North Road in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (June 23) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Casto was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under $7,500 secured bond.…

Lenoir Man Charged With Vehicle Break-in & Theft, Firearm Offense

49-year-old Victor Baine Hartley of Union Grove Road in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (June 23) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with two felony counts of breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, along with single felony counts of…

H.P.D. Vehicles to Utilize Solid Blue Lights on Routine Patrol

As part of the Hickory Police Department’s ongoing “Pay Attention in City Traffic” initiative, Officers will now use their solid blue cruiser lights as a way of deterring crime and increasing visibility on heavily traveled streets and roads. Motorists do…

Newton Woman Charged With Meth Possession

51-year-old Mary Ann Collins of North College Avenue in Newton was arrested Tuesday (June 22) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Collins was incarcerated in the Catawba…

Caldwell County Woman Charged With Having Drugs Near School

39-year-old Shanda Michelle Johnson of Staircase Road in Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (June 22) by Hudson Police Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of possession of methamphetamine and manufacture, sell, deliver, or possess a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of…

Hickory Man Charged With Drug Offenses

21-year-old Quavius Shamond Izard of 17th Avenue NE in Hickory was arrested Wednesday (June 23) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule I controlled substance along with misdemeanor counts of simple possession of schedule IV controlled…

Authorities In Catawba County Arrest Man On Assault, Kidnapping Charges

26-year-old Olajawn Ja’Daren Hairston of Kernersville was arrested Wednesday (June 23) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with three counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, along with single counts of kidnapping,…

Man Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death

36-year-old Adam Michael Key of Calebway Road in Boone, was arrested by Watauga County Sheriff’s Officers. He was charged with second-degree murder. Watauga County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a location on Calebway Road in Boone at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday…

Death Investigation Being Conducted In Catawba County

The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death. According to reports, a body was found Wednesday evening on the 5900 block of Riverbend Road near Claremont. No other details have been released, the investigation was continuing.

Hickory Man Arrested on Multiple Counts of Failure to Appear

48-year-old Randy Keith Collins of 18th Street Place N.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at 11:45 Monday night (June 21) on a number of felony and misdemeanor failure to appear warrants. He allegedly failed to appear in court…

Early Morning Wreck In Catawba County Results In Deaths Of Mother And Child

A woman and her child were killed in an early morning crash in Catawba County. Today (June 23), at approximately 3:20 a.m., the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to N.C. 16 near Mount Ruhama Church Road. A 2007 BMW…

Hickory Man Arrested on Multiple Felony Drug Charges

39-year-old Christopher Douglas Cook of 13th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police shortly after noon Monday (June 21) on one felony count each of trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of heroin, and maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or…

Alexander Commissioners Vote To Add Splash Pad At Park

The Alexander County Board of Commissioners approved the addition of a splash pad, playground equipment, picnic shelter, and fencing to the Courthouse Park project at Monday’s (June 21) meeting. The new additions, which are estimated to cost $398,640, will be…

Conover Woman Charged with Assault, B&E, and Larceny

43-year-old Angela Frye Mongro of Otto Lane in Conover was arrested by Hickory Police at 12:10 Monday afternoon (June 21) on one felony count each of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, breaking & entering, and larceny after…

Early Morning Wreck Blocks Roadway In Catawba County

North Carolina State Highway Patrol Troopers are investigating a serious collision on N.C. 16 in Catawba County near Mount Ruhama Church Road. As of 5:30 a.m., N.C. 16 was blocked. North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and first responders are…

Lenoir Woman Charged With Having Drugs Near School

47-year-old Crystal Blair Goble of Calvary Place NW in Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (June 22) by Lenoir Police Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver methamphetamine and manufacture, sell, deliver, or possess…

Granite Falls Man Charged With Fleeing From Police

41-year-old Milton Wesley Setzer of Tyler Lane in Granite Falls was arrested Monday (June 21) by Granite Falls Police Officers. He’s charged with felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle and misdemeanor larceny. Setzer was brought to the…

Raleigh Man Charged With Stolen Vehicle Offenses In Catawba County

27-year-old Brian Daniel Powell of Raleigh was arrested Tuesday (June 22) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with two felony counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Powell was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $12,500…

Newton Man Charged With Heroin Possession

27-year-old Alexander Logan Thomas of Bethany Church Road in Newton was arrested Tuesday (June 22) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. Thomas was confined in the Catawba County Detention Facility under…

More Details Released In Connection To Arrest Of Man On Drug Charges

More information has been released in connection to the arrest of a Catawba County man on heroin and meth charges. 47-year-old Jonathan Andreas Linebarger of 6th Avenue SE in Catawba was arrested Monday (June 21) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers.…

Lenoir Mayor Chosen as Vice Chair for N.C. Mayors Association

Lenoir Mayor Joe Gibbons has been selected as vice chair of the N.C. Mayors Association Board of Directors and will serve a one-year term. The board has 11 members. Mayor Gibbons has been involved in local government in Lenoir for…

Conover Man Arrested for Felony Probation Violations

22-year-old Gabriel Dawson Propst of Indian Springs Drive N.W. in Conover was arrested by Hickory Police shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday (June 19) for three felony probation violations, along with misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting, delaying,…

Newton Woman Charged With Having Drugs At Jail

33-year-old Angela Renee Lail of Wise Lane in Newton was arrested Friday (June 18) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of controlled substance on prison or jail premises along with misdemeanor counts of resist a public…

Granite Falls Man Charged With Violating House Arrest

33-year-old Gary Daniel Stallings II of Montclair Avenue in Granite Falls was arrested Monday (June 21) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with electronic house arrest violation due to a positive drug test. Stallings was brought to the Caldwell…

Vale Man Arrested in Hickory for Felony Probation Violations

30-year-old David Clayton George of Old Brittain Road in Vale was arrested by Hickory Police at about 3:30 Saturday afternoon (June 19) on two felony probation violations. The warrants for his arrest were issued on June 16. George is on…

Hickory Man Jailed for Multiple Probation Violations

24-year-old Austin Lee Hector of Zion Church Road in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police just before two o’clock Friday afternoon (June 18) on two felony probation violations and one misdemeanor probation violations. He also faces charges from a 2019…

Hickory Man Jailed on Multiple Counts of Failure to Appear

26-year-old Jordan Lance Killian of 36th Avenue N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 3:40 on the afternoon of June 4 on a number of outstanding failure to appear warrants. Killian reportedly failed to appear in court…

Catawba Man Charged With Drug Offenses

47-year-old Jonathan Andreas Linebarger of 6th Avenue SE in Catawba was arrested Monday (June 21) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with trafficking, opium or heroin, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver methamphetamine, maintain a vehicle, dwelling,…

Man Charged In Connection To Assault With Knife In Alexander County

51-year-old Johnathan Agnew Black of Hiddenite was arrested Saturday (June 19) by Taylorsville Police Officers. He’s charged with assault with a deadly weapon and disorderly conduct. Taylorsville Police Officers responded to a restaurant on Highway 90 at approximately 8:30 p.m.…

Conover Man Sentenced Following Guilty Plea In 2015 Murder Case

A guilty plea was entered Monday (June 21) in a Catawba County murder case. 31-year-old Daniel Robert Williamson of Conover pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. Superior Court Judge William Wood…

Hickory Resident Charged In Lincoln County Road Rage Shooting

23-year-old Londen David Feldman II of Hickory, was arrested Sunday (June 20) by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and discharging a firearm into occupied property. The charges…

Hickory Man Charged In Connection To Multi-Vehicle Crash In Newton, Jailed Under Two Million Dollar Bond

29-year-old Wenfred Alan Hooper of 7th Avenue SW in Hickory was arrested Monday (June 21) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of serious injury by vehicle and break or enter a motor vehicle along with a count…

Truck Hits Downtown Hickory Overpass

At about 11 o’clock last night (June 20), a 26-foot box truck hit the railroad overpass on the 100 block of 3rd Street S.W. in downtown Hickory, near the Lowes Foods City Park. The 26-foot truck was wedged under the…

Hickory Man Arrested for Common Law Robbery; Multiple Additional Charges

39-year-old Christopher Garland Collins of 4th Street Drive N.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police last Wednesday morning (June 16) on one felony count of common law robbery and one misdemeanor count of resisting, delaying, or obstructing a public…

Lenoir Woman Arrested On Meth Charge

24-year-old Monica Marie Santos of Hibriten Drive in Lenoir was arrested Saturday (June 19) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Santos was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $5,000 secured bond. A…

Granite Falls Man Charged With Meth, Firearm Offenses

26-year-old Monte Eugene Eaker of Peachtree Lane in Granite Falls was arrested Sunday (June 20) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Eaker was…

Claremont Man Charged With Drug Offense, Resisting Officer

36-year-old Dustin Ray Weaver of Yount Street in Claremont was arrested Friday (June 18) by Claremont Police Officers. He’s charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver methamphetamine, resisting a public officer, and failure to appear on a…

Hickory Man Charged With Cocaine, Meth Possession

43-year-old Derrick Reinhardt of 7th Avenue Court SE in Hickory was arrested Sunday (June 20) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession of cocaine and possession of methamphetamine. Following the arrest, Reinhardt was detained in the…

Newton Woman Charged With Felony Theft Offense

42-year-old Kimberly Ann Paige of Constance Drive in Newton was arrested Sunday (June 20) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with felony larceny. Paige was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $1,100 bond A District Court appearance was…

Arrest Made Following Reported Chase In Morganton

28-year-old Joseph Tyler Whisnant was arrested Thursday (June 17) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of larceny of a motor vehicle and flee to elude arrest. In addition, Whisnant is charged with driving while license revoked…

Conover Man Jailed On Drug Charges

29-year-old Michael Meng Vue of Conover was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Vue was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility this morning (June 21) under $2,000 bond.…

Catawba Man Arrested On Drug Charges Following Search Of Business

38-year-old Darren Dwayne Hollar of Bert Drive in Catawba was arrested Thursday (June 17) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with three counts of trafficking in methamphetamine, four counts of maintain a vehicle, dwelling or place to keep controlled…

Newton Woman Arrested in Hickory on Warrants from Catawba & Caldwell Counties

35-year-old Jessica Lynn West of Herbie Circle in Newton was arrested by Hickory Police early Monday morning (June 14) on several outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants. She was wanted on felony counts of possession of methamphetamine and possession of a…

Lenoir Man Charged with Obtaining Property by False Pretenses

37-year-old Jonathan Todd Nichols of Old North Road N.W. in Lenoir was arrested by Lenoir Police yesterday (June 17) on one felony count obtaining property by false pretenses and one misdemeanor count of first-degree trespassing. Following his arrest, Nichols was…

Hickory Man Jailed for Attempted Murder

42-year-old Thalmus Jaton Linder of 2nd Street S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 10:25 Wednesday night (June 16) on one felony count each of attempted first-degree murder and hit & run with injury, along with a…

Lenoir Man Arrested on Meth & Firearms Charges

43-year-old William Shane Patton of Calico Road in Lenoir was arrested by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers yesterday (June 17) on felony counts of possession of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm by a felon. Following his arrest, Patton was taken…

Ribbon Cutting Held for Newly-Renovated Martha’s Park

The City of Morganton and the Morganton Service League held a ribbon cutting yesterday (June 17) to mark the completion of renovations and installation of new equipment at Martha’s Park. Park renovations began near the end of 2020, and were…

Lenoir Man Charged with Breaking & Entering a Vehicle

25-year-old Aaron Wolfgang Upton of Celia Creek Road in Lenoir was arrested by Lenoir Police yesterday (June 17) for felony breaking & entering a motor vehicle and a probation violation. Upton is on probation as he serves a 24-month suspended…

Hickory Man Arrested on Felony Heroin Charge

49-year-old Jonathan Howard Killian of Bryan Lane in Hickory has been arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers for felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of heroin, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Killian was jailed yesterday (June 17)…

Taylorsville Man Arrested for Stolen Motorcycle; Meth; More

33-year-old Emmitt Steven Loges of Liberty Lane in Taylorsville was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers Wednesday (June 16) on felony counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of a firearm by a convicted…

Hickory Man Jailed on Multiple Felony Meth Charges

39-year-old Michael Lee Pennell of 26th Street S.W. in Hickory has been arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers for the sale of methamphetamine, possession of meth, and possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver meth. He was also charged…

Interim Superintendent for Hickory Public Schools Named

During a meeting on on Monday, June 14, the Hickory Public Schools Board of Education voted to select Dr. Shawn D. Clemons as the Interim Superintendent of Hickory Public Schools (H.P.S.). Dr. Clemons will serve the district during the transition…

Burke County Chooses New Health Director

The Burke County Board of Health has announced that its next health director will be Danny Scalise, II. Mr. Scalise comes to Burke County from Charleston, West Virginia where he has been the Executive Director of the West Virginia State…

Six Vehicle Crash in Newton Wednesday Leaves Several Injured

Shortly before 2 p.m. yesterday (June 16), Newton Police responded to a motor vehicle accident near the intersection of West 7th Street and Northwest Boulevard. Six vehicles were involved, with multiple injuries reported. The crash occurred as 29-year-old Wenfred Alan…

Hickory Man Jailed on $200K Bond for Failure to Appear

43-year-old Harold Lamont “Tootsie Roll” Mutz of 3rd Street Place S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police shortly before seven o’clock Tuesday night (June 15) on a long list of felony and misdemeanor failure to appear warrants. Mutz reportedly…

Stony Point Man Arrested In Alexander County On Fugitive Warrant

40-year-old Kevin Ray Norton of Stony Point was arrested Tuesday (June 15) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged on a felony warrant as a fugitive from another state. Norton is wanted in Virginia where he’s charged with felony probation…

Statesville Woman Jailed In Alexander County On Drug Charge

41-year-old Kisha Dawn Terry of Statesville was arrested Wednesday (June 16) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with possession of methamphetamine. In addition, Terry was served a warrant from Iredell County for failure to appear. Terry was incarcerated in…

Maiden Man Charged With Trafficking Offenses

21-year-old Luca Tyler Buntic of Brookwood Drive in Maiden was arrested today (June 17) by the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. He’s charged with two counts of trafficking opium or heroin. In addition, Buntic is charged with possession of controlled…

New Jobs Available at CommScope

CommScope, based in Hickory, is creating more than 100 new jobs at its two Catawba County plants. The jobs, which are available now, will range from entry-level operators to supervisors. CommScope’s two Catawba County sites are at 6519 CommScope Road…

Newton Woman Arrested in Hickory on Felony Heroin Charge

33-year-old Chelsey Leigh Towery of South College Avenue in Newton was arrested by Hickory Police at about 8:15 Monday night (June 14) on one felony count of possession of heroin and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Towery…

Man Arrested On Charges Including Having Drugs In Jail

47-year-old Johnny Shane Biles was arrested Wednesday (June 16) by authorities in Burke County. He’s charged with felony possession of controlled substance in prison or jail along with misdemeanor counts of larceny by trick and first-degree trespassing. Biles was arrested…

Man Jailed This Morning In Burke County On Drug Charges

39-year-old Wesley Dean Penley was arrested this morning (June 17) by authorities in Burke County. He’s charged with felony counts of possession of controlled substance in prison or jail and possession of schedule II controlled substance. In addition, Penley is…

Hickory Man Charged With Vehicle Break-in

27-year-old David William Nizamoff of Hickory was arrested Wednesday (June 16) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony break or enter a motor vehicle. Following the arrest, Nizamoff was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $7,000 bond.…

Lenoir Man Charged With Break-in

29-year-old Andrew Tyler Grogan of SW Ronquil Park Place in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (June 16) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony breaking and entering and misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon. Grogan was placed in the…

Lenoir Residents Arrested On Felony Drug Charges

49-year-old Timothy Michael Powell and 51-year-old Lisa Greene Cozart, both of the same Deerbrook Road, Lenoir, address, were arrested Wednesday (June 16) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re each charged with felony counts of possession of methamphetamine and maintain a…

Hickory Woman Jailed This Morning On Drug Charges

52-year-old Tera Hope Cook of Earl Street in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of cocaine, simple possession of schedule II controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana…

Three Arrested in Hickory on Felony Meth Charges

28-year-old Shawn Forrest Thornburg of Berry Road in Connelly Springs, 29-year-old Alexandra Elise Fox of South Cemetery Street in Maiden, and 29-year-old Ivory Nicole Powell of 23rd Street S.W. in Hickory were all arrested by Hickory Police early last Thursday…

Two Conover Man Arrested in Connection to N.E. Hickory Break-In

25-year-old Adarion Decoda Parsons of Emmanuel Church Lane and 24-year-old Antonio Maurice Stansford of Cessna Lane, both from Conover, were arrested by Hickory Police early Monday morning (June 14). They were both charged with felony breaking & entering. Parsons was…

Stony Point Man Charged With Stolen Goods Offense, Fleeing From Police

33-year-old Cory Elijah Moretz of Circle Loop in Stony Point was arrested today (June 16) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession of stolen goods or property and flee to elude arrest with a motor…

Man Arrested In Burke County On Drug, Probation Violation Charges

28-year-old James Mitchell Dickinson was arrested Monday (June 14) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession of schedule II controlled substance, failure to appear on a felony, and probation violation. He’s also charged with misdemeanor…

Stolen Vehicle Charge Lodged Against Man Arrested In Burke County

34-year-old Spencer Allen Rowell was arrested Tuesday (June 15) by authorities in Burke County. He’s charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Rowell was arrested shortly after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and placed in jail in Morganton under $5,000…

Conover Man Charged With Heroin Possession In Caldwell County

33-year-old Richard Matthew Shew of Eastway Drive in Conover was arrested Tuesday (June 15) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of heroin. Shew was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Facility under $5,000 secured bond. A…

Taylorsville Man Charged Following Two County Chase With Police

25-year-old Shawn Dewayne Leyva of Taylorsville was arrested Tuesday (June 15) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle and misdemeanor simple possession of schedule VI controlled substance. In addition, Leyva…

Four Suspects Charged In Connection To Theft At Business

28-year old Ashley Paige Keller, 38-year-old Alvin William Ingram of Icard, 24-year-old Jahshalyn Syndee Sanders and 47-year-old James Wayne McRary, both of Granite Falls were all arrested Tuesday (June 15) by Taylorsville Police Officers. Keller, Ingram, and Sanders are all…

Claremont Man Charged With Drug Offenses

38-year-old Jeffrey Alan Bortz of Rest Home Road in Claremont was arrested Tuesday (June 15) on charges filed by the Conover Police Department and Catawba County Sheriff’s Office. Conover Police charged him with possession of methamphetamine, simple possession of schedule…

Rewards Being Offered In Case Involving Murder Of Hickory Man

Two different agencies are now offering rewards for information leading to the arrest of a man being sought in connection to the murder of a Hickory man. The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to seek 31-year-old Tyrell Dantaye Daniels,…

Hickory Man Jailed on Felony Meth Charge

39-year-old Joshua Aaron Gibbs of 17th Street N.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early Sunday morning (June 13) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance. He was arrested after Officers responded to a…

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle Monday in Viewmont

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Monday afternoon (June 14) in Hickory. The incident occurred near Saint Aloysius Catholic Church on Second Street N.E. (Highway 127) in Viewmont. The pedestrian was transported to Frye Regional Medical Center and was…

Hickory Man Accused of Stealing from Red Cross

58-year-old Leonard Neal Smith of 14th Street N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at 10:20 Saturday morning (June 12) on four felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses. Smith was arrested in connection to an incident a…

Connelly Springs Man Arrested on Felony Stolen Vehicle Charge

29-year-old Ricky Jared Gragg of Thoreau Court in Connelly Springs was arrested by Hickory Police early Sunday morning (June 13) on one felony count of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.…

Runaway Teen Sought By Authorities

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway teen. 17-year-old Demodric Isaiah Jefferies was last seen on Sappling’s Court off McCorkle Road around 6:00 p.m. Monday, June 14. Jefferies is described as a light…

Granite Falls Man Charged By Hickory PD With Heroin, Meth Possession

48-year-old John Lee Winters of Looper Road in Granite Falls was arrested today (June 15) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of heroin, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Winters was confined in the Catawba County…

City Walk Construction To Affect Parking In Hickory

As part of Hickory’s City Walk project, contractors will be making crosswalk improvements and resurfacing the pavement on Main Avenue N.W./N.E. from Second Street N.W. (Hong Kong Café) to the N.C. 127 bridge. This work is expected to begin Wednesday…

Maiden Resident Charged In Connection To Fatal Stabbing

19-year-old Jacoby Alexander Brooks of N.C. Highway 150 East in Maiden was arrested today (June 15) by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with second-degree murder. Lincoln County Deputies were dispatched to a residence at 7:21 p.m. Monday (June 14)…

Hickory Man Receives Prison Sentence For Federal Gun, Drug Crimes

A Hickory man received a prison sentence of more than a decade in a federal case. Western District of North Carolina Acting U.S. Attorney William T. Stetzer and Montana Acting U.S. Attorney Leif M. Johnson announced last week that 26-year-old…

Newton Man Arrested On Vehicle Theft Charge

57-year-old Randy Michael Rooney of Old State Road in Newton was arrested Monday (June 14) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with larceny of a motor vehicle and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Rooney was confined in the Catawba…

Authorities Continue Search For Suspect In Murder Of Hickory Resident

The search for the suspect in the murder of a Hickory man continues. The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to seek 31-year-old Tyrell Dantaye Daniels, who is wanted for one count of Murder in connection to an incident last…

Shooting In Taylorsville Under Investigation

The Taylorsville Police Department is investigating a shooting incident reported early Sunday morning (June 13). At approximately 4 a.m., officers responded to Mountain Wood Apartments on 2nd Avenue Drive. A man reported to be in his 20s sustained a non…

Morganton’s Freedom Park Closed Tues. – Thurs. this Week

Freedom Park in Morganton will be closed to the public starting tomorrow (June 15) through Thursday, June 17. Contractors are resurfacing the entryway to Freedom Park from Independence Boulevard and will need to close the park to finish paving. Visitors…

Hickory Man Faces Multiple Charges for Meth, Heroin, & Resisting

39-year-old Charles Sonny Hill, Jr. of 17th Avenue N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police last Thursday afternoon (June 10) for felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor resisting, delaying, or obstructing a public officer. Hill…

More Info on Felony Heroin Arrest

More information has been released in the arrest of 22-year-old Brooklyn Nicole Price. Price, who lists addresses on Joshua Drive in Connelly Springs and on Main Avenue S.W. in Hickory, was arrested by Hickory Police early last Thursday morning (June…

More Info Released in Kidnapping Arrest

More information has been released in the arrest of 18-year-old Devin James Aiken. Aiken, of 2nd Street Place S.E. in Hickory, was arrested by Hickory Police at 4:45 on the morning of June 6 for felony kidnapping, along with misdemeanor…

Lenoir Man Charged With Multiple Probation Violation Counts

36-year-old Eric Chase Avery of Fairview Drive in Lenoir was arrested Friday (June 11) by Alcohol Law Enforcement officers. He’s charged with two felony counts of probation violation, one misdemeanor count of probation violation, and interfere with an electronic monitoring…

Lenoir Residents Charged With Violating House Arrest

21-year-old Austin Ryan Setzer and 22-year-old Autumn Bryce Setzer, both of the same Pisgah Church Road, Lenoir, address, were arrested Sunday (June 13) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. The brother and sister were each charged with felony violate house arrest…

Newton Woman Jailed This Morning On Drug Charges

43-year-old Jennifer Sue Wright of Shannonbrook Drive in Newton was arrested today (June 14) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with two counts apiece of trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, Wright is charged with…

Newton Man Charged With Firearm, Stolen Vehicle Offenses

27-year-old Christopher Lee Hess of Caldwell Avenue in Newton was arrested Friday (June 11) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of a stolen motor vehicle. In…

Lincoln County Woman Jailed In Catawba County On Assault Charge

38-year-old Candice Jean Aufrecht of Hass Drive in Lincolnton was arrested Saturday (June 12) by Maiden Police Officers. She’s charged with felony assault inflicting serious bodily injury. Aufrecht was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $15,000 bond. A…

Caldwell Sheriff’s Office Says Scammers Are Continuing To Target Citizens

Scammers are once again calling residents claiming to be deputies with the Caldwell County Sheriffs Office. The caller is using different reasons saying the resident has to buy a money card to pay the scammer to keep from going to…

Man Killed In Saturday Crash

A Lincoln County man was killed in a single-vehicle crash. On Saturday (June 12), at approximately 6:30 a.m., the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to Bethel Church Road. Sometime overnight, a 2006 Harley-Davidson Street Glide was traveling east, ran…

Hickory Woman Killed In Crash, Cherryville Man Charged

An arrest was made in connection to a crash in Catawba County that took the life of a Hickory woman. On Friday (June 11) at approximately 2:00 p.m., the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to N.C. 127 near Valley…

More Info in Arrest of Hickory Man on Charge of Obtaining Property by False Pretenses

More information has been released in the arrest of 63-year-old Olin Bryan Isenhour of Clay Trail in Hickory. Isenhour was arrested by Hickory Police early Tuesday morning (June 8) on one felony count of obtaining property by false pretenses, as…

Hudson Woman Arrested By Hickory PD On Fraud & ID Theft Charges

30-year-old Phyllis Ann Fleming of Ryan Lane in Hudson was arrested today (June 11) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Following the arrest, Fleming was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under…

South Carolina Woman Charged With Meth Possession In Caldwell County

23-year-old Taylor Brooke Small of Camden, South Carolina was arrested Thursday (June 10) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Small was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond. A…

Guilford County Man Arrested in Hickory in Credit Card Fraud Case

24-year-old Casey Dewayne Clarkson of Brown Summit, N.C. (in Guilford County) was served a true bill of indictment by Hickory Police at about nine o’clock Monday night (August 7). He was charged with one felony count of obtaining property by…

Granite Falls Man Charged With Meth Possession

50-year-old Michael Adam Jennings of Lee Pearson Road in Granite Falls was arrested Thursday (June 10) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Jennings was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under $15,000 secured…

Partial Trail Closure Announced For Riverwalk Construction in Hickory

The City of Hickory announces a partial trail closure for Riverwalk construction. With the continuation of that work, David E. Looper & Company will be transporting materials for this project adjacent to the Geitner Trail paved greenway. Contractors will utilize…

Morganton Woman Charged With Drug Possession, Fraud In Catawba County

22-year-old Hailey Nicole Skarpalezos of Sherwood Drive in Morganton was arrested Thursday (June 10) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with possession of methamphetamine and financial card fraud. Skarpalezos was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $4,400…

Newton Man Charged With Heroin Possession

31-year-old Kyle Anthony Burton of Old Conover Startown Road in Newton was arrested Thursday (June 10) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of heroin and simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance. Burton was jailed in the Catawba…

Victim In Fatal Shooting Identified As Hickory Man, Suspect Still At Large

The victim in a fatal shooting in Iredell County has been identified as a Hickory man and the suspect in the case was still being sought by authorities. The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for 31-year-old Tyrell Dantaye…

Suspects In Vehicle Break-in Sought

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in finding a pair of suspects in a vehicle break-in case. On June 6, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office was called about a vehicle breaking and entering at South River…

Two Suspects Arrested After Police Reportedly Find Drugs In Long View Home

53-year-old Debra Kay Eastham of Hickory and 47-year-old Deanna Michelle Moser of Newton were arrested Wednesday (June 9) by Long View Police Officers. Eastham is charged with felony possession with intent to sell or deliver schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine)…

Hudson Woman Arrested on Stolen Vehicle & Meth Charges

42-year-old Joni Lynn Church of Pioneer Trail in Hudson was arrested by Hickory Police early Tuesday morning (June 8) on one felony count each of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and possession of a schedule II controlled substance, along…

Hickory Man Accused of Stealing Motorcycle

36-year-old Stephen Wayne Peyatt of Catawba Valley Boulevard S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 8:25 Tuesday morning (June 8) on one felony count of larceny of a motor vehicle. He was arrested in connection to a…

Conover Man Arrested after Fleeing from Police

33-year-old Johnnie LeeRoy Lail of 4th Avenue Lane N.E. in Conover was arrested by Hickory Police at about 6:15 Tuesday evening (June 8) on one felony count each of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and speeding to elude…

Hickory Man Charged With Being On Premises Unlawfully

57-year-old Robert Daniel Shelton of 20th Street SW in Hickory was arrested Wednesday (June 9) by Hickory Police Officers. The charge filed against him is sex offender unlawfully on premises. Shelton is on the North Carolina sex offender registry as…

Lenoir Man Charged With Drug, Weapon Offenses

38-year-old Joseph Harold Crook of Creekside Place in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (June 9) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of manufacture marijuana and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Crook was brought to…

Woman Arrested By Catawba County Authorities On Felony Drug Charges

38-year-old Melinda Ann Moore, whose address was not listed, was arrested Wednesday (June 9) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of possession of schedule II controlled substance, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule…

Burke County Woman Jailed This Morning On Catawba County Felony Drug Charge

22-year-old Brooklyn Nicole Price of Joshua Drive in Connelly Springs was arrested by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of schedule I controlled substance. Price was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility this morning (June 10) under…

Nearly Five Months Since Woman Shot To Death At Hickory Business, Search For Suspects Ongoing

It’s now close to five months since a woman was shot to death at a Hickory business and the suspects are still being sought by authorities. Wednesday (June 9) marked 21 weeks since that crime occurred and the Hickory Police…

WHKY Radio Turns 81 Today

WHKY Radio celebrates it’s 81st anniversary today (June 10). The station, which has been owned by the Long family for its entire existence, made its debut on June 10, 1940, broadcasting from the Hotel Hickory. WHKY’s studios moved to the…

Hickory Woman Charged With Heroin, Meth Possession

31-year-old Tara Suzanne Barber of Hickory was arrested Tuesday (June 8) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with possession of heroin, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, Barber is charged on orders for arrest with…

Hickory Woman Arrested on Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges

30-year-old Jewel Devon Price of 8th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 10:15 Monday night (June 7) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II, III, or IV controlled substance. She was…

Lincolnton Man Charged With Heroin, Meth Possession In Catawba County

29-year-old David Brandon Campbell of Valley View Lane in Lincolnton was arrested Tuesday (June 8) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with possession of heroin, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of stolen goods or property…

Lenoir Man Charged With Drug Possession, B&E

26-year-old Cody Allen Rice of Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (June 8) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor breaking & entering. Rice was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $7,500 secured…

Granite Falls Man Charged with Vehicle Break-Ins [UPDATED 3:45 p.m.]

24-year-old Dallas Michael Murphy of Dry Ponds Road in Granite Falls was arrested by Granite Falls Police yesterday (June 8) on three counts of felony breaking & entering a motor vehicle. Events leading to his arrest began at about 7:15…

Burke County Man Charged With Meth Possession In Caldwell County

41-year-old David Ray Carswell of Settlemyre Road in Drexel was arrested Wednesday (June 8) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Carswell was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $25,000 secured bond.…

New Superintendent Named For Hickory Public Schools

The Hickory Public Schools Board of Education announced the selection of the district’s new Superintendent during a specially called meeting Tuesday (June 8). The new Superintendent is Dr. Bryan W. Taylor. A native of Mount Airy, Taylor replaces Dr. Robbie…

More Information Released In Connection To Arrest Of Man In Robbery Case

33-year-old Johny Lee of Morganton was arrested Monday (June 7) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony common law robbery and misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury. On Monday at 9:23 a.m., Morganton Department of Public Safety Officers responded…

Burke Man Charged With Felony Weapon Offense After Being Stopped While Operating Motorcycle

55-year-old Neal Ray Hildebran of Hildebran Avenue in Connelly Springs was arrested Monday (June 7) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon and misdemeanor reckless driving to endanger. On Monday, a…

Concord Man Arrested in Hickory on Felony Meth Charges; More

53-year-old Mark Brian Morris of Cox Mill Road in Concord, N.C. was arrested by Hickory Police at about 11:25 last Friday night (June 4) for felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor counts of assault on a…

Taylorsville Woman Arrested on Stolen Vehicle Charge

36-year-old Erica Dawn Stafford of Taylorsville Beach Court in Taylorsville was arrested by Hickory Police at about three o’clock last Friday afternoon (June 4) on outstanding felony warrants for larceny of a motor vehicle and two probation violations. She is…

Hickory Man Arrested for Fourth Time on Fugitive Warrant

40-year-old Roger Junior Ussery of 14th Avenue S.E. in Hickory has again been arrested by Hickory Police on a felony warrant as a fugitive awaiting extradition to another state. Ussery is wanted by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office in Appling,…

Resurfacing Work Underway At Morganton Park

Contractors are completing resurfacing work in Morganton at the entryway to Freedom Park from Independence Boulevard starting this week. Contractors were scheduled to begin work Monday (June 7) and the first two parking lots closest to Independence Boulevard were to…

Hickory Man Charged With Vehicle Theft

35-year-old Stephen Wayne Peyatt of 16th Street NE in Hickory was arrested today (June 8) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with larceny of a motor vehicle. Peyatt was locked up in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $12,000 bond.…

Conover Man Arrested On Drug Charges

28-year-old Robert Joseph Walton of Lee Cline Road in Conover was arrested today (June 8) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor counts of simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance, possession of…

Suspect Wanted In Connection To Early Morning Homicide

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for 31-year-old Tyrell Dantaye Daniels, who is wanted for one count of Murder in connection to an incident today(June 8). The warrant stems from an early morning shooting which occurred on Williams…

Felony Robbery Charge Lodged Against Man Arrested In Morganton

33-year-old Johny Lee was arrested Monday (June 7) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony common law robbery and misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury. Lee was arrested shortly before 3 p.m. Monday an address on Burke Drive in…

Hickory Man Charged With Felony Offense

63-year-old Olin Bryan Isenhour of Clay Trail in Hickory was arrested today (June 8) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony obtaining property by false pretense. Isenhour was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $1,500 bond. A…

Hudson Woman Charged By Hickory PD With Stolen Vehicle, Drug Offenses

42-year-old Joni Lynn Church of Pioneer Trail in Hudson was arrested today (June 8) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and possession of methamphetamine. In addition Church is charged with…

Burke County Schools Superintendent Named

The Burke County Board of Education has selected Dr. Mike Swan to serve as Superintendent of Burke County Public Schools beginning July 1, 2021. Dr. Swan was chosen from a competitive field of 13 applicants. Dr. Swan is a 23-year…

Firearm Charge Lodged Against Man Jailed In Catawba County

39-year-old Mark Stephen Hughes, whose address is not listed, was arrested Monday (June 7) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon. Hughes was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under…

Lenoir Man Enters Guilty Plea In Federal Embezzlement Case

55-year-old Richard Allen Clark of Lenoir appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David C. Keesler last week and pleaded guilty to federal charges for embezzling more than $1 million from his former employer. According to plea documents and statements made in…

Two Life Sentences Imposed After Guilty Verdict In Trial Of Defendant In Double Murder Case

A Hickory man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a Catawba County jury found him guilty of two counts of accessory before the fact to first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of two people more…

Newton Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of Minor

31-year-old Jason Dewayne Cuthbertson of Walker Drive in Newton has been arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers and charged with second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. He was also charged with a parole…

More Info Released in Arrest of Taylorsville Man on Firearms & Drug Charges

More information has been released in the arrest of 30-year-old Ryan Adrian Davis of Hemlock Drive in Taylorsville (also listed as Hemlock Drive in Hiddenite), who was taken into custody by Hickory Police at about 10:20 last Wednesday night (June…

Statesville Woman Wins $100K in Powerball Drawing

Tamathea Bustle of Statesville used her own set of numbers to win a $100,000 Powerball prize. Ms. Bustle purchased her winning ticket from the Kangaroo Express on the Turnersburg Highway in Statesville. The $3 Power Play ticket matched numbers on…

Lenoir Man Charged With Meth Possession

38-year-old Ricky Lee Cable of Sheely Road in Lenoir was arrested Saturday (June 5) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and two misdemeanor counts of failure to appear. Cable was brought to the Caldwell…

Unemployment Rates Fall In Three Of Four Hickory Metro Counties

Unemployment rates decreased across most of the Hickory Metro and across much of the state according to the latest report. The update was released last week by the North Carolina Department of Commerce Labor & Economic Analysis Division and it…

Caldwell County Man Charged On Fugitive Warrant From Virginia

57-year-old William Derrick Coley of Gallitan Lane in Hudson was arrested Sunday (June 6) by Hudson Police Officers. He’s charged on a felony warrant as a fugitive from another state. Coley is wanted by the Newport News, Virginia, Police Department…

Hickory Man Charged With Kidnapping

18-year-old Devin James Aiken of 2nd Street Place SE in Hickory was arrested Sunday (June 6) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with felony kidnapping, along with misdemeanor counts of interfere with emergency communication, assault on a female, and possession…

Connelly Springs Man Charged With Statutory Rape

21-year-old Branden Lee McCall of Kite Street in Connelly Springs was arrested Friday (June 4) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony statutory rape of a person 15-years-old or younger. On Thursday, Burke County Sheriff’s Office Detectives began…

Newton Man Charged With Murder In Connection To Weekend Shooting

60-year-old Jessie Allen Crawford of Shoupes Grove Church Road in Hickory was arrested Saturday (June 5) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with first-degree murder. Saturday, shortly before 11:00 a.m., the Newton Police Department received a 911 call in reference…

Catawba County Deputy Fired Following Crash & D.W.I. Charge

49-year-old Michael Tremayne Watkins of Hickory, who was a Catawba County Sheriff’s Deputy, has been charged with driving while impaired. Watkins was off-duty when he was involved in a single-vehicle crash at about 2 a.m. yesterday (June 3) on Radio…

Minimum 25 Year Sentence Imposed In Catawba County Double-Murder Case

22-year-old Daniel Jeremiah Minton of Lenoir was found guilty in a Catawba County murder trial that concluded Thursday (June 3). He’ll spend a minimum of more than a quarter-century in prison. The crimes occurred in 2017. Minton was found guilty…

Hickory Man Faces Felony Firearms Charge

24-year-old Derrick Shikeem Brock Sims of 8th Avenue Drive S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early on the morning of May 28 for felony possession of a stolen firearm and misdemeanor possession of marijuana up to half an…

Claremont Woman Jailed on Larceny Charges; More

35-year-old Chassity Nicole Seawell of Michael Street in Claremont was arrested by Hickory Police at noon on May 26 for felony larceny and felony habitual larceny. Seawell was served a true bill of indictment in connection to a January 2021…

Taylorsville Man Arrested On Catawba County Drug Charges

43-year-old Jason Stephen Kittle of Bolick Lane in Taylorsville was arrested today (June 4) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule I controlled substance and possession of schedule II controlled substance. Kittle was jailed in…

Hickory Man Arrested for B&E, Assault, Vehicle Theft, More

38-year-old Jammy Lee Carswell of 7th Avenue S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police on May 27 at about 12:45 p.m. He was charged with felony counts of breaking & entering with intent to terrorize or injure, larceny of…

Lenoir Man Charged With Drug Offenses

38-year-old Denard Anthony Blakeney of German Street in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (June 3) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver schedule I controlled substance, and possession with intent…

Lenoir Man Charged With Weapon Offenses, Failure To Appear

37-year-old Carey James Caldwell, Jr. of Summit Avenue in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (June 4) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with two felony counts apiece of uttering a forged instrument, possession of a firearm by a felon, and failure…

Meth Sent From California Seized In Iredell County

An area law enforcement agency reports the seizure of meth sent from across the country. On Friday, May 21, Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators received information about a package which was being delivered to a residence in Iredell County,…

New York Residents Charged In Iredell County Drug Case

35-year-old Christopher Bennett Mclenahan of Syracuse, New York and 35-year-old Nicholas Ronald Brice of Cicero, New York, were arrested Wednesday (June 2) by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re each charged with felony counts of trafficking marijuana by possession and transportation…

Catawba Resident Arrested On Meth Possession Charge

31-year-old Jordan Holsclaw Hayes of James Street in Catawba was arrested Thursday (June 3) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers on charges of felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Hayes was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention…

Newton Man Charged With Sexual Exploitation Of Minor

31-year-old Jason Dewayne Cuthbertson of Walker Drive in Newton was arrested Thursday (June 3) on charges filed by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office and Probation and Parole. He’s charged by the Sheriff’s Office with felony counts of second-degree and third-degree…

Two Suspects Charged After More Than Two Million Dollars In Marijuana Was Seized By Police

51-year-old Fengming Li, of Woodstock, Georgia and 55-year-old Xuequan LU, of Brooklyn, New York, were arrested Thursday (June 3) by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. Both LU and LI were charged with felony counts of trafficking marijuana by possession and transportation,…

Sherrills Ford Man Killed in Thursday Morning Crash in Iredell County

38-year-old Patrick Loy Little, Jr. of Sherrills Ford was killed in a fatal collision in Iredell County this morning (June 3). The accident occurred at about 10:40 a.m. today. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of…

Lincolnton Man Sentenced in Murder of Father (Updated With More Information, 4:21 a.m., 6/4/21)

A Lincoln County man was sentenced to a minimum of 16 years in prison after he entered a guilty plea in connection to his father’s death. The plea was entered in Lincoln County Superior Court last week. 24-year-old Nicholas Benjamin…

Hickory Man Charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon

33-year-old Keon Marquese Gaither of 12th Street Court S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 3:40 last Thursday afternoon (May 27) on one felony count of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, along with misdemeanor…

Hickory Man Faces Felony Trafficking Charges

43-year-old Larry Valentine, Jr. of 4th Street Drive N.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police on May 13 on one felony count each of trafficking in M.D.M.A., possession with intent to manufacture a schedule II controlled substance, and possession…

Budget Approved In Newton, Property Tax Rate Unchanged

Newton City Council adopted the city’s 2021-2022 budget at Tuesday’s (June 1) City Council meeting. The budget maintains the current property tax rate of $0.54 per $100 of assessed property value. The budget maintains current retail electric rates, water and…

Conover Man Charged With Meth Possession

38-year-old Donnie Edward Castle of Harvard Street in Conover was arrested today (June 3) by Maiden Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine and second-degree trespassing. Castle was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $2,500 bond. A…

Hickory Man Charged With Fleeing From Police

40-year-old Robert Lee McAffee, who is listed as a homeless person from Hickory, was arrested today (June 3) on charges filed by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Probation & Parole. The Sheriff’s Office charged him with…

Conover Man Arrested On Drug Charges

30-year-old Pang Yee Vue of Conover Boulevard East in Conover was arrested today (June 3) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine, simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and parole violation.…

Lenoir Woman to Appear in Superior Court for Obtaining Property by False Pretenses

29-year-old Ashley Dawn Mudd of Lenoir Avenue in Lenoir was arrested by Lenoir Police Officers yesterday (June 2). She was served a bill of indictment for felony obtaining property by false pretenses. Mudd was processed and given a custody release.…

Lenoir Man Arrested for Felony Failure to Appear

30-year-old Matthew Lawrence Farthing of Grandview Place in Lenoir was arrested by Lenoir Police yesterday (June 2) on two counts of failure to appear on a felony. He was also charged with misdemeanor possession of stolen property. Following his arrest,…

Thursday Morning Accident Blocks Traffic on Highway 150 (Updated With Reopening Of Roadway, 1:45 p.m. 6/3/21)

Troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to a serious collision on N.C. Highway 150 at the Iredell/Catawba County line. In a statement released at approximately eleven o’clock this morning (June 3), a spokesperson for the Highway Patrol…

Granite Falls Arrested on Felony Meth Charge

37-year-old Brian Allen Shuffler of Laurel Street in Granite Falls was arrested by Granite Falls Police yesterday (June 2) for felony possession of methamphetamine. Following his arrest, Shuffler was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center with bond set at…

Granite Falls Woman Charged With Stolen Vehicle Offense

30-year-old Stephanie Marisa Hatcher of Grace View Place in Granite Falls was arrested Wednesday (June 3) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Hatcher was jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center…

Lenoir Man Charged With Vehicle Theft, Resisting Officer, Probation Violation

31-year-old Willie Ferman Ferguson IV of Calvary Place in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (June 2) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of larceny of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen motor vehicle and probation violation. In…

Alexander County Man Charged With Firearm, Drug Offenses

30-year-old Ryan Adrian Davis of Hemlock Drive in Taylorsville was arrested by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm, and possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule…

Hickory Man Charged With Drug Offenses

61-year-old Glenn Richard Robinson of 2nd Avenue SW in Hickory was arrested Wednesday (June 2) by Long View Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place to keep controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia,…

Gastonia Woman Charged With Felony Assault In Catawba County

38-year-old Kamasha Lynette Jolly of Gastonia was arrested Wednesday (July 2) by authorities in Cleveland County on a Catawba County felony assault charge. She’s charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. In addition, Jolly is…

Hickory Man Charged With Break-in With Intent To Terrorize

32-year-old Jagarian Dizajuan Duncan of 17th Avenue NE in Hickory was arrested Wednesday (June 2) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony breaking and entering with intent to terrorize or injure. Duncan was incarcerated in the Catawba County…

Catawba County Woman Receives Minimum Five-Year Prison Sentence In Case Involving Fatal Crash

32-year-old Jessica Dawn Flynn of Catawba, was given an active prison sentence following her conviction for felony death by vehicle and driving while impaired during a session of Catawba County Superior Court on Tuesday (June 1). The Honorable Gregory R.…

Two Suspects in Blackburn Elementary School Break-In Identified

24-year-old Jacob Gherret Hamrick of Newton and a juvenile accomplice have been identified as the suspects in a break-in at Blackburn Elementary School. Hamrick has been arrested and charged with felony counts of breaking & entering and larceny. The break-in…

Firearm Charge Filed Against Man Arrested In Burke County

27-year-old Latif Thomas Banner was arrested Tuesday (June 1) by authorities in Burke County. He’s charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon. Banner was arrested just before midnight Tuesday at an address on Independence Boulevard in Morganton.…

Hickory Woman Charged With Theft, Trespassing

28-year-old Shamekia Rena McCombs of F Avenue SE in Hickory was arrested Monday (May 31) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with felony larceny along with misdemeanor counts of possession of stolen goods, second-degree trespassing, and larceny. McCombs was confined…

Lenoir Man Charged With Being No-Show In Court On Catawba County Drug Charges

25-year-old Perry Alan Bradley of Smokey Creek Road in Lenoir was arrested Monday (June 1) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with failure to appear on counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver heroin, possession of…

Hickory Man Charged With Financial Card Fraud, B&E, Burglary

22-year-old Jacob Bradley Fox of 20th Avenue Drive NE in Hickory was arrested today (June 2) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with two counts apiece of financial card fraud and breaking & entering, along with single counts of felony…

Taylorsville Man Arrested On Felony Charge By Caldwell County Authorities

38-year-old Jerry Calvin McIver III of Northmont Road in Taylorsville was arrested Tuesday (June 1) by Granite Falls Police Officers. He’s charged with felony larceny. McIver was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under $10,000 secured bond. A District…

More Details in Catawba County Meth Arrest

More information has been released in the arrest of 32-year-old Clyde Junius Rogers. Rogers, who lives on Cross Creek Drive in Hudson, was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers Friday (May 28) on charges of level III trafficking in methamphetamine…

Lenoir Residents Charged With Drug Trafficking

35-year-old Alexus Gabriel Blake and 25-year-old Austin Lane Ervin, both of the same Three Way Lane, Lenoir, address, were arrested Tuesday (June 1) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re each charged with felony counts of traffic in heroin or opium,…

Man Arrested By Taylorsville PD Faces More Than 50 Charges In Two Counties

42-year-old Donald Chad Ferguson of Moravian Falls was arrested Tuesday (June 1) by Taylorsville Police Officers. He’s charged with three felony counts of breaking and entering to a coin or currency machine, four misdemeanor counts of larceny, six misdemeanor counts…

Hickory City Council Approves Budget, Includes Property Tax, Utility Rate Increases

Hickory City Council met in regular session Tuesday (June 1) and, following a public hearing, approved the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year Budget. As part of the budget, the property tax rate is increased by four cents over the current rate of…

Hickory Man Charged With Robbery

20-year-old Jauhlik Alshion Morrison of 11th Street SW in Hickory was arrested Tuesday (June 1) by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, carrying a concealed gun, and simple possession of schedule VI controlled substance. Morrison…

Details Released On May 27 Felony Drug Arrest

We have more information on an arrest first reported last week on WHKY. 30-year-old Larome Donte Foster of Dixie Park Avenue in Newton was arrested last Thursday (May 27) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession with…

Public’s Help Sought in Finding Missing Lincolnton Man

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing motorist. 56-year-old Michael Todd Moore of Lincolnton was last seen around 6:30 a.m. on May 27 when he left home, heading to Florida. Family members say…

Hickory Man Arrested for Felony Failure to Appear

30-year-old Gary Benjamin Stamper of 13th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police last Wednesday (May 26) on two felony counts of failure to appear. He reportedly failed to appear in court on charges of breaking &…

Catawba County Budget Presented, New County Attorney Named

Catawba County Manager Mick Berry has recommended a budget of $303.9M for Fiscal Year 2021-2022. The recommendation maintains the current property tax rate of $0.575 per $100 of valuation, which remains the second-lowest tax rate among 11 neighboring counties. The…

Man Arrested In Morganton On Break-in, Financial Card Theft Charges

32-year-old Darius Edward Connelly was arrested Saturday (May 29) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of break or enter a motor vehicle and financial card theft along with a misdemeanor count of second-degree trespassing. Connelly was…

Man Arrested Early Monday On Burke County Drug Charges

28-year-old Gary Tyler Nelson was arrested Monday (May 31) by authorities in Burke County. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule I and schedule II controlled substance. Nelson was arrested just before 5 a.m. Monday at an address on Enola…

Maiden Police Arrest Lincolnton Man On Drug Charges

38-year-old Michael Lee Hawkins of Lyn Well Road in Lincolnton was arrested today (June 1) by Maiden Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Hawkins was locked…

Suspect Arrested For Allegedly Obtaining Controlled Substance By Fraud

35-year-old Jessica Warren Lingerfelt of Pisgah Church Road in Lenoir was arrested Friday (May 28) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony obtaining controlled substance by fraud or forgery. Lingerfelt was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center…

Lenoir Man Charged With Vehicle Theft

32-year-old Michael Christopher Hart of Leah Drive in Hudson was arrested Friday (May 28) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony larceny of a motor vehicle and misdemeanor attempted breaking and entering to a motor vehicle. In addition,…

Morganton Man Charged With Statutory Rape

37-year-old Jason Isaiah McPeters of Burkemont Road in Morganton was arrested Friday (May 28) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony first-degree statutory rape. Last Thursday (May 27), Burke County Sheriff’s Office Detectives began an investigation of a…

Lenoir Man Charged On Fugitive Warrant From Virginia

38-year-old Joshua Micah Lillard of Abington Road in Lenoir was arrested Monday (May 31) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged on a felony warrant as a fugitive from another state. Lillard is wanted on a warrant from Spotsylvania County,…

Hickory Woman Charged With Vehicle Theft Offenses

32-year-old Jessica Dawn Wright of 9th Avenue NE in Hickory was arrested Saturday (May 29) by Hickory Police Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of larceny of a motor vehicle and possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Wright was detained…

Newton Man Charged With Firearm Offense

27-year-old Justin Seth Shatley of North Davis Avenue in Newton was arrested Saturday (May 29) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon. Shatley was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility…

Hudson Man Arrested On Catawba County Trafficking Charge

32-year-old Clyde Junius Rogers of Cross Creek Drive in Hudson was arrested Friday (May 28) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce, resisting a public officer, and assault on…

Conover Man Charged With Meth Possession, Vehicle Break-in

35-year-old Henry Lee Henson of Valley Springs Drive in Conover was arrested Monday (May 31) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine, break or enter a motor vehicle, and injury to personal property. Henson was jailed…

Three Suspects Arrested Following Standoff At Residence

28-year-old Nicholas Dale Johnson of North Bost Street in Statesville, 48-year-old Kimberly Gayle Matheson of Hugo Lane in Statesville, and 33-year-old Laura Ann Burchette of BJ Drive in Conover were all arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. They’re all charged…

Denver, N.C. Man Faces Indecent Liberties Charge

35-year-old Jason Walter Smith of Buoy Lane in Denver was arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detectives Friday (May 28) on a charge of felony indecent liberties with a child. The incident, involving a juvenile female who was known by the…

Granite Falls Man Sentenced to 6-to-8 Years for Trafficking

44-year-old Adam John Wheeler of Granite Falls will serve a prison sentence of six-to-eight years following his conviction for trafficking opium or heroin. The Honorable Nathaniel J. Poovey, Superior Court Judge from Catawba County, imposed the active prison term after…

Iredell County Posts Most Wanted List

Authorities in Iredell County continue to seek suspects on the most wanted list. 30-year-old Patricia Yates is still on the list of suspects wanted in Iredell County. She’s charged with felony counts of possession of methamphetamine, conspire to sell meth,…

Officers Reportedly Find A Pound Of Meth At Valdese Home, Arrest Woman On Felony Charges

42-year-old Johnnie Denise Hickman of Tom Deal Avenue in Valdese was arrested Wednesday (May 26) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of trafficking in methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place for controlled substances, possession with…

Newton Man Charged With Cocaine Offense

30-year-old Larome Donte Foster of Dixie Park Avenue in Newton was arrested Thursday (May 27) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and misdemeanor domestic violence protective order violation. Foster…

Lenoir Man Charged With Meth Possession

59-year-old Hubert Lee Carlton, Jr. of SW Spainhour Street in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (May 27) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Carlton was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under $5,000 secured bond.…

Lenoir Man Charged With Meth Possession, Larceny

50-year-old Johnny Daryll Mooney of SW Brixton Place in Lenoir was arrested Thursday (May 27) by Lenoir Police Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine along with misdemeanor counts of larceny and possession of stolen property. Mooney was brought…

Hickory Man Arrested By Newton PD On Habitual Larceny, Attempted Assault Charges

28-year-old Bradley Michael Swink of Hickory was arrested Thursday (May 27) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with felony habitual larceny and attempted assault with a deadly weapon. Swink was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $8,500 bond.…

Hickory Man Arrested On Drug Charges, Also Charged With Trespassing, Resisting Officer

52-year-old Charles Loman Lee Houser of 1st Street SE in Hickory was arrested Thursday (May 27) by Conover Police Officers. He’s charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting a public officer, and second-degree trespassing. Houser was jailed…

Increase In Travelers On NC Roads Expected For Memorial Day Weekend

As the country continues its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, an increase in travelers on the roadways is expected this Memorial Day weekend. The AAA is estimating a 60 percent increase in traffic compared to a year ago. With that…

Man Arrested With Three Pounds Of Pot At Morganton Checking Station

23-year-old Gelane Dashar Dula of South Lail Avenue in Morganton was arrested Thursday (May 27) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver schedule VI controlled substance. Thursday at approximately 10:30…

Victim’s Condition in May 13 Shooting in Newton Upgraded

The Newton Police Department continues to investigate a shooting that occurred on Thursday, May 13 when shots were fired into a home on South Caldwell Avenue in Newton. The victim, Asia Jacqueln Wright, has been upgraded from critical but stable…

Smoke & Malfunctioning Doors Reported at Burke County Jail

At about 5:40 p.m. yesterday (May 26), staff personnel at the Burke County Jail reported the odor of smoke inside the jail. Subsequently, some of the electronic doors began to fail in seven of the nine pods. Manual override keys…

Street To Be Closed For Cell Tower Upgrade

Contractors will be upgrading cell tower equipment on the Valdese Avenue water tank in Morganton from Tuesday, June 1, through Tuesday, June 8. While work is being performed, Hilltop Street will be closed from Valdese Avenue to just before 120…

Lenoir Woman Charged With Meth Possession

33-year-old Cynthia Marie Martin of Tumbleweed Drive in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (May 26) by Lenoir Police Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Martin was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center under $5,000 secured bond. A District…

Lenoir Man Charged With Weapon Offense

33-year-old Daniel Ray Kirby of Old Homestead Place in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (May 26) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Kirby was brought to the Caldwell County Detention…

Granite Falls Man Charged With Felony Drug Offenses

28-year-old Renneth Jeffrey Minton of Duncan Drive in Granite Falls was arrested Wednesday (May 26) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver methamphetamine and maintain a vehicle or…

Claremont Man Charged With Failure To Appear In Court To Answer To Felony Counts

31-year-old Justin Raymond Lyerly of Lyerly Lane in Claremont was arrested Wednesday (May 26) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with failure to appear on counts of felony larceny of a motor vehicle and felony possession of a stolen…

Woman Arrested by Conover PD On Firearm Charge, More Than 20 Failure To Appear Counts

25-year-old Cara Leanne Faile of Thomasville was arrested Wednesday (May 26) by Conover Police Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon and misdemeanor simple possession of schedule II controlled substance. In addition, Faile is charged…

Claremont Man Jailed This Morning On Drug Charge

31-year-old Bo Adam Mellon of Cindi Lane in Claremont was arrested by Claremont Police Officers. He was charged with possession of methaqualone or quaalude and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mellon was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility this morning…

Man Arrested On Drug Charges For Fourth Time Since August 2020, More Details Released

62-year-old Bruce Allen Hanna of Silver Creek Church Road in Morganton was arrested Monday (May 24) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of trafficking in opium or heroin, possession of schedule I controlled substance (heroin), possession…

Hickory Man Charged With Cocaine Possession, Vehicle Theft

23-year-old Jarquis Jason-Nathan Belk of 20th Street NE in Hickory was arrested today (May 26) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of cocaine, larceny of a motor vehicle, and three counts of simple possession of schedule…

Woman Charged With Having Drugs At Jail

32-year-old Chasity Dawn Ross was arrested Tuesday (May 25) by authorities in Burke County. She’s charged with two felony counts of possession of controlled substance in prison or jail, along with misdemeanor counts of interfere with an electronic monitoring device,…

Catawba County’s COVID-19 Vaccination Rate 35%, New Cases In Single-Digits Today

Six new cases of COVID-19 were reported today (May 26) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 19,166 since the start of the pandemic. There have been 306 coronavirus-associated deaths in Catawba County, ten people are currently hospitalized…

Lenoir Man Charged With Meth Possession, Resisting Officer

32-year-old Johnathan Benjamin Penley of Greenwood Terrace in Lenoir was arrested Tuesday (May 25) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor resisting a public officer. In addition, Penley is charged with failure to…

Missing Woman Found Unharmed

Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have found a woman reported missing Tuesday (May 25). 25-year-old Arin Taylor Andrews of Ore Bank Drive in Iron Station was reported missing after having been last seen on Friday, May 21. She was seen that…

Concord Man Arrested By Caldwell County Authorities On Fugitive Warrant

38-year-old Ben Arthur Ostiguy of Concord was arrested Tuesday (May 26) by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged on a felony warrant as a fugitive from another state. The state and charges there are not specified. Following the arrest, Ostiguy…

Homeless Hickory Woman Charged as Habitual Felon

46-year-old Cynthia Louise Harris, who is listed as a homeless person from Hickory, was arrested by Hickory Police shortly after noon Monday (May 24) on one felony count as an habitual felon. Harris was arrested in connection to an incident…

Sale Of Land To Result In Expansion Of Industrial Park

The Alexander Industrial Park will be expanding as the Alexander County Board of Commissioners on Monday (May 24) approved the sale of approximately 25 acres of county-owned land to Paragon Films for $600,000. David Icenhour, Executive Director of the Alexander…

Newton Woman Charged With Felony Counts Including Forgery, Larceny