52-year-old Paul Everette Lafon of Lafon Road in Newton was arrested last Thursday (May 6) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of methamphetamine along with misdemeanor counts of simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance, simple possession of schedule III controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Lafon is also charged with parole violation. He was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $4,000 bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for May 27.