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Newton Man Charged With Felony Assault
Jorge Enrique Rengifo-Benitez
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Newton Man Charged With Felony Assault

41-year-old Jorge Enrique Rengifo-Benitez of North Gaither Avenue In Newton was arrested Sunday (August 29) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. Rengifo-Benitez was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $5,000 bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (August 31). A District Court appearance is scheduled for September 20.