27-year-old Caleb Westley Ward of Holly Springs Drive in Newton was arrested today (March 15) on charges filed by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office and Conover Police Department. The Sheriff’s Office charged Ward with two counts of possession of a controlled substance on prison or jail premises and one count of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule I controlled substance. Conover Police charged Ward with failure to appear for driving while license revoked and hit & run failure to stop with property damage.
Ward was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $21,000 bond. District Court appearances are scheduled Tuesday (March 16) and March 29.