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Roger Dale Denton, Jr.
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Newton Man Charged With Heroin Possession

44-year-old Roger Dale Denton, Jr. of Shook Avenue in Newton was arrested today (January 5) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver heroin. Denton is also charged with misdemeanor counts of simple possession of schedule II and IV controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting a public officer, and second-degree trespass. Denton is also charged with reckless driving to endanger and driving while license revoked.

He was jailed this morning in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $8,000 bond. A District Court appearance is set for January 16.