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Demario Deonta Stewart
courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Newton Man Charged with Possessing Controlled Substance in Jail; More

39-year-old Demario Deonta Stewart of Shannonbrook Drive in Newton has been arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers on two counts of felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance and single counts of possession of a controlled substance on prison or jail premises, along with a misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana up to half an ounce. He was also charged with failure to appear on a count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Stewart was jailed today (May 30) in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $17,000. District Court appearances were scheduled today and on June 12 in Newton.