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Jose Luis Ramirez-Baretto
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Newton Man Faces Theft, Firearm Offenses

23-year-old Jose Luis Ramirez-Baretto of Cody Court in Newton was arrested Monday (July 8) by authorities in Catawba County. He’s charged with felony attempted larceny, felony possession of schedule I controlled substance, larceny of a firearm, breaking & entering to a motor vehicle, misdemeanor breaking & entering, misdemeanor larceny, and attempted breaking & entering to a motor vehicle. Ramirez-Baretto was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under no bond. A District Court date was scheduled Monday.