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Adrian Delon McCorkle
courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Newton Man Jailed without Bond on Fugitive Warrant from Florida

54-year-old Adrian Delon McCorkle of South Ervin Avenue in Newton has been arrested by Hickory Police on a felony warrant as a fugitive awaiting extradition to another state. He was also charged with possession of a schedule II controlled substance. McCorkle is wanted by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in Tampa, Florida for failure to appear on a charge of throwing a deadly missile at, within, or into a building.

McCorkle was jailed yesterday (August 30) in the Catawba County Detention Facility where he is being held without bond on the fugitive warrant. Bond on the drug charge was set at $2,000. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.