33-year-old Christian Dean Catarino of South Center Street in Statesville was arrested Saturday (August 29) by Newton Police Officers. He’s charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule II controlled substance, maintaining a vehicle, dwelling or place to keep controlled substance, possession of stolen goods, flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle, possession of burglary tools, attempt to break or enter a building, hit and run leaving the scene with property damage, and two counts of injury to personal property. The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office is also listed as the arresting agency for a U.S. Marshall hold.
Catarino was confined in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $250,000 bond. District Court appearances were scheduled today (August 31) and for Wednesday (September 2).