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Newton Woman Arrested In Hickory On Felony Drug Charges
Elise Mackenzie Diggs
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Newton Woman Arrested in Hickory on Felony Drug Charges

20-year-old Elise Mackenzie Diggs of North College Avenue in Newton was arrested by Hickory Police at 2:20 yesterday afternoon (December 17) on felony counts of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and possession of a schedule VI controlled substance. She was also charged with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Diggs was arrested after Hickory Police responded to a call to remove a subject from a hotel on 13th Avenue Drive S.E. During the incident, Officers found 1.27 grams of methamphetamine, about 2.25 pounds of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

Diggs was taken into custody without incident at the hotel. She was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $2,500 secured bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.