21-year-old Eric Davonte Yancey of Roxboro, N.C. was arrested by Hickory Police shortly after 5 p.m. yesterday (August 3) on one felony count each of possession of a schedule VI controlled substance and possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver a schedule VI controlled substance. He was also charged with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Yancey was also taken into custody without incident at a hotel on 13th Avenue Drive N.W. in Hickory. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $7,500, secured. He has since been released. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.