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David Lee Edwards
courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

Sherrills Ford Man Arrested on Multiple Counts of Larceny

47-year-old David Lee Edwards of Moccasin Drive in Sherrills Ford was arrested by Hickory Police on Friday, July 15, on multiple felony counts of larceny and one misdemeanor count of making a false report to a police station. He was also charged with failure by a sex offender to report a change of address.

Edwards is the suspect in a number of larcenies that occurred earlier in July. He is accused of taking nearly $30,000 in tools from an address on Lutetium Circle in Newton, air conditioners valued at $3,000 and $1,000 from two addresses on 16th Street Place S.E. in Hickory, tools with an estimated value of nearly $2,000 from an address on Trivium Court, and a 1989 Chevy truck from an address on 4th Avenue N.E. in Hickory.

Edwards was taken into custody without incident at 3 p.m on the 15th at a hotel on Lenoir-Rhyne Boulevard S.E. in Hickory. He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $32,000, secured. He is no longer listed as an inmate. Edwards was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court on July 18 with his next court date coming up on August 8 in Newton.