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courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Stony Point Man Jailed in Newton for Attempted B&E

40-year-old Dana Dewayne Mitchem of County Line Road in Stony Point has been charged in Catawba County with felony attempted breaking & entering. He was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility Monday (March 11) with no bond amount listed. He remained in jail as of this afternoon (March 14). A first appearance in District Court was scheduled on March 11. No additional court dates in Catawba County are currently listed.

Mitchem also faces a previous charge in Iredell County for a felony out-of-county probation violation. Mitchem is on probation as he serves a 10-month suspended sentence following a June 2023 conviction in Iredell County for felony receiving a stolen vehicle. He’ll appear in Superior Count on April 9.