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Taylorsville Man Charged In Two Counties

30-year-old Justin Allen Franklin of Taylorsville was arrested Saturday (May 18) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He faces felony charges in two counties. Franklin was served a warrant from Cleveland County for felony larceny of a motor vehicle. Catawba County charges include felony counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle. He was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a secured bond of $27,000. A Cleveland County Court appearance was scheduled Monday (May 20) and a Catawba County District Court date was scheduled Tuesday (May 21).

[Story and photo of Franklin courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]