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Matthew James Hinkson
courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

Taylorsville Man Jailed for Failure to Appear on Robbery & Assault Charges

51-year-old Matthew James Hinkson of Taylorsville was arrested by Hickory Police Sunday (December 17) after missing a court date for common law robbery and assault inflicting serious bodily injury. He’s being held in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a secured bond of $100,000. He’ll appear in Superior Court tomorrow (December 19) in Newton.

Hinkson has pending charges in Alexander County for simple assault and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. A January 8 court date was set on those charges.