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21-year-old Ethan Lee Cook of Devonshire Road in Taylorsville was arrested Thursday (December 21) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with assault by strangulation, assault on a female, and felony probation violation out of county.
Cook is on probation as a result of a conviction in Alexander County in June, 2022 for speeding to elude arrest and assault with a deadly weapon on government officers or employees. He received probation and a 30 month suspended sentence.
Following Thursday’s arrest, Cook was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $50,000 bond. A Superior Court date was scheduled Thursday. A District Court appearance is set for January 8.