31-year-old Betty Anjelique Brooks of Highway 90 East in Taylorsville was arrested by Hickory Police at about 10:45 Sunday morning (July 18) for felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. She was also charged with possession of marijuana up to half-an-ounce, resisting a public officer, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. In addition, Brooks was served with an order for arrest on an out-of-county probation violation.
She was arrested after Officers responded to a shoplifting call at a grocery store on Highway 70 S.W. in Hickory. During the incident, Police allegedly found 2.1 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Brooks was taken into custody without incident at the store. She was taken to the Catawba County Detention Facilty under a $14,500 secured bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled Monday (July 19) in Newton. Additional court dates are coming up on July 26 & 27 and on August 9.