42-year-old Antonio Darrell Saddler of 7th Street S.E. and 26-year-old Rose Angelica Shutz of Kool Park Road, both from Hickory, were arrested by Hickory Police at about 11:15 Saturday morning (August 1). Saddler and Shutz were each charged with one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.
They were arrested after Police stopped a gray 2020 Toyota Corolla at a hotel on 13th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory. During the stop, Officers found 1.38 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Saddler and Shutz were taken into custody without incident. A third person was also arrested on outstanding misdemeanor warrants.
The suspects were placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond for Saddler set at $35,000, secured, while Shutz was given a $25,000 secured bond. First appearances in District Court were scheduled today (August 3) in Newton.