36-year-old Nathaniel Richard Spears of 11th Street S.W. and 36-year-old Lori Ann Davis of Goat Farm Street, both from Hickory, were arrested by Hickory Police just after ten o’clock Tuesday night (January 4). Spears was charged with felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Davis was charged with felony possession of a schedule I controlled substance.
Spears and Davis were taken into custody without incident at a fast-food restaurant on Highway 321 N.W. in Hickory. Spears was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $8,000, secured. He remained in jail as of this afternoon (January 6). Davis was processed at the Hickory Police Department and later released under a $5,000 unsecured bond. First appearances in District Court were scheduled yesterday in Newton with their next court dates coming up on January 26.