45-year-old Michael William Cook of East Main Street in Valdese was arrested by Hickory Police just before eleven o’clock last night (September 28) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance. Cook was taken into custody without incident at the intersection of 10th Avenue Drive S.E. and Highway 70 S.E. in Hickory. He was processed at the Hickory Police Department and later released under a $10,000 unsecured bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.