43-year-old Cynthia Diane Cardona-Gomez was arrested August 11 by authorities in Alexander County. She was arrested on counts of failure to appear on Catawba County charges. Cardona-Gomez is charged in Catawba with felony counts of forgery of an instrument and uttering a forged instrument. In addition, the suspect is charged with assault on a government official in Alexander County. Cardona-Gomez was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center under $15,000 secured bond. She remained in jail as of earlier today (August 18). A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for September 7 in Catawba County. An additional court date is set for September 12.