30-year-old Richard Anthony Hooks of Clarks Chapel Road in Lenoir was arrested Monday (February 12) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony second degree kidnapping and misdemeanor assault on a female. The charges are from warrants filed in Mitchell County. Hooks was locked up in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $17,500 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (February 13).