28-year-old Rafael Gonzalez, Jr. of 2nd Street S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police just before nine o’clock Friday night (June 6). He was arrested on felony warrants out of Burke County for larceny, possession of a stolen motor vehicle and possession of stolen goods or property, as well as misdemeanor counts for a seatbelt violation and no financial responsibility.
He was taken into custody without incident at Corner Pockets II on U.S. Highway 70 S.W. in Hickory and placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $10,750 secured bond. He has since been released. Gonzalez will appear in District Court on July 24 in Morganton.