31-year-old Sammy Allen Moody, Jr. of Silver Creek Church Road in Morganton was arrested by Hickory Police at about 3:15 yesterday afternoon (July 10) on one felony count each of possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon. He was arrested after Police found a stolen firearm during a call for service at a hotel on 13th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory.
Moody was taken into custody without incident and placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $20,000, secured. An appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.