31-year-old Cierra Michelle Howell of Cindi Lane in Claremont was arrested by Hickory Police at 11:45 last night (November 7) on one felony count of possession of a schedule I controlled substance (heroin) and one misdemeanor count each of shoplifting with concealment of merchandise and second-degree trespass.
Howell was taken into custody without incident at the Walmart store on Highway 70 S.E. in Hickory. She was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $7,000 secured bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled tomorrow in Newton.