Monday, 07 January 2019 09:03

Morganton Man Busted for Heroin in Hickory

Jarvis Ledon McCullough Jarvis Ledon McCullough courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

37-year-old Jarvis Ledon McCullough of 13th Avenue Drive N.W. in Morganton was arrested by Hickory Police late last night (January 6) on one felony count of possession with intent to manufacture a schedule I controlled substance and misdemeanor counts of possession of a schedule VI controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also charged with felony failure to appear. In addition, a second subject, a 33-year-old Hickory woman, was also arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear.

They were arrested when Officers on foot patrol at a hotel on 13th Avenue Drive N.W. noticed the odor of marijuana coming from a room at the hotel. Officers made contact with the room's two occupants and found 2.6 grams of heroin, 3.3 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Both suspects were taken into custody without incident at the hotel.

McCullough was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Faclity with bond set at $80,000, secured. The female was processed and released under a $3,500 secured bond. McCullough has a first appearance in District Court coming up tomorrow in Newton. The female has a court date on January 23.

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