31-year-old Gerek Lamons Derr of 8th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 6:15 last night (January 10) for a felony probation violation. Derr is on probation as he serves a 30-month suspended sentence following a January 2019 felony conviction in Catawba County for possession of a schedule II controlled substance.
Derr was taken into custody without incident at an address on 8th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory. He was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $24,000 secured bond. He has since been released. An appearance in District Court was set for Monday (January 14) in Newton.