Thursday, 07 February 2019 11:18

Hickory Woman Charged as Habitual Felon; Faces Felony Drug Charge

Deven Kirby Ward Deven Kirby Ward courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

49-year-old Deven Kirby Ward of River Road in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early this morning (February 7) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia. She was also charged as an habitual felon.

She was charged in connection to a traffic stop on January 19 of last year. At that time, Officers found 1.4 grams of crack cocaine and 0.8 grams of methamphetamine, cash and drug paraphernalia. Ward was initially arrested on the same date.

Ward was taken into custody without incident at the Hickory Police Department and later released under a $45,000 unsecured bond. An appearance in District Court was set for tomorrow in Newton.

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