28-year-old George Aaron Rhinehardt of 23rd Avenue N.E. of Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 10:35 last night (April 16) for a felony probation violation. The warrant for his arrest was issued on March 13. Rhinehardt is on probation as he serves a 24-month suspended sentence following a felony conviction in Catawba County for obtaining property by false pretense and obtaining a signature by false pretense. He had been listed as an absconder from probation.
Rhinehardt was taken into custody without incident at his residence. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $11,000. An appearance in District Court was scheduled for April 22 in Newton.