21-year-old Javan Kel Galligher of 22nd Street N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early this morning (May 17) on one felony count each of first-degree kidnapping and second-degree rape.
Galligher was taken into custody at about 6:15 a.m. today at a residence on 4th Street Place S.E. after barricading himself inside the residence. He was arrested without further incident. Galligher was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility where he is being held without bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.