36-year-old Jason Michael Landers of Hickory was convicted this week in Catawba Co. Criminal Superior Court on felony counts of assault with deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit first-degree burglary. Landers was sentenced to no less than 78 months and no more than 132 months in the North Carolina Division of Adult Correction.
The crimes occurred in December 2013 in Hickory. Landers was convicted for his involvement in a home invasion that may have been drug related.
Hickory Police Investigator Jeff Pruett handled the investigation and Assistant District Attorney Sean McGinnis prosecuted the case. The Honorable Timothy Kincaid presided over the conviction.
Landers will be transported to the Division of Adult Correction for processing.