Friday, 23 August 2019 11:29

Bryson City Man Arrested in Hickory on Felony Firearms Charge

Enoch Elwood Mitchell, Jr. Enoch Elwood Mitchell, Jr. courtesy of Hickory Police Dept.

47-year-old Enoch Elwood Mitchell, Jr. of Bryson City, N.C. was arrested by Hickory Police early this morning (August 23) on one felony count of possession of a firearm by a felon and one misdemeanor count of carrying a concealed gun.

He was taken into custody without incident at about 1:40 a.m. today after Police initiated a traffic stop in the parking lot at a restaurant on 15th Avenue S.E. in Hickory. During the incident, Officers found a Taurus handgun.

Mitchell was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $6,000, secured. He has since been released. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.

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