Monday, 02 December 2019 12:07

Catawba Man Faces Meth Charge; Probation Violation

Kaw Yang Kaw Yang courtesy of Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office

39-year-old Kaw Yang of 4th Avenue N.W. in Catawba has been arrested by Catawba Co. Sheriff's Officers for felony possession of methamphetamine. Yang was also charged by Probation & Parole Officers with a felony probation violation. He is on probation as he serves a 24-month suspended sentence following a May 2019 felony conviction in Catawba County for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Yang was jailed today (December 2) in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $22,000. He'll make a first appearance in District Court tomorrow in Newton with a Superior Court date on the probation violation coming up on December 9.

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