32-year-old Catherine Diane Masten of 17th Street Drive S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 2:10 Friday afternoon (June 26) for a felony probation violation. Masten is on probation as she serves a 24-month suspended sentence following an August 2019 felony conviction in Catawba County for possession of a schedule II controlled substance. The warrant for her arrest was issued in December of last year.
Masten was taken into custody without incident Friday at a hotel on 13th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory. She was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $20,000, secured. She has since been released. Masten will appear in District Court on September 24 in Newton.