23-year-old Jacob Elijah Miller of Trenton Park in Lenoir was arrested Wednesday (May 29) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of larceny of a motor vehicle, obtaining property by false pretense, and possession of methamphetamine. Miller was brought to the Caldwell County Detention Center where bond was set at $25,000 secured. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (May 30).
44-year-old Sandra Lanae Icenhour of Beach Road in Hudson was arrested Wednesday (May 29) by Lenoir Police Officers. She's charged with four counts of failure to appear. Following the arrest, Icenhour was confined in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $13,000 secured bond. District Court dates are scheduled for June 10 and June 24.
30-year-old Amanda Nashay Lail of U.S. Highway 321 in Maiden was arrested this morning (May 30) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. She's charged with possession of methamphetamine. Following the arrest, Lail was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $1,500 bond. A District Court date is set for Friday (May 31).
41-year-old James Wilson Scarborough of Harrington Street NW, 24-year-old Tyler Wade Nichols of Kite Drive, and 26-year-old Josue Romero Martinez of Realty Street SW, all from Lenoir, were arrested Wednesday (May 29) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers.
All three suspects are charged with two felony counts apiece of conspire to traffic opium or heroin and trafficking in cocaine, along with a single felony count of maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place to keep controlled substance. In addition they were each charged with single counts of possession of marijuana and simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance. Nichols is also charged with a felony count of possession of a firearm by a felon.
All three suspects were detained in the Catawba County Detention Facility. Bond for Scarborough and Martinez was set at $150,000 apiece. No bond amount was listed for Nichols. All three suspects were scheduled to appear in District Court in Newton today (May 30).
29-year-old Michael Leon Travis of Oakwood Avenue in Claremont was arrested Wednesday (May 29) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with felony counts of obtaining property by false pretense and identity theft. Travis was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility without bond. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for July 8.
The Catawba Co. Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a person of interest in connection to a suspicious death. He is 32-year-old Justin Drew Dalton.
At 9:07 this morning (May 29), Catawba County Communications received a call from a subject reporting that their co-worker had not shown up for work. The caller asked that a Deputy check on the subject at a residence on the 3,000 block of Sigmon Dairy Road in Newton. Deputies responded and saw a person inside who appeared to be deceased.
Investigators from the Sheriff’s Office responded and a search warrant was issued and served. The Sheriff’s Office is currently treating the case as a homicide. The victim’s name has not been released pending the notification of family.
Justin Drew Dalton (the person of interest) is a white male. He's about 5'11" tall. He may be in a black 2016 Honda Accord with North Carolina license tag DMR-8076.
Anyone with information should call the Sheriff's Office at 828-464-5241, call 9-1-1, or call the nearest law enforcement agency.
51-year-old Mary Ann White, who is listed as a homeless person from Hickory, was arrested by Hickory Police at about one o'clock yesterday afternoon (May 28) for failure to appear in court as an habitual felon and on a habitual larceny charge. She was also served a true bill of indictment for habitual larceny.
White was taken into custody without incident at Frye Regional Medical Center on North Center Street in Hickory. She was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $25,000, secured. An appearance in District Court was scheduled for June 3 in Newton.
45-year-old Reggie Scott Stanberry of 7th Avenue S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early today (May 29) for breaking & entering a motor vehicle and larceny of a motor vehicle. He was also charged as an habitual felon. He was charged on warrants out of Sylva, N.C.
Stanberry was taken into custody at a restaurant on Highway 70 S.E. in Hickory. He complained of abdominal pain during the booking process at the Hickory Police Department, but was cleared by E.M.S. The suspect was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility where he is being held without bond. An appearance in Superior Court was set for June 26 in Sylva.
27-year-old Richard Joseph Heindl III of 25th Avenue Drive N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police late Friday night (May 24) on a felony warrant as a fugitive awaiting extradition to another state.
The warrant for Heindl's arrest was issued in February of this year by the Jefferson County Probation Office in Brookville, Pennsylvania. He's wanted for a probation violation in connection to a simple assault charge.
Heindl was taken into custody without incident at about 11:40 p.m. Friday at a business on 29th Avenue Drive N.E. in Hickory. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility where bond was initially set at $10,000, secured. He remains in jail without bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled yesterday (May 28) in Newton. No additional court dates are listed.
40-year-old Crystal Lynn Willard of Springdale Drive in Newton was arrested Friday (May 24) by Hickory Police Officers. She's charged with one felony count of obtaining property by false pretenses.
Willard was arrested after Officers responded to a call in reference to shoplifting at a business on Catawba Valley Boulevard S.E. in Hickory. Willard was fraudulently returning items to receive money on a store gift card. She was taken to the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $2,500 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled yesterday (May 28).
The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, 24-year-old Brooke Mashay Tollie. Ms. Tollie may suffer from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.
She was last seen at a residence on Riverview Acres in Marion. Ms. Tollie is a white female. She is 5'4" tall and weighs 140 pounds. She has short, blonde hair and green eyes.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Brooke Mashay Tollie should call the McDowell Co. Sherriff's Office at 828-652-4000.
57-year-old Ernest Cleveland Woods of 2nd Street S.W. in Hickory was arrested Friday (May 24) by Hickory Police Officers on two felony counts of breaking and entering a vehicle.
He was originally arrested in connection to an incident in December 2018. Officers took Woods into custody after receiving a call in reference to a suspect that was breaking into vehicles at a business on Main Avenue S.W.
He was taken into custody Friday without incident at a residence on S Center Street in Hickory and was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Center and has since been released under an $8,000 unsecured bond. He was scheduled to appear in Superior Court yesterday (May 28).
27-year-old Jason Dakota Campbell of Lower Lane in Taylorsville was arrested Saturday (May 25) by Hickory Police Officers. He's charged with one felony count of larceny of a motor vehicle.
Campbell was served with an indictment out of Burke County and was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility with bond set at $9,000, secured. A Superior Court appearance was scheduled for July 22.
19-year-old Quincy Harold Michael of Whitetail Circle in Conover was arrested Sunday (May 26) by Hickory Police Officers on one felony count of breaking and entering a vehicle. He's also charged with one misdemeanor count of larceny.
A warrant was issued for Michael's arrest after Officers responded to a call in reference to a larceny that occurred in October 2018 at a restaurant on Highway 70 S.E. Michael was identified as the suspect when Officers received information that the stolen phone had been sold at a video game store.
Michael was arrested without incident at a residence on 20th Street N.E. in Hickory and was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $6,500 secured bond. A Superior Court appearance was scheduled yesterday (May 28) in Newton.