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34-year-old William Eric Clark of 17th Avenue NE in Hickory was arrested Tuesday (May 30) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with habitual larceny. Following the arrest, Clark was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $10,000 bond. A District Court date was scheduled for today (May 31).

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 05:13

Lenoir Man Charged With Fleeing To Elude Arrest

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40-year-old Clarence Thomas Waycaster of SE Plymouth Road in Lenoir was taken into custody Tuesday (May 30) by authorities in Caldwell County. He's charged with felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle. In addition, Waycaster is charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and driving while license revoked. He was detained in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $5,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for June 26 in Lenoir.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 05:05

Weapon Charge Lodged Against Catawba Man

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29-year-old Lamar Montray Gibbs of Old Catawba Road in Catawba was arrested Tuesday (May 30) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with discharging a weapon into an occupied property. Gibbs was confined in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $7,500 bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (May 31).

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 04:51

Hudson Residents Charged With Weapon Offenses

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21-year-old Brian Preston Freeman of Grant Road and 19-year-old Matthew Edward Thibault of Delia Hall Lane, both from Hudson, were each arrested Tuesday (May 30) by Hudson Police Officers. They're both charged with felony discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling or moving vehicle. Following their arrests, Freeman and Thibault were both jailed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $50,000 secured bond. They both have District Court dates Thursday (June 1).

63-year-old Johnny Lee Metts of West Church Street in Lincolnton was arrested Monday (May 29) by Lincolnton Police Officers. He's charged with indecent liberties with a child.

Early Monday morning Lincolnton Police Department patrol units responded to a residence on West Church Street in response to a call involving the possible sexual assault of a child victim by a known perpetrator. The child victim was transported to the CHS – Lincoln Emergency Department for treatment.  
Evidence and statements were collected. As a result of the evidence collected, probable cause was developed leading to Metts' arrest.  

According to a news release from the Lincolnton Police Department, Metts was known to the child victim, who was under the age of 12. Detective Brandon Hunsucker was the investigating, charging, and arresting officer. The Lincoln County Child Advocacy Center also assisted in the case.

Bond for Metts was set at $30,000 secured and he was placed in the Lincoln County Jail.  He was scheduled to appear in District Court yesterday (May 30). His next District Court date is June 13.
 
Metts has prior convictions for Felony Probation Violation, Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon on an Officer, Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Government Official, Escape from a Local Jail, Second Degree Trespassing, Impersonation of a Peace Officer, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Assault on a Female, Simple Assault, Resist, Obstruct, and Delay a Public Officer, Simple Affray, Communicating Threats, Assault and Battery, and Breaking and Entering.

26-year-old Lu Weipeng of 23rd Street Court S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at 8:45 p.m. Sunday (May 28) at Academy Sports on Highway 70 S.E.  Weipeng was charged with possession of a stolen firearm.

Officers responded to a call referencing a subject who walked into the store carrying a loaded handgun.  Upon arrival, the subject was located in the parking lot with an off-duty Alexander County Sheriff’s Deputy who offered assistance.  The handgun was reportedly stolen from Claremont.

Weipeng was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $20,000 secured bond.  He was scheduled to appear in Superior Court today (May30) in Newton.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 13:56

Hickory Man Jailed on Drug Charges

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65-year-old Leverne Williams of 2nd Avenue S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at 11:30 Friday morning (May 26) on one felony count each of possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine and maintaining a vehicle, dwelling or place for a controlled substance, plus misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana up to half an ounce and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Williams was taken into custody without incident at a residence on 2nd Avenue S.E. in Hickory.  He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $30,000, secured.  A first appearance in District Court was scheduled today (May 30) in Newton.

36-year-old Brian Lee Maynor of Stubbs Place in Maiden was arrested by Hickory Police at 3:30 Friday afternoon (May 26). He was charged with attempting to obtain property by false pretense, identity theft and resisting, delaying or obstructing a public officer.

The arrest comes after subjects attempted to rent a room at the Red Roof Inn using false identification. Officers then conducted a traffic stop. A rear passenger, Maynor, had outstanding warrants for probation violations and child support.

Maynor was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $70,000 secured bond. A Superior Court date was scheduled today (May 30) in Newton.

33-year-old Nathaniel Breon “Little Nate” Wilson of Kool Park Road N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police Saturday evening (May 27).  He was served outstanding warrants on one felony count of failure to appear and one misdemeanor count of failure to appear.  The arrest comes in connection to a felony charge for the sale or delivery of cocaine and one misdemeanor count of assault on a female.  In addition, Wilson faces charges for resisting a public officer, possession of marijuana, driving while license revoked and fictitious or altered title, registration card or tag.

Wilson was taken into custody at 7:35 p.m. Saturday at a residence on 2nd Street Place S.E. in Hickory.  He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $109,500 secured bond.  District Court dates were set for June 8, June 13 and July 13, with a Superior Court appearance scheduled for July 10, all in Newton.

44-year-old Tami Farris Mcfall of Farris Loop in Morganton was arrested by Lenoir Police on Sunday (May 28). She was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. She was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $5,000 secured bond. A district court appearance was scheduled for today (May 30).

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