Friday, 01 June 2018 17:51

Missing Burke County Woman Found, Safe

A Silver Alert that was issued earlier today (June 1) for 78-year-old Glenda S. Williams of Drexel has been canceled. Ms. Williams has been found and is safe. Drexel Police say Ms. Williams and her husband were found in Huntington, West Virginia. Ms. Williams’ husband reportedly forgot to notify anyone that the couple was leaving town.

41-year-old Shaun Michael Pressley of 1st Avenue S.E. in Hickory was served a bill of indictment by Hickory Police at about 4:45 p.m. yesterday (May 31) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance.

Pressley’s arrest comes in connection to an incident on September 21 of last year. At that time, Officers responded to perform a health check at an address on 10th Avenue N.E. A caller said the subject, Shaun Michael Pressley, was behaving aggressively toward other residents at the apartment complex. Officers located Pressley and found 0.4 grams of methamphetamine on his person. He was initially arrested on that date.

Yesterday, Pressley was taken into custody without incident at a shelter on 2nd Avenue Place S.E. in Hickory. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $3,000 secured bond. An appearance in Superior Court was scheduled today in Newton.

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30-year-old Patrice E’Shay Rena Powell of 2nd Street S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 5 p.m. yesterday (May 31) on one felony count of obtaining property by false pretense. The warrant for her arrest was issued in July of last year. The complainant on H.P.D.’s arrest report is the Catawba Co. Clerk of Court.

Powell was taken into custody without incident at the Hickory Police Department. She was processed and released under a $1,500 unsecured bond. An appearance in Superior Court was scheduled today in Newton.

57-year-old David Van Morgan of 14th Street S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early this morning on one felony count of failure to appear on a charge of larceny of a motor vehicle. The original incident occurred in March of 2015.

Morgan was taken into custody without incident at about 1:20 a.m. today at his residence. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $20,000, secured. An appearance in Superior Court on July 23.

21-year-old Dominique Jesse Wright of 13th Street S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at 2 p.m. yesterday (May 30) on one felony count of larceny by servant or other employee.

He was arrested when Police responded to a reported employee larceny at the Speedway convenience store on Highway 70 S.W. A clerk, Dominique Jesse Wright, allegedly took lottery tickets from the store without paying for them.

Wright was taken into custody without incident at his residence. He was processed at the Hickory Police Department and released about a half hour later under a $1,000 unsecured bond. An appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.

32-year-old Khalfani Sharron Coulter of 15th Street S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 9:35 last night (May 30). He was charged with felony sale or delivery of a schedule II controlled substance (cocaine). The warrant for his arrest was issued on April 8 of this year.

Coulter was taken into custody without incident at a mobile home on Highland Avenue N.E. in Hickory. He was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $10,000 secured bond. An appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.

29-year-old Darvis James Stacy of Kool Park Road N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 3 p.m. yesterday (May 30) on one felony count of possession of a firearm by a felon and one misdemeanor count of assault by pointing a gun.

Stacy was taken into custody without incident at a tattoo parlor on 12th Avenue N.E. in Hickory where he is employed. He has since been released. Stacy was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $10,000, secured. An appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Newton.

19-year-old Gabriel Dawson Propst of Redberry Lane in Conover was arrested by Hickory Police early this morning (May 31) on one felony count each of aiding & abetting armed robbery, larceny, larceny of a firearm and larceny of a motor vehicle, along with one count of attempted larceny. Warrants for his arrest were issued today, May 21 and February 8 of this year. The complainant on H.P.D.’s arrest report is an Officer with the Newton Police Department.

Propst was taken into custody without incident at 6:50 a.m. today at a business address on Highway 70 S.W. in Hickory. He was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $126,200 secured bond. He was scheduled to appear in District Court on June 1 & 6 and on July 23.

24-year-old Barry Lee McMahan II of Island Farm Road in Maiden was arrested by Hickory Police early Tuesday morning (May 29) on one felony count of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and one misdemeanor count of failure to appear.

According to H.P.D.’s arrest report, McMahan was arrested after fleeing in a 1995 Toyota Tacoma. He was taken into custody at about 3:45 a.m. yesterday at 28th Street and U.S. Highway 70 S.W. in Hickory.

McMahan was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $12,000 secured bond. An appearance in District Court was scheduled today (May 30).

19-year-old Trevon Antonio Simpson of 20th Avenue Drive N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday (May 26) on one felony count of larceny from a person.

His arrest stems from an incident on April 2 of this year when Hickory Police responded to a reported armed robbery at Simpson’s residence. Upon arrival, Officers found Simpson and placed him under arrest.

The suspect was taken into custody without incident Saturday and placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $15,000, secured. He was scheduled to appear in Superior Court today (May 29) in Newton.

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