54-year-old Middleton Darnell Miles of Rink Dam Road in Taylorsville was arrested by Hickory Police at 10:30 a.m. yesterday on one felony count each of obtaining property by false pretense and possession of stolen goods.

Events leading to his arrest began when a manager at the Hobby Lobby store in Hickory received a call Monday (August 8) from Sonoco Recycling reporting that a white male had brought in two bales of cardboard. The bales of cardboard, valued at $65, had Hobby Lobby’s identification on them.

Management had noticed the cardboard missing from the loading dock two days earlier. Miles was identified as the suspect and a warrant for his arrest was issued.

He was taken into custody without incident Tuesday at Sonoco Recycling on 10th Street Place N.W. in Hickory. Miles was taken to the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $2,500 secured bond. He has since been released. He was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court today in Newton.

19-year-old Carlos Car’tre Ikard of 3rd Avenue S.E. in Hickory was served felony indictments by Hickory Police just after midnight yesterday (August 9) for the delivery of schedule I, II and VI controlled substances.

His arrest comes in connection to an incident on March 29 of this year when Officers conducted a traffic stop on Highway 70 S.W. 1.1 grams of crack cocaine, 3.5 grams of MDMA (Ecstasy) and 14.2 grams of marijuana were found. Ikard was charged and arrested at that time, and another subject in the vehicle, Taren Hairston, was charged with felony possession of cocaine, possession of a schedule I controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. The driver, Whitney Ikard, was charged with no operator’s license.

Carlos Ikard was taken into custody at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday at the Silver Springs Terrace Apartments on 20th Street N.E. in Hickory. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $20,000 secured bond. A Superior Court date was set for today in Newton.

Tuesday, 09 August 2016 17:51

Claremont Man Accused of Stealing Shingles

44-year-old Edward Lester Marlow of Love Road in Claremont was arrested by Hickory Police just after noon Saturday (August 6) on two felony counts of larceny.

He is accused of taking 30 bundles of shingles from a property associated with Habitat for Humanity on 30th Avenue Loop N.E. in Hickory. The incidents occurred on two different occasions. The shingles were valued at just over $1,000. Marlow was identified by the vehicle’s registration tag, which was recorded on surveillance video.

He was taken into custody without incident at a residence on 7th Avenue N.W. in Hickory. Marlow was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $25,000, secured. A first appearance in court was scheduled yesterday (August 8) with his next court date coming up on August 22.

20-year-old Marquez Jayshun-Jerome Ikard of 7th Avenue S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at about three o’clock yesterday afternoon (August 8) on one felony count of possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule VI controlled substance and one misdemeanor count each of possession of marijuana up to half an ounce and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to H.P.D.’s arrest report, Ikard was arrested for possessing 52.6 grams of marijuana. He also had a handgun at the time of his arrest.

Ikard was arrested on the 400 block of 7th Avenue S.W. in Hickory and placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility. No bond amount was listed. As of Tuesday afternoon, he was no longer in custody. An appearance in District Court was set for today in Newton.

17-year-old Xzavion Rashawn Watts of 3rd Avenue S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police shortly after 6:30 p.m. yesterday (August 8) on one felony count of possession of stolen goods and misdemeanor counts of larceny and carrying a concealed gun.

He was arrested at the Ridgeview Recreation Center where Police located a subject who matched the description of a man who was attempting to sell two stolen iPhones. According to police reports, the man, Xzavion Watts, had the phones and a concealed firearm on his person. He was taken into custody without incident.

Watts was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $12,000 secured bond. He’ll appear in District Court on September 20 in Newton.

22-year-old Montavious Lemar Mayfield of 3rd Avenue Court S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early Sunday morning (August 7) on two counts of failure to appear for possession of a firearm by a felon and carrying a concealed gun.

Mayfield was previously arrested on the weapons charges on July 31, as reported on WHKY on August 2. He was scheduled to appear in court on August 1.

After failing to appear in court, Mayfield was again taken into custody without incident. He was arrested on at 1:05 a.m. Sunday on the 300 block of 4th Avenue S.W. in Hickory. Mayfield has been confined in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $40,000, secured. He is now scheduled to appear in District Court on September 20.

52-year-old Jeffrey Brent Church of Andria Lane in Connelly Springs was arrested by Hickory Police just before 11 o’clock last night (August 7) on felony counts of possession with intent to manufacture a schedule II controlled substance and maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for a controlled substance, as well as one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was arrested after Police stopped a 1996 Honda Passport driven by Church on the 500 block of Highway 321 N.W. for a suspicious license plate. Officers found a handgun, one dosage unit of Oxycodone Hydrochloride, a meth pipe and a total of 21.9 grams of methamphetamine.

A small quantity of the meth was found in the passenger’s pocketbook. The passenger, 39-year-old Wendy Angela Fair, was charged with misdemeanor counts of simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was also served a warrant for failure to appear on a misdemeanor probation violation.

Church was taken into custody without incident and confined in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $75,000, secured. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled for today in Newton. Fair was also jailed under a $3,270 bond with court dates on September 19 and September 22.

47-year-old Chong Yang of Milwaukee, Wisconsin was arrested by Hickory Police at 8:10 Saturday morning (August 6) on one felony count each of assault inflicting serious injury including strangulation and kidnapping, plus one misdemeanor count of assault on a female.

Yang’s arrest comes in connection to an incident that began on May 28 of this year when he allegedly assaulted a 37-year-old Hickory woman and held her against her will in a hotel in Hickory. She was eventually released. The victim and the suspect were acquainted.

The incident was not reported until August 5. Police did not release any information regarding the victim’s condition at the time of the incident.

Yang was taken into custody without incident on 1st Avenue N.W. in Hickory, near the Westmont Gym. He was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $100,000 secured bond. A first appearance in District Court was set for today (August 8) in Newton.

35-year-old Chad Daunta Bess of 34th Street Drive N.E. in Hickory was arrested Friday (August 5) by Hickory Police on three felony counts each of possession of marijuana with intent to sell or deliver, the sale of marijuana, delivery of marijuana, sale or delivery of a controlled substance within 300 feet of school property and maintaining a vehicle dwelling or place for a controlled substance. The warrants for his arrest were issued on July 19, 2016. The complainant listed on H.P.D.’s arrest report is a Maiden Police Officer.

Bess was taken into custody without incident at H.P.D. headquarters just after 9:30 Friday night. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $186,000, secured. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled for today (August 8) in Newton.

Hickory Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Speedway convenience store on Highway 127 South in Mountain View. The incident occurred at about 1:05 Thursday morning (August 4).

A 55-year-old female clerk told Police a male subject entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money. He took an undisclosed sum of cash and fled the store, on foot. No one was injured.

The suspect was described only as a light-skinned male with a thin build. His face was covered by a white shirt.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery should call Hickory Police at 828-328-5551.

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