23-year-old Douglas Keith “Junior” Triplett of Sandy Berry Road in Jonesville has been arrested by Iredell Co. Sheriff’s Officers on eight felony counts each of indecent liberties with a child and statutory sexual offense on a child by adult.

On March 3, the Sheriff’s Office took a report regarding the sexual assault of a child in northern Iredell County. The victim said he was sexually assaulted on multiple occasions between December 2015 and June 2017.

The case was assigned to Detective Patrick Dixson with the Sheriff’s Special Victims Unit. Detective Dixson spoke to the victim, who identified Douglas Keith Triplett as the suspect. Several witnesses were also identified and interviewed.

As a result of the investigation, Triplett was arrested and placed in the Iredell Co. Detention Center where he was held under a $300,000 secured bond. He was scheduled to appear in District Court today (March 29) and on April 17.

40-year-old Robert Warren Perkey, Jr. of Ruritan Club Road in Hudson was arrested by Caldwell Co. Sheriff’s Officers yesterday (March 27) on one felony count of breaking & entering and credit card theft. Following his arrest, Perkey was taken to the Caldwell Co. Detention Center under a $30,000 secured bond. An appearance in District Court was scheduled today in Lenoir.

33-year-old Joshua Garris Hamby of Yadkin View Drive in Ferguson was arrested by Caldwell Co. Sheriff’s Officers yesterday (March 27) on seven counts of failure to appear. He faces charges for possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver methamphetamine, possession of meth, possession of schedule II and VI controlled substances, fleeing to elude arrest, resisting a public officer, damage to personal property and child abuse.

Following his arrest, Hamby was taken to the Caldwell Co. Detention Center with bond set at $75,000, secured. An appearance in Superior Court was scheduled for May 14 in Lenoir.

29-year-old Timothy Wayne Greer, Jr. of Union Grove Road in Lenoir was arrested by Hickory Police early this morning (March 28) on two felony counts of identity theft. The warrants for his arrest were issued in Burke County on Valentine’s Day.

Greer was taken into custody at 12:53 a.m. today at a bank on 4th Street Drive S.W. in Hickory. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $25,000 secured bond. He has since been released. An appearance in District Court was set for tomorrow in Morganton.

40-year-old Timothy Lamont Stewart of McDaniel Circle in Newton was arrested by Hickory Police at about 10:20 last night (March 27) on three felony counts of failure to appear. The warrants for his arrest were issued in Burke County.

Stewart was taken into custody without incident at an attorney’s office on 12th Avenue N.E. in Hickory. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $55,000, secured. He has since been released. Stewart will appear in District Court on April 16 in Morganton.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 10:58

Hickory Man Indicted on Felony Drug Charge

46-year-old Gentry Carroll Treadway of 27th Street N.E. in Hickory was served a grand jury indictment by Hickory Police shortly before 2 p.m. yesterday (March 27) on one felony count of possession of a schedule II controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia. The warrant for his arrest was issued on February 19.

Treadway was taken into custody without incident at the Probation & Parole office on 26th Street S.E. in Hickory. He was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $50,000, secured. An appearance in Superior Court was scheduled today in Newton.

30-year-old Casey Brandon Scott of 13th Street S.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police just after eleven o’clock last night (March 26) on two felony probation violations. Scott is on probation as he serves a 36-month suspended sentence following a March 2016 conviction in Catawba County on felony counts of larceny, breaking & entering and the sale & delivery of a schedule I controlled substance.

Scott was taken into custody without incident at an apartment on 20th Street N.E. in Hickory. He was jailed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $20,000 secured bond. An appearance in Superior Court was set for April 2 in Newton.

65-year-old Daniel Ussery of 6th Avenue S.W. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police at 9:15 last night (March 26) on one felony count of habitual larceny.

Ussery was arrested after Hickory Police responded to a larceny call at the Glidden Professional Paint Center on 4th Street S.W. Store employees said they saw a man concealing items, and then leaving the store pushing a bicycle. Later on the same date, Hickory Police were called to perform a health check on a black male who matched the suspect description. Ussery received medical treatment, and was then taken into custody without incident.

The suspect was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $26,000, secured. He was scheduled to make a first appearance in District Court today in Newton.

52-year-old Johnny Eugene Clemmons of 2nd Street Court S.W. in Hickory was served a bill of indictment by Hickory Police just before 11 o’clock Friday night (March 23) on one felony count of malicious conduct by a prisoner.

Clemmons was arrested in connection to an incident on December 14 of last year when Hickory Police responded to reports of a suspicious person at a restaurant on Union Square. Clemmons was located and arrested for public intoxication & disruptive behavior. While in custody, the suspect spat on an Officer.

Clemmons was taken into custody Friday at an address on 3rd Avenue S.E. He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $25,000, secured. An appearance in Superior Court was scheduled for May 21 in Newton.

52-year-old Jeffrey Devon Turner of Signal Hill Drive in Statesville was arrested by Hickory Police at 12:25 Friday afternoon (March 23) on one felony count each of breaking & entering and stalking, plus two misdemeanor domestic violence protection order violations and one count of domestic criminal trespass.

He was arrested in connection to an incident on March 17 when Hickory Police responded to a domestic-related break-in at a residence on the 200 block of 7th Street S.W. Turner was taken into custody without incident Friday at a pharmacy on Fairgrove Church Road S.E.

He was placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $30,000, secured. An appearance in District Court was scheduled for April 2 in Newton.

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