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Catawba County man suspected for controlled substance violations

On Wednesday, March 4, 2020, investigators with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Narcotics Division and the Longview Police Department executed a search warrant at 3401 Oxford School…

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Conover man faces sexual assault charges

Lincolnton, NC – A Catawba County man is facing child sexual assault charges involving a 14-year-old female. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office First Sergeant S. Grinnell…

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Catawba convenience store robbed by person wearing skeleton mask

Pictures courtesy of the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office PRESS RELEASE On 01/12/2020 at 7:56 p.m. Catawba County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of an…

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Trooper injured by rolling vehicle during Catawba arrest

PRESS RELEASE NEWTON – On Wednesday, 1 January 2020 at approximately 1:45 a.m., Troopers in Catawba County on I-40 attempted to stop a suspected impaired…

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Cryptocurrency forfeited after Hickory man pleads guilty to drug trafficking

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray announced today that Travis Justin Stout, 35, of Hickory, N.C., appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David…

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Hickory clothing store robbed at gunpoint

PRESS RELEASE Hickory – On Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Hickory Police responded to Hamrick’s located at 1842 Hwy 70 SE reference…

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Vale man sentenced to 10 years for 2018 shooting

Pictured above: Tykevious Owan Thomas – Picture courtesy of 36th District Attorney Office PRESS RELEASE Tykevious Owan Thomas, 27, of Vale, was sentenced to an…

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Sheriff’s Office: Deputy catches man stealing from Iron Station outbuilding

Pictured above: Thomas Glenn Imler – Picture courtesy of the Hickory Police Department PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – A Hickory man was arrested Friday (October…

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Statesville man killed in fatal collision on NC 150

PRESS RELEASE NEWTON – On Monday, 7 October at approximately 5:25 a.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to a fatal collision in Catawba County…

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Officials investigating claim that Balls Creek Fire was result of animosity between high schools

Pictured above: Fire caused significant damage at the historic Balls Creek Campground in Catawba County Sunday – Picture courtesy of Catawba County Emergency Management via…

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