DA Reilly Speaks at Event

DA Supports Charters of Freedom In Caldwell County

District Attorney Scott Reilly was one of the featured speakers for the dedication ceremony of the Charters of Freedom in the City of Lenoir that took place on July 3, 2019. Reilly, the elected DA for the 36th Prosecutorial District … Read More

Defendant Icey Gooden

Woman Sentenced to 25+ Years for 2nd Degree Murders

On Friday, March 8, 2019, Icey Chennell Gooden, 28, entered a guilty plea to two counts of second-degree murder, two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of first-degree kidnapping in Burke County Superior Court in relation … Read More

Defendant Joshua Lumpkins

Caldwell Man Convicted Of Sex Offenses With Child

Joshua Lee Lumpkins, 46, of Hudson, will spend at least 25 years in prison following his conviction for two counts of attempted first-degree statutory rape and two counts of taking indecent liberties with a child. The Honorable Daniel A. Kuehnert, … Read More

Defendant Justin Dalton

No Death Penalty In Case Against Murder Suspect

The State is not seeking the death penalty in the murder case against 32-year-old Justin Drew Dalton, of Newton. Prosecutors announced during Catawba County Superior Court on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, that they do not intend to proceed with the … Read More