Hickory Man Convicted For Sexual Offenses With Minor

A Hickory man will serve at least 12 years in prison following his conviction for sexual offenses on Monday, April 11, 2022, during Catawba County Superior Court. Andrew John Kenneth Patrick, 45, was given the active prison term of 12 … Read More

DA’s Office Legal Assistant Earns Statewide Recognition

A legal assistant with the 36th Prosecutorial District Attorney’s Office is the recipient of a statewide award of excellence for her work with driving while impaired cases. Meredith Scott has been recognized as a Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) North … Read More

Trafficking Plea Leads To Prison Term for Hickory Woman

Audrey Leann James, 39, of Hickory, was sentenced to an active prison term of approximately six to eight years following her conviction for trafficking opioids by possession during Catawba County Superior Court on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. The Honorable Gregory … Read More

Newton Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking Charges

Joshua Jezreel Duncan was given an active prison sentence of nine to 12 years following his conviction for multiple drug offenses during Catawba County Superior Court on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. The Honorable J. Thomas Davis, Superior Court Judge from … Read More