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

Prison Imposed for Hickory Man Trafficking Methamphetamine

Peng Vang, 39, of Hickory, was given an active prison term of six to eight years for trafficking methamphetamine and the sale of methamphetamine during Catawba County Superior Court on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. The Honorable Craig Croom, Superior Court Judge from Wake County, imposed … Read More

Vale Man Sentenced in Domestic Murder

A Vale man will serve a prison term of 17 to 22 years following his conviction for second-degree murder and first-degree kidnapping during Catawba County Superior Court on Monday, August 30, 2021. Joseph Wayne Barker, 50, was given an active … Read More

Michael Henderson

Pair of Break-Ins Leads to 5-7 Years for Career Criminal

Michael Scott Henderson, 38, of Hiddenite, will spend five to seven years in prison after he was convicted of two counts of attempted breaking and entering, attempted larceny after breaking and entering, and admitting his habitual felon status during Catawba … Read More