Tag Archives: Hickory NC

Man Facing Attempted Murder Charges Over Land Dispute

HICKORY, N.C. – A Hickory man has been charged with attempted first degree murder after Catawba County officials said he shot another man in the face over an ongoing land dispute. Johnny Franklin Lipps III, 38, was arrested early Thursday …Read More

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Investigators May Have Car Involved In Deadly Hit And Run

HICKORY, N.C. – A vehicle that may have been involved in a deadly hit and run along Highway 321 in Catawba County Monday morning is being processed by the North Carolina Highway Patrol. Troopers say they took a vehicle into custody …Read More

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Child Sexually Assaulted In Unlicensed Daycare; Man Facing Charges

HICKORY, N.C. — The Hickory Police Department has arrested a man for sexual assault of a child, a man who police say was illegally operating a daycare. Last Wednesday, Hickory Police responded to 135 16th Avenue NW in Hickory after …Read More

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Officer Involved Shooting Leaves One Man Dead In Hickory

HICKORY, N.C. — Police in Hickory are investigating an officer-involved shooting that has left a man dead Monday morning. Officers said the shooting happened at the Kangaroo Express on North Center Street shortly before 4 a.m. Officials had the parking lot …Read More

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Masked Man Held Up Gas Station In Hickory

HICKORY, N.C. — Investigators in Hickory say a masked man held up a gas station clerk on Friday night. The clerk at Propst Superette on Section House Road was not injured and told officers the man was carrying a gun. He …Read More

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Woman Crashed Into Crane, Died After Police Chase

HICKORY, N.C. – A woman was killed after she crashed her car into a crane during an overnight police chase in Hickory. Hickory police said a woman was pulled over around 11 p.m. for suspicion of driving under the influence …Read More

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2 Injured During Police Chase Through Hickory

HICKORY, N.C. — Two people went to the hospital and a driver was arrested after a chase that started in Alexander County ended in Hickory, according to police.  The driver crashed at Highway 321 and Clement Boulevard in Hickory, officials said. …Read More

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Man Arrested After "Hooking Up" With Underage Girl He Met Online

HICKORY, N.C. — Police in Hickory are warning parents about the dangers of sexual predators on the internet after an alleged rape of a teenage girl over the weekend. Joshua Dyke is locked up under a $100,000 bond after being charged …Read More

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Man Drinking At Bus Stop Found In Possession Of Cocaine

HICKORY, N.C.  — A Hickory man drinking a beer at a bus stop ran from officers after he was found with cocaine Monday evening, police said. Johnny Lee Wilfong, 46, of 303 12th St. SW, was charged with one count …Read More

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Woman Convicted For Sex Crimes That Happened 25 Years Ago

HICKORY, N.C. – A court convicted a Catawba County woman Wednesday for sex crimes against a minor. Darlene Fenners Melton, 56, was found guilty of indecent liberties with a child. She was sentenced to no less than three years and …Read More

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Woman Stole Ambulance And Headed Home

HICKORY, N.C. – Police said a Gastonia woman spent about 10 minutes joyriding in a stolen ambulance in Hickory. They say Norma Jean James jumped into the ambulance outside Frye Regional Medical Center Saturday night while the emergency medical technician …Read More

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Man Faces Judge This Morning For Armed Robbery

HICKORY, N.C. — Police in Hickory arrested a man in connection to the armed robbery at a Burger King. They believe Christopher Payne robbed the restaurant on Springs Road on Oct. 2. He was arrested at a home less than a …Read More

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