Catawba County Man Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges

NEWTON, NC – A search warrant led to the arrest of a Catawba County man after deputies seized drugs and a stolen vehicle from a home in Newton, according to a news release.

The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence on Zion Church Road near Highway 321 Monday, March 27th. Deputies say during the search investigators seized 29 grams of meth, 2 grams of fentanyl, a stolen vehicle, and drug paraphernalia.

The suspect, identified as 28-year-old Jody Adams was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Trafficking in methamphetamine
  • Possession with intent to sell or deliver schedule II narcotics,
  • Maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for distributing controlled substances,
  • Possession of a stolen motor vehicle
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

Adams received a $73,000 secured bond