PRESS RELEASE-Narcotics Violation
Catawba County, NC- On July 12, 2019 at approximately 1:30am, a Catawba County Sheriff’s Office deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of NC Highway 127 and Deerfield Road in Hickory. During the investigation, the operator of the motor vehicle was identified as Christian Allen Michael Keller of 1803 McCombs Street Newton, NC.
Mr. Keller was found to be in possession of 45.4 grams of methamphetamine, as well as a set of digital scales. Mr. Keller was subsequently arrested and taken before a magistrate, where his bond was set at $50,000.00 secured. Mr. Keller is in custody of the Catawba County Detention Facility. The suspect was identified as: Christian Allen Michael, 1803 McCombs Street Newton, NC age 18