North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Newby, center, visited the Caldwell County Courthouse recently as part of his tour of all 100 counties in the state dating back to its start in May 2021. Shown with Chief Justice Newby … Read More
News and Press Releases from the DA's Office
Below you will find information about the latest pleas, trials, and important developments in Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties. As an office, we are bound by the Rules of Professional Conduct for all North Carolina attorneys, and special rules for prosecutors. Therefore, we often only comment on cases after final disposition.
For all media inquiries and requests, for all three counties, please contact Nathan Key by phone: 828-695-6193 or email: Nathan.D.Key@nccourts.org.
North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Newby, center, visited the Catawba County Courthouse recently as part of his tour of all 100 counties in the state that began in May 2021. Shown with Chief Justice Newby are 36th Prosecutorial … Read More
Jose Luis Garcia, 40, of Hickory, was sentenced to an active prison term of 12 to 19 years following his conviction for multiple sexual offenses during Catawba County Superior Court on Monday, June 27, 2022. The Honorable Reggie E. McKnight, … Read More
Tammy West, administrative assistant for the 36th Prosecutorial District Attorney’s Office, represented the Catawba County Veterans’ Treatment Court (VTC) during the Veterans Stand Down that took place on the campus of Catawba Valley Community College on Friday, June 17, 2022. … Read More
Nathaniel Lee Miller, 32, of Hickory, was sentenced to serve five to seven years in prison after pleading guilty as charged to fleeing to elude with a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen motor vehicle and admitting his habitual felon … Read More
Dimitris Rashawn Williams, 29, of Hickory, was sentenced to spend 10 to 15 years in prison following his conviction for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious … Read More
Ryan Crofts, left, recently was sworn in as a new Assistant District Attorney for the 36th Prosecutorial District in Catawba County. He will serve Catawba County in Superior Court. Crofts is shown taking the oath of office administered by the … Read More
Meredith Scott was recognized as a Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) North Carolina Award of Excellence recipient for 2021 based on her achievements in working on DWI cases for the Catawba County District Attorney’s Office. She was presented with the … Read More
National Peace Officers Memorial Day will be observed on Sunday, May 15, 2022, across the United States. Peace Officers Memorial Day is an observance in America that pays tribute to local, state and federal peace officers who have died, or … Read More
Members of the 36th Prosecutorial District Attorney’s Office support staff were treated to an outing by District Attorney Scott Reilly in recognition of Administrative Professionals’ Day (celebrated April 27, 2022) for their hard work and dedication to their respective offices … Read More