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
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.
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
Belinda See was recently sworn in as a new Assistant District Attorney in Catawba County. She will serve Catawba County in District Court. See, center, is shown with 36th Prosecutorial District Attorney Scott Reilly, left, and District Court Judge Andrea … Read More
Jonathan Andreas Linebarger, 48, of Catawba, was given an active prison sentence of six to eight years following his conviction for assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of possession of a firearm by felon and his admission to habitual … Read More
A Hickory man will serve at least 12 years in prison following his conviction for sexual offenses on Monday, April 11, 2022, during Catawba County Superior Court. Andrew John Kenneth Patrick, 45, was given the active prison term of 12 … Read More
A legal assistant with the 36th Prosecutorial District Attorney’s Office is the recipient of a statewide award of excellence for her work with driving while impaired cases. Meredith Scott has been recognized as a Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) North … Read More