An Alexander County man was arrested this morning on felony charges.
23 year old Justin Nathaniel Helton of Paynes Dairy Road, Taylorsville was taken into custody by Hickory Police. Helton is charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and parole violation. Following his arrest, Helton was placed in the Catawba County Detention Center under $12,000 secured bond. He is scheduled for a court appearance on Thursday, December 28th in Newton.