Newton man arrested in relation to crack cocaine

Cigi Sparks
O-N-E Reporter

On Friday, the Catawba County Drug Task Force arrested a Newton man after he sold an undercover officer 20 grams of crack cocaine. 

Officers arrested John Markel Gaither, 22, of Newton, around 2:30 p.m. on Friday on 8th Street Drive Northeast in Hickory.

To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.