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Crime Scene Investigations/ Evidence Control
Coy Reid, Sheriff
Coy Reid Sheriff
Phone: (828) 464-5241
Fax: (828) 465-8471

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100 Government Drive
Newton, NC 28658

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 385
Newton, NC 28658

Office Hours:
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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The Crime Scene Investigation and Evidence Control section of CID is responsible for the forensic investigation of major crime scenes in Catawba County.  This section is also charged with the responsibility of the organization, security, maintenance, and destruction of all property and evidence collected by the Sheriff’s Office.  Additionally, this section is responsible for the maintenance and disposition of evidence for several local, state, and federal agencies who conduct investigations inside Catawba County.

Advances in Crime Scene Investigation have been a priority for the Sheriff’s Office since 2006.  The personnel in this section currently have the equipment and training that enables them to conduct forensic investigations at a level far exceeding many agencies in North Carolina.

Lieutenant Nathan Fisher is the primary Crime Scene Investigator. Lt. Fisher has received specialized training in many areas of Forensic Investigation.  A few examples are; Crime Scene Reconstruction, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Firearms, Crime Scene Photography, and video/cell phone analysis.

Sergeant Investigator Kent Brown is the primary Evidence Technician.  Sgt. Inv. Brown has also received specialized training in Crime Scene Investigation and Evidence management.

Lt. Nathan Fisher E-mail Nathan Fisher 828-465-8343
Sgt. Inv. Kent Brown E-mail Kent Brown 828-466-7228