Register of Deeds will be closed December 5, 6 and 9, 2019, to move to a larger space across the hall from its current offices within the Catawba County Justice Center.


The Narcotics and Vice Unit is a specialized unit of the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office which investigates violations of the North Carolina Controlled Substance Act and Vice Crimes. The unit works closely with its municipal counterparts within Catawba County and surrounding counties and within state and federal agencies. Investigators use covert investigations, surveillance operations and information gathering to build their cases. Narcotics investigators are sworn federal officers to facilitate their participation in building federal cases.

Narcotics can be reached at 828-464-6932 or if you wish to leave a tip, use the tip line at 828-466-ATIP (2847).