Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: Phillip Tyree Nichols was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Office deputies on May 15, 2015 for Second Degree Kidnapping, Assault on a Female and Communicating Threats. On this date, deputies responded to a call for help where a female victim reported that Nichols had assaulted her and held her against her will inside her home for a short period of time. At this time he was given a $9,000.00 bond.
As a result of these charges, Nichols was given Pretrial Release Conditions prohibiting him from having any contact with the victim in that case.
On June 10, 2015 it was reported to Det.Sgt.C.Harwell with the Special Victims Unit that Nichols was violating the pretrial release conditions. As a result of Sgt. Harwell’s investigation, Nichols’ $9000.00 bond was revoked and increased to $102,500.00. He is currently in the Iredell County Detention Center.