Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Saturday, December 14, 2019 the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received an emergency call requesting deputies respond to an address in Western Iredell County in reference to a Domestic Violence Protection Order Violation. The caller advised Ricky Jason Moose had been served with a Domestic Violence Protection Order prohibiting him from having any contact with the resident.
Moose had forcibly entered the residence where he then threatened to harm himself. Moose injured both his wrists with a knife prior to deputies arriving on the scene. When the deputies arrived they located Moose, and were able to get him out of the home.
Moose then threatened the deputies, by wielding a knife at then as he continued to make verbal threats to the deputies. Eventually the deputies were able to subdue Moose taking him into custody. Moose was transported to a local hospital by EMS, for treatment for his injuries.
Arrest warrants for Ricky Moose were obtained charging him with: Domestic Violence Protection Order Violation, Domestic Criminal Trespass, Misdemeanor Resist, Delaying and Obstructing a Public Officer.
On Thursday, December 19, 2019 Moose was discharged from a hospital. He was then taken into custody by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office.
Rickey Moose was taken before Magistrate R. Imes at the Iredell County Detention Center and served the arrest warrants. Moose was initially placed on a Domestic Hold with No Bond for the charges of Domestic Violence Protection Order, and Domestic Criminal Trespass. Moose was given a 2,500.00 dollar secured bond for Misdemeanor Resist, Obstruct and Delaying a Public Officer. Moose also received a bond of 750,000.00 dollars secured bond for violating pretrial release conditions which stemmed from a domestic assault which had occurred a few weeks prior to this incident.
Moose was later taken before a District Court Judge Hicks who issued an additional bond of 250,000.00 dollars for the domestic related charges. Moose’s total bond is at 1,002,500 dollars secured bond.
Ricky Jason Moose, 56 Years Old
178 Hill Farm Road
Hiddenite, North Carolina 28636
1,002,500 DOLLARS SECURED BOND.
Criminal history: Misdemeanor Assault on a Governmental Official, Reckless Driving to Endanger, Misdemeanor Resisting a Public Officer, Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Failure to Stop for a Stopped School Bus, and five counts of Driving While License Revoked.