Richard Clifford Gaither Jr. (center), prepares to leave the courtroom after making his first appearance before District Court Judge Amy Sigmon in March 2011 . Gaither was arrested in March 2011 and charged in the death of Steven Darnell Simpson. HICKORY DAILY RECORD FILE PHOTO
Hickory Police examine a white Ford Explorer believed to be involved in a drive-by shooting in March of 2011. Steven Darnell Simpson was killed in the incident which occurred on First Avenue SW. HICKORY DAILY RECORD FILE PHOTO
Richard Clifford Gaither, Jr.
Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 1:15 pm
HICKORY N.C. – A man who was charged in a March 2011 murder and was released after the charges against him were dismissed has been arrested and charged with the murder again.
Richard Clifford Gaither, Jr., 25, of Vale was arrested on Tuesday and charged with one count of non-specified murder, one count of discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle and one count of discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle inflicting serious injury.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 1:15 pm.