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Tuesday, 03 June 2014 15:18

Morganton Man Convicted & Sentenced for Cooking Meth; More

Melvin Woodrow Wilson Melvin Woodrow Wilson courtesy of Burke Co. Sheriff's Office

In Burke Co. Criminal Superior Court, 29-year-old Melvin Woodrow Wilson of Morganton was convicted on felony counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle, manufacturing methamphetamine and fleeing to elude arrest with a motor vehicle.

The conviction follows a January 2013 arrest when Burke County Narcotics Agents stopped a vehicle on Zero Mull Road and found various items consistent with the manufacture of meth. Wilson was taken into custody, along with 43-year-old Michael Allen Conley.

Wilson was sentenced to no less than 50 months and no more than 72 months in the Division of Adult Correction.

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