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Wayne Douglas Clark
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Burke County Man Arrested In Case Involving Stolen Vehicle

53-year-old Wayne Douglas Clark of East Burke Road in Connelly Springs was arrested Wednesday (January 4) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle along with two misdemeanor counts of failure to appear for failure to comply.

Clark was arrested in connection to an incident reported early Wednesday morning. Shortly after 3 a.m. Wednesday, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a Marion resident who told them his 1988 Nissan had been stolen. The incident occurred at an address on Old N.C. 10 in Connelly Springs.

Clark was arrested shortly before 3:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Old N.C. 10 address that was reported as the scene of the incident. He was brought to the Magistrates office where it was learned that there were two failure to appear charges against him, one from Burke County, the other from Caldwell County.

Clark was incarcerated in the Burke County Jail under $5,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (January 6). A first appearance in District Court was scheduled Thursday (January 5). He has upcoming District Court dates scheduled for January 26, February 2, and March 3 in Burke County and February 16 in Caldwell County.