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Joseph Cory Choate
Courtesy of Alexander County P2C website

Burke County Man Jailed In Alexander County On Charge Of Violating Probation

40-year-old Joseph Cory Choate of Morganton was arrested Wednesday (October 26) by authorities in Alexander County. He’s charged with felony probation violation. Choate is on probation as a result of a conviction in September, 2020 in Burke County for felony possession of schedule II controlled substance. Choate received a suspended sentence following that conviction. He was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center Wednesday under $10,000 secured bond. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled Monday (October 31) in Taylorsville.

[WACB’s Rick Gilbert contributed to this story]