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Caldwell County Man Charged In Connection To Theft Of Catalytic Converters In Burke County
Cody Alan Watson
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Caldwell County Man Charged In Connection To Theft Of Catalytic Converters In Burke County

24-year-old Cody Alan Watson of Hurricane Hill Road in Granite Falls was arrested last Friday (June 17) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with larceny of a catalytic converter and felony possession of stolen goods or property.

According to information released Wednesday (June 22) by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, last Friday shortly before 5 p.m., a North Carolina State Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle on Wilson Road in Hildebran. A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of several catalytic converters.

Burke County Deputies and Detectives responded and interviewed the vehicle occupants. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Cody Alan Watson and, according to law enforcement reports, admitted the catalytic converters belonged to him. Watson was arrested and charged.

Watson was placed in the Burke County Jail under $3,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (June 23). He’s scheduled to appear in District Court July 11 in Morganton.