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Levi Austin Poarch
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Caldwell County Man Charged With Felony Drug Offense In Burke County

24-year-old Levi Austin Poarch of Goat Farm Road in Granite Falls was arrested last Friday (September 30) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule I controlled substance.

Shortly before 7 p.m. Friday an officer responded to an address on U.S. 70 West in Morganton in reference to a suspicious person. Following a brief investigation, Poarch was placed under arrest on the drug possession charge.

Bond for Poarch was set at $10,000 secured. He was brought to the Burke County Jail under that bond amount but is not listed as an inmate today (October 4). A first appearance in District Court was scheduled Monday (October 3). The next District Court date for Poarch is scheduled for October 24.