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Jerman Odell Lean
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Charlotte Man Jailed In Burke County On Drug Charges

31-year-old Jerman Odell Lean of Charlotte was arrested Tuesday (August 23) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of trafficking opium or heroin and possession of cocaine along with misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting a public officer, and carrying a concealed gun. Lean was arrested shortly after 4 a.m. Tuesday and placed in jail in Morganton under $52,000 secured bond. District Court appearances are scheduled Thursday (August 25) and September 19.