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Kevin Lee Huffman
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Connelly Springs Man Charged With Meth Trafficking, Probation Violation

54-year-old Kevin Lee Huffman of Mount Hebron Avenue in Connelly Springs was arrested Thursday (August 11) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with two felony counts of trafficking methamphetamine, single felony counts of possession of a weapon by a felon and probation violation, and a misdemeanor count of probation violation.

Huffman is on probation as a result of convictions in 2021 in Brunswick and Burke Counties. He was convicted of misdemeanor counts of possession of schedule IV controlled substance, carrying a concealed weapon, and maintaining a place for controlled substance in Brunswick County in October, 2021. An 18 month suspended sentence was imposed following that conviction. In August of 2021, Huffman was convicted of felony possession with intent to sell schedule II controlled substance in Burke County. In that case, he received a 30 month suspended sentence.

Huffman was arrested shortly before midnight Thursday and placed in jail in Morganton under $145,000 secured bond. A District Court date was scheduled today (August 12).