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Kasey Nicole Ledford
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Connelly Springs Woman Charged With Felony Drug Offenses

31-year-old Kasey Nicole Ledford of Old N.C. 18 in Connelly Springs was arrested Thursday (December 7) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of possession of schedule II controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance on prison or jail premises.

Shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday, a Sheriff’s Deputy conducted a traffic stop on U.S. 70 in Connelly Springs. During the stop, the officer reportedly found suspected illegal narcotics. Following the investigation, Ledford was brought to the Magistrate’s Office where she was charged with possession of schedule II controlled substance. The additional felony count was added later.

According to the North Carolina Judicial Branch website, Ledford faces previously filed Burke County charges of misdemeanor assault and battery and speeding. She was incarcerated in the Burke County Jail where she remained as of earlier today (December 8) under $2,000 secured bond. District Court dates were scheduled for Thursday, January 5 and January 22.