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Pang Yee Vue
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Conover Man Charged With Felony Drug Offense, More Details Released

32-year-old Pang Yee Vue of Conover Boulevard East in Conover was arrested by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of marijuana. WHKY previously reported on this arrest on November 14, more details have been released.

According to information released Tuesday (November 22), on November 13, 2022, Burke County Sheriff’s Office deputies were conducting proactive enforcement, in reference to motor vehicle traffic law compliance in eastern Burke County. Shortly after midnight November 13, Deputies made contact with Pang Yee Vue on Hickory Airport Road in Hickory. Vue was driving a 2017 Toyota Corolla, with a suspended license.

When questioned about illegal property inside the vehicle, Vue produced a clear plastic bag of Marijuana. A vehicle search reportedly resulted in the recovery of additional drug paraphernalia and what a news release describes as a felonious amount of marijuana.

Vue was taken into custody and transported to the Burke County Jail. He was incarcerated under a $15,000 secured bond and remained in jail as of earlier today (November 23). A District Court date is next Monday (November 28).