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Cynthia Dawn Rice
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Drug & Firearm Charges Filed Against Burke County Woman

34-year-old Cynthia Dawn Rice of Fisher Davis Road in Morganton was arrested last Friday (December 8) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of possession of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm by a felon along with a misdemeanor count of carrying a concealed gun.

Rice was arrested shortly before 5 p.m. last Friday at an address on U.S. 64 in Morganton. Following the arrest, she was taken to the Burke County Jail and placed under no bond on a 48 hour hold. As of earlier today (December 14), Rice was not listed as an inmate in Burke County. She’s scheduled to appear in District Court Friday (December 14).