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Felony Drug Charge Filed Against Man Jailed In Burke County
Franklin Laquin Wilkerson
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Felony Drug Charge Filed Against Man Jailed In Burke County

43-year-old Franklin Laquin Wilkerson was arrested Tuesday (March 15) by authorities in Burke County. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance. In addition, Wilkerson is charged with one misdemeanor count of parole violation and two misdemeanor counts of failure to appear. He was arrested shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday and placed in jail in Morganton under $20,000 secured bond. A District Court date is scheduled Thursday (March 17).