38-year-old Dale Shamir Graham of Miami, Florida, was arrested last Friday (October 1) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony trafficking opium or heroin.
According to information released Tuesday (October 5), last Friday, Narcotics Investigators with the Morganton Department of Public Safety and Burke County Sheriff’s Office conducted a joint investigation into drug activity at The Super 8 Motel located at 2402 South Sterling Street.
A search was conducted in a room at the Motel. Investigators reportedly found 29.67 grams of Fentanyl, assorted drug paraphernalia, and an undisclosed amount of cash during the search. The occupant of the room, Dale Shamire Graham, was arrested at the scene.
Graham was placed in the Burke County Jail under a $50,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (October 6). His next District Court date is scheduled for October 25.