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Myra Scott Moore
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Fugitive Arrest Reported By Authorities In Burke County

56-year-old Myra Scott Moore of Roper Street in Morganton was arrested Sunday (June 30) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. She’s charged on a felony warrant as a fugitive from another state.

Shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday, a Public Safety Officer made a traffic stop on a 2017 Jeep Renegade on South Sterling Street in Morganton. The vehicle was stopped due to a revoked registration plate. It was learned that Myra Moore, the driver of the vehicle, was a fugitive from South Carolina. She’s wanted there on an unspecified charge.

Moore was taken to the Burke County Jail under $5,000 secured bond. She was not listed as an inmate as of earlier today (July 3). A District Court appearance is scheduled for August 1.