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Joshua Ray Huskey
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Haywood County Man Charged With Burke County Drug Offenses

39-year-old Joshua Ray Huskey of the Haywood County town of Clyde was arrested by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

On June 13 at approximately 6:30 p.m. a Public Safety Officer responded to an address on Lenoir Street in reference to a suspicious person. Police reports say there was suspected drug activity. During the investigation the officer seized .4 grams of a white substance in a clear plastic baggy along with a red cut straw with a melted end.

According to the North Carolina Department of Adult Correction Offender Public Information website, Huskey has convictions on misdemeanor charges in 2009 and 2011 in Haywood and McDowell Counties respectively. Following the June 13 arrest, Huskey was taken to the Burke County Jail under a $10,000 secured bond. A District Court date is scheduled for July 5.