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Landon Scott Whittington
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Hudson Man Charged With Burke County Drug Offenses

28-year-old Landon Scott Whittington of Magnolia Lane in Hudson was arrested last Thursday (July 20) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance along with misdemeanor counts of possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Last Thursday, shortly before 10 p.m. a Public Safety Officer responded to an address on West Union Street in reference to a suspicious vehicle call. The police report shows the discovery of 37.2 grams of methamphetamine during the response.

Whittington was given a custody release following the arrest. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled last Friday (July 21). His next District Court date is set for August 11.