28-year-old Wesley Alan Cox was arrested Monday (October 18) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and possession of controlled substance in prison or jail. In addition, Cox is charged with assault on a female. He was arrested at 11:40 a.m. Monday and placed in jail in Morganton under $20,000 secured bond. District Court dates are scheduled for Thursday (October 21), November 1, and November 8.