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Matthew Wade Kersey
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Man Charged With Break-in To Place Of Worship

26-year-old Matthew Wade Kersey of Cedar Pine Avenue in Morganton was arrested by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of breaking & entering to a place of worship and larceny after breaking & entering.

On April 23, shortly before midnight, a Public Safety Officer arrested Kersey at Lenoir Road and Valley View Street in reference to an outstanding order for arrest. He was initially brought to the Burke County Jail under a 48-hour hold. No upcoming court dates were listed.