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Man Charged With Drug Offenses, Assault
Franklin Laquin Wilkerson
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Man Charged With Drug Offenses, Assault

43-year-old Franklin Laquin Wilkerson was arrested Tuesday (October 5) by authorities in Burke County. He’s charged with felony traffic in methamphetamine along with misdemeanor counts of possession of schedule II controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and assault inflicting serious injury. Wilkerson was placed in jail in Morganton under $30,000 secured bond. District Court dates are scheduled for Thursday (October 7) and November 22.