28-year-old Gary Tyler Nelson was arrested Tuesday (August 3) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine) along with misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting a public officer, simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance, and larceny. Nelson was arrested shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday at an address on Burkemont Avenue in Morganton. He is not listed as an inmate in Burke County. District Court appearances were scheduled today (August 5) and September 13.