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Erik Joseph Pennycuff
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Man Jailed On Indictment After Going To Courthouse To Check On Upcoming Appearance

25-year-old Erik Joseph Pennycuff of Homestead Lane in Morganton was arrested Wednesday (September 28) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

On Wednesday at around 11:30 a.m., Erik Pennycuff went to the Burke County Courthouse to see the clerk of court about an upcoming appearance. While searching the clerk discovered that there was an order for arrest for the suspect for a true bill of indictment. That indictment charges Pennycuff with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

Pennycuff was brought to the Burke County Jail where he was confined under $5,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (September 30). A Superior Court date is scheduled for October 24.