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Benjamin Wade Young
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Meth Possession Charge Lodged Against Man Arrested In Burke County

41-year-old Benjamin Wade Young of Seitz Road in Morganton was arrested last Thursday (December 29) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine) and failure to appear on a count of failure to comply.

Young was arrested shortly before 3:30 p.m. last Thursday at the Burke County Jail on Government Drive in Morganton. A Sheriff’s Deputy served Young with one pending warrant for failure to appear and one new warrant for possession of meth. He was placed in jail under $6,000 secured bond and remained in custody as of earlier today (January 3). A District Court date is scheduled for January 12.