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Jason Michael Dalton
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

More Details Released On Arrest Of Morganton Man In Connection To Break-in

47-year-old Jason Michael Dalton, who lists addresses on Chapman Hollow and on Gold Mine Road in Morganton was arrested last Wednesday (August 10) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of breaking & entering and larceny of property, receiving or possessing stolen goods. WHKY previously reported on Dalton’s arrest. More information has been released.

Last Wednesday, Burke County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Mount Olive Church Road in Morganton in reference to a breaking & entering and larceny that just occurred. A witness saw the larceny occur and contacted the Burke County Sheriff’s Office. The items were recovered and returned to the owner.

After an investigation and identification of the suspect, warrants for arrest were issued against Jason Michael Dalton. Dalton was arrested just before 5 p.m. Wednesday at an address on Doe Run in Morganton. He was confined in the Burke County Jail under $25,000 secured bond. Dalton remained in jail as of earlier today (August 15). A District Court appearance is scheduled for September 1.