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Wilson Thomas Williams
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Morganton Man Arrested On SC Fugitive Warrant

66-year-old Wilson Thomas Williams of Poplar Street in Morganton was arrested by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged on a felony warrant as a fugitive from justice. Last Thursday (February 22), shortly after 2:30 p.m., a Public Safety Officer made contact with the suspect on East Concord Street at White Street. It was learned that there was a fugitive warrant for Williams from South Carolina. The charges against Williams in that state are not specified.

Following the arrest, Williams was confined in the Burke County Jail under $100,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today. A District Court appearance is scheduled Friday (March 1) in Morganton.