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Harry Jason Gardner
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Morganton Man Arrested On Weapon Charge

43-year-old Harry Jason Gardner of Virginia Street in Morganton was arrested Monday (October 10) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Gardner is a convicted felon as a result of being found guilty of numerous charges in 2018. Those charges include felony counts of breaking & entering, larceny after breaking & entering, larceny of a motor vehicle, and receiving a stolen vehicle.

Gardner was arrested shortly before 3 a.m. Monday and placed in jail in Morganton under $30,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (October 13). His next District Court date is October 31.