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Jimmy Carl Wyatt
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Morganton Man Charged With Fleeing From Police

62-year-old Jimmy Carl Wyatt, who is listed as a homeless person from Morganton, was arrested by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle.

On December 20, shortly before 8 p.m., a Public Safety Officer found Jimmy Carl Wyatt sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot of a business on Carbon City Road in Morganton. The officer was aware that Wyatt had an outstanding order for arrest. The suspect was taken into custody and brought to the Burke County Jail.

Wyatt was jailed under $15,000 secured bond. He remained in custody as of earlier today (December 27) under that same bond amount. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for January 29.