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Farris James Shuping
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Morganton Man Charged With Kidnapping

32-year-old Farris James Shuping of North Green Street in Morganton was arrested last Saturday (May 25) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony kidnapping along with misdemeanor counts of assault on a female and interference with emergency communication. Shuping was arrested at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at his residence and was brought to the Burke County Jail. As of earlier today he remained in jail under $25,000 secured bond. A District Court date is scheduled Thursday (May 30).