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Michael Brian Woodie
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Morganton Man Charged With Meth Possession

40-year-old Michael Brian Woodie of Walker Road in Morganton was arrested Saturday (June 25) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine).

Just before 4 a.m. Saturday, a Burke County Sheriff’s Officer met with Woodie at an address on Mill Race Road in Morganton in reference to an investigation. It was learned that there was a warrant for Woodie’s arrest from McDowell County for failure to appear. Woodie was placed under arrest and searched, at which time the officer reportedly found a small baggie containing two grams of methamphetamine in the suspect’s possession.

Woodie was confined in the Burke County Jail under $5,000 secured bond. He is not listed as an inmate in Burke County today (June 27). A District Court appearance was scheduled for today.