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Dovon Antwan Wilson
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Morganton Man Charged With Strangulation

37-year-old Dovon Antwan Wilson of N.C. 181 in Morganton was arrested Tuesday (November 28) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony assault by strangulation.

Shortly after 3:30 a.m. Tuesday officers responded to a domestic violence call at an address on Johnson Bridge Road in Hickory. Wilson was arrested at the scene and charged with the assault count. The victim is a female resident of the Johnson Bridge Road address. She sustained minor injuries according to police reports.

Following the arrest, Wilson was brought before a magistrate who was placed in the Burke County Jail under a 48-hour-hold or next available judge pending a Thursday (November 30) District Court date. As of earlier today (December 1) Wilson was not listed as an inmate. His next appearance in District Court is set for December 15.