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Joshua Adam King, Jr.
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Morganton Resident Indicted On Kidnapping Charges

19-year-old Joshua Adam King, Jr. of Nuckolls Drive in Morganton was arrested Monday (April 8) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged on a true bill of indictment with three felony counts of second-degree kidnapping along with single felony counts of first-degree burglary, first-degree kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon, and larceny.

King was arrested shortly before 10 a.m. Monday and was confined in the Burke County Jail under a total bond of $550,000 secured. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for May 13 in Morganton.