34-year-old Amanda Dawn Silver of Zion Road in Morganton has been arrested by Burke Co. Sheriff’s Officers for possession of a schedule II controlled substance and a felony probation violation.
On October 16, Probation & Parole Officers and Burke County Detectives initiated an investigation at Silver’s residence. Officers made contact with Silver and conducted a search of the residence. The search resulted in the discovery of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Silver is on probation as she serves a 24-month suspended sentence following a November 2019 felony conviction in Burke County for possession of a schedule II controlled substance.
Silver was arrested and taken to the Magistrate’s Office. She was placed in the Burke County jail under a $20,000 secured bond. A first appearance in District Court was scheduled yesterday (October 19) in Morganton with her next court date coming up on November 9.