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Kimberly Loueva Hardin
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Morganton Woman Arrested On Felony, Misdemeanor Drug Charges

42-year-old Kimberly Loueva Hardin of Hillhaven Circle in Morganton was arrested Monday (June 17) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Hardin is also charged with driving during revocation.

Shortly before 5 p.m. Monday a Morganton Public Safety Officer conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 40 eastbound. The officer stopped a 2000 Honda Accord after it ran off the roadway. The officer came into contact with the driver, Hardin. During the investigation, the officer reportedly seized .6 grams of fentanyl.

Following the arrest, Hardin was brought to the Burke County Jail under $1,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled for June 24.