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Jessica Hope Chambers
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Morganton Woman Charged With Cocaine Possession

32-year-old Jessica Hope Chambers of Morris Loop in Morganton was arrested Monday (April 1) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance (cocaine).

Chambers was arrested shortly after midnight Monday morning after a Public Safety Officer responded to an address on Old Hush Puppy Avenue in Morganton. Police records show that the response followed a report of suspicious activity involving drugs that was filed shortly before midnight Sunday night (March 31).

Police reportedly seized .4 grams of cocaine during their investigation. Chambers was taken into custody and brought to the Burke County Jail under $5,000 secured bond. She’s also facing traffic charges in Burke County including expired registration card or tag, failure to yield, and failure to wear seat belt. Chambers is charged with speeding in Buncombe County.

She was not listed as an inmate in Burke County as of earlier today (April 3). District Court dates are scheduled in Burke County on April 22 and June 28. A Buncombe County District Court date is set for May 8.