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Margie Marie Cantrell
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Morganton Woman Charged With Drug Offenses, Several Counts Of Failure To Appear, Following Traffic Stop

48-year-old Margie Marie Cantrell, who is listed as a homeless person from Morganton, was arrested today (October 27) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of possession of schedule II (methamphetamine) and possession of schedule VI controlled substance, misdemeanor larceny by trick, and seven counts of failure to appear for failure to comply.

Cantrell was arrested shortly after 1 a.m. today following a traffic stop on Forest Street in Morganton. A records check showed several outstanding warrants against the suspect. Police reports also say Cantrell was in possession of methamphetamine. She was placed in the Burke County Jail under $225,500 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today.