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Courtney Hanna Wilson
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Morganton Woman Charged With Drug Possession, Altering Evidence

23-year-old Courtney Hanna Wilson of 1st Street in Morganton was arrested by Morganton Public Safety Officers. She’s charged with felony counts of possession of schedule II controlled substance and altering, destroying, or stealing evidence of criminal conduct.

Wilson is also charged with misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting a public officer. A second suspect was arrested in this case and charged with a misdemeanor offense.

Shortly before 11 p.m. last Thursday (December 7) a Public Safety Officer responded to an address on Virginia Street in Morganton in reference to a reported overdose. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with Courtney Wilson. She was arrested and charged and taken to the Burke County Jail.

Wilson was incarcerated under $5,000 secured bond. She remained in jail as of earlier today (December 12) under that same bond amount. Her first District Court date was scheduled last Friday (December 8). The next District Court date for Wilson is set for this Friday (December 15) in Morganton.