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Michelle Renate Beck
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Morganton Woman Charged With Drug, Theft Offenses

28-year-old Michelle Renate Beck of Jessie Street in Morganton was arrested Thursday (March 14) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor larceny of property, receiving or possessing stolen goods.

At 11:20 a.m. Thursday, an officer responded to an address on Carbon City Road in reference to an investigation. The officer came into contact with the suspect, Beck, who had an outstanding warrant against her. Police reportedly seized 1.3 grams of methamphetamine during their investigation. The larceny charge is in connection to an incident at a business on West Fleming Drive in Morganton between February 21 and February 28.

Beck was brought to the Burke County Jail where she was jailed under no bond. As of earlier today (March 18), she was not listed as an inmate. A District Court appearance was scheduled today.