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Charles Nicholas Bradley
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Police Arrest Man Asleep In Vehicle On Drug Charges

37-year-old Charles Nicholas Bradley of Helton Hartley Place in Lenoir was arrested last Friday (October 28) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine) and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Shortly before 4 a.m. Friday a Public Safety Officer was patrolling on Catawba Meadows Drive. When the officer arrived at Catawba Meadows Park they noticed a vehicle sitting in the parking lot near the playground. The park closes at 10 p.m. The officer found the driver and passenger asleep in the vehicle. The passenger, Bradley, was arrested by the officer.

After being charged with the drug offenses, Bradley was given a custody release. The next District Court date for the suspect is scheduled for November 17 in Morganton.