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Kenneth Edward Worley, Jr.
courtesy of Burke Co. Sheriff's Office

Probation Absconder Arrested in Burke County

39-year-old Kenneth Edward Worley, Jr. of Country Valley Road in Hickory was arrested on April 25 by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers and United States Marshals on an outstanding warrant for a federal probation violation. Worley had been an absconder from probation for about two months.

He was taken into custody without incident. He was jailed on a federal hold with a court date pending.

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office expressed its appreciation to the United States Marshals Service and other local, state, and federal agencies.