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Tico Lombard Fleming
courtesy of Burke Co. Sheriff's Office

Search Leads to Arrest of Morganton Man for Possession of Cocaine

53-year-old Tico Lombard Fleming of Peaceful Lane in Morganton was arrested by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers last Friday (February 2) on one felony count of possession of cocaine. According to a statement released by the Sheriff’s Office, Investigators found Fleming to be in possession of cocaine during the execution of a search warrant at the suspect’s residence.

Fleming was placed in the Burke County Jail under a $50,000 secured bond. He is not currently (February 8) listed as an inmate in Burke County. A District Court appearance was scheduled for February 26 in Morganton.

In addition to the Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, N.C. State’s K-9 Unit, and Burke County E.M.S. were all involved in the arrest.