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Steven Tyler Burnette
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Suspect Arrested, Meth Seized In Morganton Case

32-year-old Steven Tyler Burnette of Conley Road in Morganton was arrested Monday (March 4) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver schedule II controlled substance and misdemeanor failure to appear on a count of failure to comply.

Burnette was arrested shortly after 2 a.m. Monday at an address on South Sterling Street in Morganton. Police seized 5.8 grams of methamphetamine during the investigation. Burnette was confined in the Burke County Jail under $76,000 secured bond following the arrest. A District Court date was scheduled Monday (March 4).