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Justin Alexander Rudisill
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Suspect Jailed On Burke County Drug Charges

34-year-old Justin Alexander Rudisill who is listed as a homeless person was arrested last Wednesday (November 9) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine) and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Last Wednesday a Public Safety Officer responded to a report of a suspicious person. The officer found Rudisill on East Meeting Street in Morganton. The suspect reportedly dropped a pint of vodka and a straw on the ground. A search of Rudisill reportedly resulted in the discovery of a small plastic ball of a white powder substance which later tested positive to be methamphetamine. One gram of meth was seized by the officer.

Rudisill was arrested and confined in the Burke County Jail under $10,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (November 14). A District Court date was scheduled today.