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Lora Elease Netherton
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Valdese Woman Jailed On Meth Possession Charge

39-year-old Lora Elease Netherton of Clarks Avenue in Valdese was arrested Wednesday (March 6) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. She’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine).

Netherton was arrested just after 11 p.m. Wednesday at an address on South Sterling Street in Morganton. During the investigation, an officer seized .75 grams of methamphetamine.

Netherton was brought to the Burke County Jail and incarcerated under $5,000 secured bond. She remained in jail as of earlier today (March 8). A first appearance in District Court was scheduled Thursday (March 7). Netherton’s next District Court date is set for March 28.