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Terry Lee Peeler
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Weapon Charges Filed In Burke County Case

54-year-old Terry Lee Peeler of Old N.C. 18 in Morganton was arrested Wednesday (April 10) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of a weapon of mass destruction and possession of a weapon by a felon.

Shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday a Public Safety Officer and Probation Officers responded to an address on Old N.C. 18 for a warrant service. The officers came into contact with Peeler and took him into custody.

Peeler is a felon as a result of a conviction in May of 2021 in Burke County for felony counts of larceny. He was incarcerated in the Burke County Jail under $20,000 secured bond. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for May 13 in Morganton.