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19-year-old Dylan Kyler Tolbert of Old North Road in Lenoir was arrested Sunday (February 12) by Lenoir Police Officers. He's charged on a bill of indictment with felony counts of breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, and possession of stolen goods or property. Tolbert was incarcerated in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $1,000 secured bond. No court date was listed.

Monday, 13 February 2017 05:21

New Names Added To Burke Most Wanted List

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There are more new names on the Burke County Sheriff's Office Most Wanted List.

25-year-old Brandon Jeffery Hyler is wanted for felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle. Hyler's last known address was 5212 Miller Bridge Road in Connelly Springs. He was added to the Most Wanted List last Friday (February 10).

36-year-old James Dean Farr is wanted by the Burke County Sheriff's Office, he faces numerous felony charges. The charges are not specified. Farr's last known address was 6272 Byrd Farm Road in Hickory. He was added to the Most Wanted List on January 27.

You can see the entire list at www.burkesheriff.org. If you have any information on any of the suspects on the Burke County Sheriff's Office Most Wanted List call 828-438-5500. You can also e-mail admin@burkesheriff.org. If you'd like to submit an anonymous tip you can do so through Morganton-Burke Crime Stoppers, their number is 828-437-3333.

26-year-old Brad William Clark of Pennton Avenue SW in Lenoir was arrested Saturday (February 11) by Lenoir Police Officers. He's charged with felony possession of methamphetamine along with misdemeanor counts of simple possession of schedule II and VI controlled substance. Clark was detained in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $7,500 secured bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (Monday, February 13).

The name of the person killed in a Catawba County accident involving a school bus was released.

The accident occurred Friday afternoon at approximately 3:00 on Bethany Church Road in Catawba County. The bus was traveling from the Catawba Rosenwald Education Center.

Three students, the bus driver and a monitor were on the bus at the time. There were not believed to be any serious physical injuries to the students, the bus driver or the monitor. A second vehicle was involved in the crash. 31-year-old Teri Ranye Lasher of Catawba, was killed in the wreck. She was driving the second vehicle involved in the accident.

Monday, 13 February 2017 04:55

Lenoir Man Indicted On Meth Charge

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40-year-old Harvey Lee Haynes of Small Circle in Lenoir was arrested Friday (February 10) by Caldwell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged on a bill of indictment with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possesion of drug paraphernalia. Haynes was locked up in the Caldwell County Detention Center under $5,000 secured bond. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for March 6.

Monday, 13 February 2017 04:39

Valdese Man Charged With Fleeing From Officers

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28-year-old Cordero Louis Thompson of Messer Road in Valdese was arrested Friday (February 10) by Long View Police Officers. He's charged with felony counts of flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle and possession of a stolen motor vehicle. In addition, Thompson is charged with a misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He's also charged on bills of indictment with possession of a weapon of mass destruction and possession of firearm by a felon.

Thompson was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $85,000 bond. A District Court appearance was scheduled for today (Monday, February 13), a Superior Court date is set for March 20.

Friday, 10 February 2017 17:46

School Bus Accident on Bethany Church Road

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A Catawba County school bus was involved in an accident on Bethany Church Road in Catawba County around three o’clock this afternoon (February 10). The bus was traveling from the Catawba Rosenwald Education Center.

Three students, the bus driver and a monitor were on the bus at the time. At last report, they were being evaluated by paramedics and emergency management services, but – according to a press release issued by Catawba County Schools -- there appear to be no serious physical injuries to the students, the bus driver or the monitor.

A second vehicle was involved in the crash. Other published reports state that one occupant of the second vehicle died as a result of the accident.

32-year-old David Alan Hopkins of Barrett Baxter Drive in Newton was arrested today (Friday, February 10) by Probation and Parole Officers. He's charged with failure to appear on two counts of the sale of heroin, and single counts of conspire to sell heroin, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver heroin, felony probation violation, and felony probation violation out of county.

Hopkins was incarcerated at the Catawba County Detention Facility under no bond. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for next Friday (February 17).

32-year-old Angel Gail Norman was arrested Wednesday (February 8) by Burke County Sheriff's Officers. She's charged with felony probation violation. Norman was placed in jail in Morganton under $25,000 secured bond. A Superior Court appearance is scheduled for March 20.

33-year-old Timothy Shawn Truesdale was arrested Thursday (February 9) by authorities in Burke County. He's charged with felony parole violation. Following the arrest, Truesdale was placed in jail in Morganton under no bond. No court date was listed.

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