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City of Morganton, Crime Reports
Violent Crime:41
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter:0
Forcible Rape:5
Aggravated Assault:29
Property Crime:628
Larceny Theft:465
Motor Vehicle Theft:28
City of Morganton, Census Data
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Total population of residents16,918
White resident population recorded11,854
Black or African American resident population recorded2,057
American Indian and Alaska native resident population recorded144
Asian resident population recorded399
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander resident population recorded250
Hispanic or Latino of any race resident population recorded2,777
Resident population of some other race recorded1,730
Resident population of two or more races recorded484
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1:14-cv-00136 United States of America v. 1585 Amherst Rd., Morganton, NC, Burke County
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Suspect Charged in Breaking and Entering at Tire Specialists II
On August 18th, 2014 officers of the Morganton Department of Public Safety responded to a report of a breaking and entering into the Tire Specialists II store at 380 E Fleming Drive in Morganton, NC. Evidence was gathered that lead to the arrest of a suspect, Roger Dale Brown, Jr, 61, of Morganton. Brown was charged with Breaking and Entering into a business with the intent to commit a larceny. Brown was also charged with breaking into a motor vehicle and larceny from that vehicle located at the business. Some of the property and currency was recovered. Other charges will come at a later date on this offender. Brown was incarcerated in the Burke Catawba Detention Center under a 10,000 secure bond.
Happening August 18 2014 - Source:

Man charged with robbery w/ dangerous weapon and mutiple felonious larcenies of motor vehicles
  On Monday August 5th 2014, MDPS dispatchers received a call in reference to robbery with dangerous weapon. When officers arrived, the victim reported that he had just been robbed and his vehicle had also been stolen by the suspect.  The victim reported that the suspect stated that his name was Lewis.   Lewis Jones Arney II, who was also a suspect of an earlier breaking and entering and felonious larceny of a vehicle this same day was identified as being the same man who had just robbed and stole the victims vehicle.   A few hours after the report was made about of a stolen van, Arney committed robbery with a dangerous weapon and felonious larceny of Jacques Geitner’s vehicle. Morganton Department of Public Safety began a search for the stolen vehicle and Arney. INV. Corriveau found Geitner's Toyota Camry on North Green Street at approximately 7:24p.m.   Later this same evening Lewis Jones Arney II stole a third vehicle from a Domino Pizza driver. Lewis committed felonious larcenies of three vehicles within twenty four hours before being apprehended by PSO's J. Hunt and B. Thompson.  Arney was apprehended after a short vehicle chase that ended with Arney crashing the stolen vehicle. Lewis is now being held at Burke Catawba Detention Center under an $185,000 bond with additional charges pending.                                                        
Happening August 07 2014 - Source:

Breaking and Entering and Larceny
On July 15, 2014, Officers with Morganton Public Safety  arrested Michael Brenton Leonard of 1362 Conley Road Morganton, NC.  Leonard was charged with one count of breaking and entering and one count of larceny after breaking and entering.    Leonard was observed by officers removing metal sheets and pipes from a fenced in area at 121 Rand Street.  Leonard was previously an employee of Case Farms Market where the items were stole from.  Officers observed Leonard loading his vehicle with the stolen items and initiated a vehicle stop on West Fleming Drive.    This is the second incident involving Leonard as a suspect from this location.  In May of 2013, Leonard was suspected of stealing metal from Case Farms while still employed there.  No charges were filed at that time.    Leonard is being held in the Burke Catawba Detention Facility under a $10,000 secured bond after warrants were taken out by Inv. Tim Corriveau.
Happening July 18 2014 - Source:

Juvenile Struck by Car
  On Friday, June 13 at approximately 10:20pm, a juvenile that was congregating near the Old Courthouse Square with friends was struck by a motor vehicle as the juvenile attempted to cross the street.   The juvenile was on the corner of the Old Courthouse Square (E. Union St. @ S. Green St.) and attempted to cross S. Green St, going toward Marquee Cinema, in the crosswalk.  The juvenile entered the cross walk and into the first lane of travel when a red suv had to brake hard to avoid hitting the juvenile.  The juvenile stopped in front of the red suv.  An approaching Subaru wagon was traveling a short distance directly behind the red suv and notice the red suv abruptly stop.  The driver of the Subaru merged to the right travel lane to avoid the red suv.  As the Subaru wagon was almost parallel to the red suv, the juvenile began to run toward the movie theater and into the travel lane of the Subaru wagon.  The Subaru wagon, unable to stop in time, struck the juvenile in leg.   Burke County EMS was notified and transported the juvenile to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.    The traffic signal for the red suv and Subaru wagon was green and the do not cross signal for pedestrians was displayed.  Due to the driver of the Subaru wagon having the right of way and not operating the vehicle in a careless manner, no charges were filed.      
Happening June 16 2014 - Source:

Fight lands one man in the hospital.
On June 4, 2014 at 9:28 pm, MDPS Officers responded to 702 West Union Street in reference to a domestic disturbance.  Officers arrived and located an intoxicated female, Jennifer Carol Wilson on a sidewalk on West Union Street.  An argument had ensued at the residence and Wilson walked away.  While officers were attending to Wilson, two other individuals at the residence became involved in a physical altercation in the back yard of the residence. Rodney Mauney of 305 ½ South College St. and Terrance Warren Beck of 700 West Union Street began fighting which led to Beck being injured.  Beck sustained serious head injuries and was transported to Charlotte’s Medical Center.  As of June 6, 2014 Beck was still at Carolina’s Medical Center in Charlotte in the Intensive Care Unit.  He is considered to be stable but in critical condition.  The investigation is ongoing by the MDPS Criminal Investigations Division. No charges have been filed at this time. 
Happening June 06 2014 - Source:

Morganton man faces Statutory Sex Offense charges
        Barry Bruce Horton, 56, of 247 Eastview Street, Morganton, was arrested on June 5 2014 by PSO Corey Holland of Morganton Public Safety following an investigation into a possible inappropriate sexual relationship between Horton and a male juvenile.  Information also held that Horton was in possession of inappropriate pictures of the juvenile as well.  Subesequent investigation into the allegations by the MDPS Criminal Investigations Division revealed Horton had allegedly engaged in inappropriate sexual activity for the past several months with the male juvenile, and also resulted in the discovery of unlawful photographs of the juvenile on Horton's cell phone.  Horton was later arrested on two felony counts of Statutory Sex Offense against a 13, 14, or 15 Year Old, and was confined at BCDCF under a $100,000 secure bond with a first appearance in District Court on June 6-2014.  Multiple additional charges against Horton by Investigator Marty McNeely are pending further investigation.         
Happening June 06 2014 - Source:

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