On July 28, 2020 Investigators with the Morganton Department of Public Safety arrested Emiya K-Ron Wooten, DOB 07/13/1998 of Morganton, NC, for several burglaries that occurred in the area of Terrace Place from July 15, 2020 to July 26, 2020. Wooten was also charged with crimes for prior burglaries that were committed. Wooten was charged with the following charges:

N.C.G.S 14-51, First Degree Burglary- 2 Counts

N.C.G.S 14-71, Felony Possession of Stolen Goods

N.C.G.S 14-39, Second Degree Kidnapping

There are additional pending charges in this case.

Wooten was transported to the Burke County Jail where he was placed under a $100,000 secure bond. Wooten has an initial court appearance on July 30, 2020. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Inv. Goforth with the Morganton Department of Public Safety at 828-438-5395.