On Thursday, February 09, 2017, Lee Roy Lingerfelt III, W/M, age 26 of Lenoir was arrested and charged with Felony Possession of Firearm on School Grounds, Felony Possession/Alteration of a Serial Number on Weapon, and Driving on a Revoked License. Carrie Marie Adkins, W/F, age 27 of Taylorsville was arrested and charged with Felony Possession of Firearm on School Grounds as well as Felony Possession/Alteration of a Serial Number on Weapon. These charges stemmed from both individuals being on the Wittenburg Elementary School property during school hours. The weapon, a 32 caliber revolver, was located in the glove compartment of the suspects’ vehicle. The suspects were arrested on scene and transported to the Alexander County Law Enforcement Center, where they were each given a $10,000 secured bond with a first appearance date of Monday, February 13, 2017, in Alexander County District Court.
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