Alexander County Sheriff Chris Bowman has released the following information.
On Sunday, May 17, 2020 at approximately 3:00 PM, Alexander County Sheriff’s Office responded along with Alexander County Probation and Parole to a residence located at 570 York Road in the Stony Point Community of Alexander County. The Sheriff’s Office assisted Probation and Parole in a search of the residence, due to occupants of the household being on Probation.A search of the residence led to the arrest of the following: Michael James Morgan Jr, age 30 of Stony Point. Morgan was charged with Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was placed under a $1,500 secured bond with a first appearance date of Monday, July 6, 2020 in Alexander County District Court. Also arrested was Linda Marie Barker, age 53 of Stony Point. Barker was charged with Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), Misdemeanor Possession of Controlled Substance (Marijuana), two counts of Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Failure to Appear. She was placed under a $20,000 secured bond with a first appearance date of Monday, May 18, 2020 in Alexander County District Court.
Sheriff Bowman would like to thank the Taylorsville Police Department, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, and the North Carolina Department of Public Service-Probation and Parole for their assistance in this investigation.
This is an ongoing investigation.