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Local woman receives drug, probation charges

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On Oct. 16, N.C. Probation and Parole officers and Burke County Sheriff’s Office detectives initiated an investigation at 1631 Zion Road in Morganton that resulted in a pair of felony charges for a local woman, according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office.

Upon arrival, officers made contact with Amanda Dawn Silver, 34, who was on probation. Officers conducted a search of the residence and located methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, according to the release.

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Silver was arrested and taken to the magistrate’s office where she was charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, in this case methamphetamine, and probation violation, the release said. Silver received a $20,000 secured bond and was held at the Burke County jail.

Her first court appearance took place Monday.

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