Wednesday, 22 March 2017 14:59

Burgess in fed custody pending detention hearing

Written by 
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Clarence Lee Burgess Jr. was remanded to federal custody pending his detention hearing set for March 27.

Magistrate Judge Kimberly A. Swank today in Greenville appointed a public defender for Burgess, who was indicted last week on a count of having a weapon and ammunition as a convicted felon.
United States District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan signed an order setting Burgess’s arraignment date for the May 16 term of court in New Bern, records show.
A pre-trial conference will be held on April 12 and motions are due by April 26.
Burgess’s indictment stems from a shots fired call last October in the area of Highway 48 and Carolina Rest Home Road and a subsequent traffic stop.
Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Roger Jenkins encountered Burgess, 34, and a handgun fell from his pants leg.
Burgess was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed weapon and possession of firearm by felon.


Read 4072 times

Comments on Burgess in fed custody pending detention hearing

Latest Comments


Latest Events

Tue Jan 23 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Community Conversations
Fri Jan 26 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
4-H Movie Night

Who's Online

We have 543 guests and no members online

Login Form