News and Press Releases from the DA's Office

Below you will find information about the latest pleas, trials, and important developments in Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties. As an office, we are bound by the Rules of Professional Conduct for all North Carolina attorneys, and special rules for prosecutors. Therefore, we often only comment on cases after final disposition.

For all media inquiries and requests, for all three counties, please contact Nathan Key by phone: 828-695-6193 or email:

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DA Launches New Website and Facebook Page

The District Attorney’s Office announced the launch of a new Web site and Facebook page on Monday, April 8, 2019.  The Web site,, provides information and links to resources for the community and victims. Whether it’s information about traffic tickets or victims’ rights, … Read More