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Sheriff’s office makes drug bust

On Feb. 3, investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Joshua Brandon Jones, 33, of 132 Country Drive in Washington. Jones was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver ecstasy (MDMA) a schedule I controlled substance, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, manufacture marijuana, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a firearm by a felon and resisting a public officer.

Jones’ arrest stemmed from investigators executing a search warrant on Jones’ residence. Investigators found marijuana plants, marijuana packaged for resale, Ecstasy (MDMA) pills, cocaine, a Taurus 9 mm pistol and $1,608 in US Currency.

Jones was detained in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $50,000.00 secured bond.