Chase leads to seizure of cocaine, heroin, pills, deputies say

Chase leads to seizure of cocaine, heroin, pills, deputies say
Curtis Jones (Source: Robeson County Sheriff's Office)

ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WMBF) – More drugs are off the streets of Robeson County after a chase and arrest in St. Pauls, deputies said.

The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Division Investigators and deputies with the Community Impact Team tried to stop a vehicle Thursday on Barker Ten Mile Road and Highway 20 East in St. Pauls.

Authorities said the driver, identified as 23-year-old Curtis Jones, did stop and there was a chase.

Deputies said Jones pulled over and was detained.

Authorities searched the vehicle and found cocaine, heroin, oxycodone pills, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a gun.

Jones was arrested and faces several charges including trafficking opium or heroin and maintaining a drug vehicle.

He was placed in the Robeson County Detention Center under a $100,000 bond.

Anyone with additional information or any information regarding drug activity in Robeson County is asked to call the Robeson County Sheriff’s Drug Enforcement Division at 910-671-3191.

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