Deputies arrest Greenville man on drug charges

POSTED: 10:05 PM Dec 03 2013   UPDATED: 10:33 PM Dec 03 2013
WASHINGTON, BEAUFORT COUNTY -

Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit have arrested a Greenville man on three counts of trafficking in opiates.

James Redmond Jr., 66, was arrested November 27th.  Members of the drug unit say they bought oxycodone from Redmond.  As a result of the investigation, 270 dosage units of oxycodone with an estimated value of $9,000 were seized.

Redmond was put in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $40,000 secured bond.