Beaufort

Traffic stop leads to arrest of three on drug charges

WASHINGTON, Beaufort County - A traffic stop led to the arrest of two men and a woman on drug charges in Beaufort County on Thursday.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office arrested Phillip Gray Woolard, 32, of 345 Betsy's Elbow Road in Washington along with Brian Scott Jackson, 29, and Ashley Cahoon, 24, both of 4807 Long Ridge Road in Pinetown. They were charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Elza, a K-9, alerted on the vehicle, leading to a search where officials found wax paper bags containing heroin residue, numerous used syringes, a bottle cap containing cotton and heroin residue.

Woolard and Jackson were confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.  Cahoon was confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond.

 


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