Beaufort County man arrested on drug charges

BEAUFORT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Deputies have arrested a man in Washington on multiple drug charges.

On January 20th, investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested 33-year-old Jimmy Lewis of 408 East 6th Street in Washington.

Lewis was charged with trafficking in cocaine, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lewis’ arrest stemmed from investigators making purchases of marijuana from Lewis after receiving information that Lewis is involved in the distribution of marijuana and cocaine. Investigators executed a search warrant at Lewis’ home.

Investigators and a K-9 found cocaine, marijuana, digital scales, and packaging material used to package controlled substances.

Lewis was jailed on a $60,000.00 secured bond.