Beaufort County deputies: Man flung bag of heroin from car window


CHOCOWINITY, N.C. (WNCT) – The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit has arrested an Edward man who they said flung a bag of heroin from his car window before stopping for investigators.

Stacy Jones, 35, was arrested Wednesday after investigators said they made purchases from Jones and then stopped him on Highway 33 in Chocowinity, when he threw the plastic bag of heroin out the window.

Investigators said he did not have a valid driver’s license.

Jones was being held at the Beaufort County Detention Center in lieu of $25,000 bail, but he is currently on probation and out on bond for pending drug charges.

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