Three arrested on heroin charges

Published 1:31 pm Friday, March 3, 2017

Three Beaufort County residents were arrested Thursday on drug charges.

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

Their arrest stemmed from a traffic stop and K-9 Elza alerting on the vehicle. Investigators conducted a search of the vehicle and 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.