Two charged with heroin possession

Published 7:33 pm Thursday, April 26, 2018

On April 11, The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Donna McKeown, 37 years of age, of 179 McCotter’s Marina Road in Washington and Ronald Williams, 45 years of age, of 179 McCotter’s Marina Road in Washington. They were charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Their arrest stemmed from investigators receiving complaints that McKeown and Williams were transporting heroin from Craven County into Beaufort County to sell and use. Investigators conducted a traffic stop on McKeown and Williams after they arrived in Beaufort County from Craven County. Investigators conducted a search and found approximately 2 grams of heroin and syringes.

McKeown and Williams were confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond.