BCSO investigation leads to drug arrest

Published 2:27 pm Friday, January 27, 2023

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On Friday, Jan. 20, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Jimmy Lewis, 33 years of age, 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’ residence. Investigators and K-9 Bodi found approximately 29 grams of cocaine, 250 grams of marijuana, digital scales and packaging material used to package controlled substance.

Lewis was confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $60,000.00 secured bond.