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Three Arrested in Ashe County After Drug Bust PDF Print
Written by Adam Hicks   
Tuesday, 12 January 2010 08:10

The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office arrested three residents on cocaine and marijuana charges after searching a residence in West Jefferson.

 

According to Ashe County Sheriff James Williams, around 207 grams of cocaine, about a half of a pound of marijuana, and around $1,600 were seized from the home on Dogget Road on January 7.

22-year-old Jose Dejesus Cedano, of Cedar Grove, was charged with one count of conspire to traffic in cocaine.  He was given a $75,000 bond.

31-year-old Griselda Navarrete Decuir, of West Jefferson, was charged with one count of conspire to traffic in cocaine and one count of maintaining a dwelling house for keeping and selling cocaine.  She was given a $40,000 bond.

28-year-old Carlos Gonzalo Velazques, of West Jefferson, was charged with one count of conspire to traffic in cocaine, one count of maintaining a dwelling house for keeping and selling cocaine, ten counts of trafficking cocaine, five counts of possession with intent to sell cocaine, five counts of felony possession of cocaine, two counts of sell and deliver cocaine, one count of felony possession of marijuana, one count of possession with intent to sell and distribute marijuana, and two counts of sell and deliver marijuana.  He was given a $200,000 bond.

Immigrations and Customs Enforcement has placed a hold on all three suspects.

Sheriff Williams said the Boone Police Department, the West Jefferson Police Department, and the State Bureau of Investigation all helped with the investigation.

 

  
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