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SEARCH WARRANT YIELDS ARREST

03/22/2019

On Thursday, March 21, 2019, Jones County Sheriff’s OfficeNarcotics Investigators executed a search warrant at ‪81 Ovett-Moselle Roadin Southern Jones County.  Several suspects, including Joseph“Kid Rock”Stringer, were detained as investigators conducted a search of the property.  Investigators recovered one quart-sized plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine and several gallon-sized plastic bags with different strainsof marijuana. Also recovered wereassorted drug use and distribution paraphernalia, two firearms and US currency.

 

Stringer was transported to the Jones County Adult Detention Centerand is facing chargesof Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and Conspiracy to Deliver Methamphetamine.

 

Additional suspects are likely to face charges related to this case in the future. Stringer is outon bond from a similar drug arrest on October 10, 2018.  Judge Howell Beech set his bond at $30,000 and revoked his previousbond.

 

Investigators believe that Stringer is responsible for distributing methamphetamineand marijuana to numerous people in Jones County.

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