|Felony narcotics arrest is made|
A 27-year-old Crawfordville man was arrested Friday, June 28 in connection with a felony narcotics charge after a K-9 narcotics dog alerted Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators to a suspicious package in Panacea, according to Sheriff Charlie Creel.
During the undercover investigation deputies observed James Joshua Williams collect the package. He was arrested at 10 a.m. and charged with possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of narcotics equipment.
The suspect package was opened by law enforcement who observed two sealed plastic bags that contained 272.5 grams or roughly one half pound of high grade marijuana. The suspect’s vehicle was also seized and taken to the WCSO Impound yard.
During the inventory of the vehicle, investigators located a marijuana smoking pipe and $340 in U.S. currency in various denominations.
Williams is being held in the Wakulla County Jail under a $3,000 bond.