Washington man charged with heroin offenses

WASHINGTON, NC (WITN) The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office says a Washington man is charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested 29-year-old Alex Spain of 312 Williamsburg Road in Washington after conducting surveillance on a residence involved in the distribution of heroin.

Investigators say they witnessed Spain arrive and depart from the residence driving silver Honda Accord.

Investigators conducted a traffic stop and a search on Spain after he departed from the residence.

Investigators say they found a plastic bag containing heroin, a syringe and two spoons containing heroin residue.

Spain was taken to the Beaufort County Detention Center and given a $1,000.00 secured bond.