It was reported as a robbery-- but turned out to be a drug transaction.
Police say 17 year-old Jarrell Downing reported to Jacksonville police that he had been robbed at knife point by Ontario Gainey, Jr. and Sevaughn Mines.
Detectives say their investigation determined the two men were conducting a drug transaction with Downing. All three were arrested.
Gainey and Mines are being held under a secured bond at the Onslow County jail, Downing was released under a $500.00 unsecured bond.