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Police Find Cocaine In Barber's Underwear, Gun Hidden In Barber Chair

By: Bill Wilson
By: Bill Wilson

Authorities say a Roanoke Rapids barber was doing more than cutting hair -- he was cutting drugs on the side.

Deputies say they even found a gun hidden in the the barber chair seat and cocaine in the owner's underwear.

It happened at Raymond's Barber Shop on Roanoke Avenue after they served a search warrant today.

Jose Ramon Torres is charged with various drug charges, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Deputies say they also searched Torres' home where they found more cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Torres is in jail on a $25,000 bond.


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