Suspected Drug Dealer Leads Police Through Two Counties

Lawmen in Bertie County attempted to arrest Cory Deshaun Jones for selling cocaine near the Perdue Plant in Lewiston. Investigators say as they were attempting to make the arrest, Jones hit the gas pedal and drove away down a dead end road. Sheriff's deputies searched Jones's house in Northampton County and found one hundred forty thousand dollars in cash, over seven hundred grams of cocaine and several weapons. Jones faces drug and weapons charges in both Northampton and Bertie County.