Greenville Man Jailed For Having Marijuana Near School

A Greenville man accused of having drugs too close to a school is behind bars for the alleged crime.

Deputies at the Pitt County Detention Center confirmed with WITN that 22-year-old Devonta Washington was in custody.

According to deputies, the man was arrested a little after 7 p.m. on Wednesday by Greenville police.

Washington is charged with manufacturing, selling, or delivering pot within a thousand feet of a school, drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana.

His bond was set at $25,000.