Cocaine, $17,000 seized from apartment in Limestone Co.

Published: Feb. 24, 2016 at 9:39 PM CST|Updated: Mar. 23, 2016 at 8:39 PM CDT
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(Source: Limestone County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Limestone County Sheriff's Office)

LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Wednesday, narcotics investigators with the Limestone County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at an apartment on Piney Chapel Road.

Richard Earl Jones Jr., 28 of Athens, was arrested after investigators found 3.2 grams of crack cocaine, 3 Roxicodone 15 mg pills, 1 Xanax, digital scale with cocaine residue, razor blades with cocaine residue, and measuring jars with cocaine residue.

Investigators also found $16,420 in cash in the pockets of a pair of shorts in the dresser drawer and $1,337 in cash on Jones.

Jones was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

He is being held in the Limestone County Jail on $8,500 bond.

The investigation on Jones had been ongoing for several months.

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