Three arrested on drug charges


One also facing weapons charges

Staff Report



Burns


Lemaster


Wofford


JONESVILLE — Three residents of Littlefield Street in the Town of Jonesville have been arrested and charged within the space of less than week following investigations by Union County Narcotics Officers.

In a statement released this (Monday) afternoon, Union County Sheriff David Taylor announced the arrest of the following persons:

Jamie Lynn Lemaster, 45, 110 Littlefield Street, Jonesville, charged with distribution of Ecstasy.

Jackequiline Danielle Burns, 41, 110 Littlefield Street, Jonesville, charged with distribution of Ecstasy.

Jabrail Adrian DeWayne Wofford, 27, 106 Littlefield Road, Jonesville charged with possession of marijuana, trafficking Ecstasy, trafficking a Schedule II narcotic, trafficking a Schedule IV narcotic, possession of a Schedule III narcotic, and two counts of posession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Taylor stated that on Wednesday, June 28, narcotics officers met with an operative who was sent to Lemaster and Burns’ residence on Littlefield Street to purchase a quantity of Ecstasy. He stated that upon arriving at the residence the operative was able to purchase a quantity of Ecstasy from Lemaster and Burns. Taylor stated that warrants were subsequently signed by Capt. John Sherfield charging Lemaster and Burns with one count each of distribution of Ecstasy. He stated that Lemaster and Burns were taken into custody this (Monday) afternoon.

On Thursday, July 6, Taylor stated narcotics officers met with the Trident Task Force and executed a search warrant obtained by Capt. Sherfield for Wofford’s residence on Littlefield Street. Taylor said that after forcing their way into the building, officers were able to locate Wofford and another male in the back bedroom. He stated that both men were searched, secured, and advised of their Miranda Rights.

While searching the residence, Taylor stated the officers found a large quantity of prescription medication including:

• 1,282 Alprazolam pills

• 961 Hydrocodone pills

• 58 Clonopin pills

Taylor stated officers also found the following items during their search:

• 1,055 doses of Ecstasy

• A small quantity of Marijuana

• Digital scales

• $2,020 in cash in an envelope

• $120 in cash from Wofford’s wallet

Taylor stated that during their search officers also found the following firearms:

• A Springfield .45 caliber pistol with case, magazine, and ammunition

• A Springfield 9mm pistol with case, two magazines, and ammunition

Taylor stated that Wofford agreed to cooperate with investigators and admitted the drugs were his and his alone. As for the firearms, Taylor stated that Wofford said they were registered to his girlfriend who was not present when the search warrant was served. He stated that Wofford is a convicted felon who is forbidden by federal law to possess a firearm or ammunition.

Wofford was issued a summons for the Marijuana at the scene and then transported to the Union County Jail where arrest warrants were subsequently served on him for the other charges.

At the time of his arrest, Wofford was out on bond for two counts of felony DUI.

Taylor commended the narcotics officers of his office for the work they continue to do to battle illegal drugs in Union County.

Burns
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Burns.jpgBurns

Lemaster
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Lemaster.jpgLemaster

Wofford
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Wofford.jpgWofford
One also facing weapons charges

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