JCSO Press Release: 10/18/2013

Michael Lee Murrell

Pictured: Michael Lee Murrell

Acting off of an anonymous tip that was phoned into Lenoir-Jones Communications, Jones County deputies and Sheriff Heath went to 956 Nobles Loop Rd., in Trenton, in reference to a drug complaint. Once on scene, deputies performed a “knock and talk” and acquired consent to search the premises. A subsequent search of the residence yielded a felony amount of individually bagged Marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Deputies arrested and charged Michael Lee Murrell, 53, of that same address, with Felony Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell & Deliver Marijuana(F), Maintaining a Dwelling for Controlled Substances(F) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia(M). Mr. Murrell was placed into the custody of the Jones County Detention Center under a $6,000 Secured Bond.

~JCSO Public Information Officer