Ashe County Narcotics Make Drug Bust
An Ashe County Man is behind bars tonight after an investigation with the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division. 58 year old Joseph Eugene Milam of Creston was arrested on Friday June 15th after officers with the Ashe Narcotic's Division executed a search warrant at Milam's home. As a result of the findings in the warrant, Milam was charged with Trafficking and Possession of Opiates, Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell and Deliver Marijuana, Felony Possession Marijuana, Maintain a Dwelling to Sell and Deliver Controlled Substances, and 2 counts of Possession of Stolen Firearms. Over ten thousand dollars was seized in the execution of the warrant along with several guns and drugs. Currently, Milam is free on a $75,000 secured bond and will have his first appearance in court this Thursday, June 21, 2012.