East Bend man charged with trafficking

Staff Report

March 30, 2013

On March 26 Jay W Armstrong of 509 Fairground Road in East Bend was arrested on drug trafficking charges, according to a Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office release.

A citizen alerted East Bend Police of possible criminal activity involving Armstrong and an investigation was initiated, according to the release.

East Bend Police Chief R. Bowers and Patrol Officer B. Hardy located Armstrong on Fairground Road and discovered outstanding warrants for his arrest.

The investigation also yielded the discovery of 37 hydrocodone tablets and one 30 milligrams of roxicodone that lead to the subsequent charges of trafficking opium/heroin, according to the release.

Armstrong received a $500 secured bond.