RALEIGH – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced that in federal court, before United States Magistrate Judge James E. Gates, SHELTON JAMAAL JONES, of Wilson, North Carolina, was charged in a federal Criminal Complaint with one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin.
This investigation is part of the Strategic Heroin Initiative, initiated by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina in partnership with the Department of Justice's Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF).
The charge and allegations contained in the Criminal Complaint are merely accusations. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.
The case was investigated by the DEA Raleigh Resident Office and the Wilson Police Department.
Department of Justice
Office of the U.S. Attorney
Eastern District of North Carolina