The Southern Pines Police Department announces the arrest of Jonathan Isiah Durham, 21 years of age of Southern Pines, North Carolina for offenses including Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Marijuana, Felony Possession of Marijuana, Maintaining a Vehicle for Controlled Substances, Maintaining a Dwelling for Controlled Substances, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Manufacture/Sell/Deliver/Possess with Intent to Sell a Controlled Substance Within 1000’ of a School, Manufacture/Sell/Deliver/Possess with Intent to Sell a Controlled Substance Within 1000’ of a Park, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Possession of a Firearm with a Serial Number Altered/Removed, Carrying a Concealed Firearm and Resisting Arrest.
On Friday, December 7, 2018, at approximately 3:30 pm, officers from the Southern Pines Police Department were conducting a narcotics investigation in the 1200 block of West New York Avenue in Southern Pines, NC.
During this investigation, Jonathan Isiah Durham attempted to flee on foot from the investigating officers and was apprehended a short distance away in a wooded area.
As a result of this investigation, officers recovered $5,317.00 in U.S. Currency, 51 grams of Marijuana, digital scales and a Smith and Wesson .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol which had previously been reported stolen and had an altered/removed serial number.
Jonathan Isiah Durham appeared before a Moore County Magistrate and was subsequently incarcerated in the Moore County Detention Center under a $150,000.00 secured bond pending a hearing in Moore County District Court on January 9, 2019.