Pulaski man arrested on drug charge; more charges pending

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Police say a search warrant turned up narcotics and paraphernalia, in addition to a firearm and ammunition. 

On Sunday, March 31, 2019, at approximately 5:21PM, Sgt. S. Grim with the Pulaski Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the area of N. Jefferson Ave on a minor traffic violation.

Jeffery Wayne Long

Due to circumstances, Sgt. Grim requested a K9 Officer from Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office to respond, which yielded a positive alert on the vehicle.

Methamphetamine was located on one of the passengers.

Jeffery Wayne Long, 50, of Pulaski, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, transported to New River Valley Regional Jail, where he was held without bond.

During this time, additional information was received of a wanted subject inside Long’s residence.

A search warrant was written and obtained on his residence as a result of this information.  The wanted subject was not located, however, there were numerous narcotics in plain view which prompted a second search warrant.

During the second search, evidence of possession with the intent to distribute methemphatime was located, along with other various narcotics and paraphernalia.  In addition, a firearm, and ammunition were also located.

Further charges are pending.


By authority of Officer M. Jennings

Pulaski Police Department