Suspect Arrested Following Two Month Undercover Investigation

Bail has been set at $250,000 for a 47 year-old man who had been the subject of a two month undercover investigation by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division.

Agents took Jonathan Earl Denton of Raleigh into custody Thursday afternoon.  Denton had been under investigation for the alleged sell of crack cocaine in the Johnston County area.

Denton was charged with eight felony drug violations including the sell of cocaine, delivery of cocaine, possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, and conspiracy to sell or deliver a controlled substance.

No additional details about the undercover investigation were released.