North Wilkesboro man held on meth, marijuana charges: Bond set at $703,00 secured


By Nathan Ham - [email protected]



(Photo submitted) Jason Matthew Beasley, 34, of 5021 Speedway Rd, North Wilkesboro


JEFFERSON-A North Wilkesboro man remains in Ashe County Sheriff’s Office custody after he was arrested and charged with multiple drug violations this week.

Jason Matthew Beasley, 34, of 5021 Speedway Rd., was charged with possession with the intent to manufacture/sell/deliver methamphetamine, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, trafficking opium or heroin, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place to manufacture/sell/distribute marijuana and possession of marijuana greater than one-half ounce, less than one and one-half ounce.

According to arrest warrants, the ACSO alleges that on March 9, Beasley possessed some 12 grams of methamphetamine that he intended to sell or deliver.

A second warrant issued for the same date alleges that Beasley possessed and transported more than 28 grams of opiates, while a third warrant indicates that law enforcement believed Beasley intended to sell and deliver 30 grams of marijuana.

Warrants also say that Beasley used a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer to keep and sell methamphetamine and marijuana.

His bond was set at $703,000 secured. Beasley has not been released. His first court date was April 7.

Other arrests

The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center Thursday, March 31 through Wednesday, April 6. The information is provided by the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office and is public record.

April 1

Selena Elizabeth Becerra, 19, of West Jefferson was charged with failure to appear on a misdemeanor. Bond was set at $750 secured. Becerra was released later that day. Becerra’s first court date is May 6.

April 2

Steven Lynn Jones, 49, of Lansing was charged with assault on a female. Bond was set at $10,000 secured. Jones has not been released. Jones’ first court date is May 6.

April 4

Mary Bare McCraw, 53, of Purlear was charged with possession with the intent to manufacture/sell/deliver a Schedule II controlled substance and two counts of trafficking opium or heroin. Bond was set at $40,000 secured. McCraw has not been released. McCraw’s first court date was April 7.

April 6

Dakota James Collins, 22, of Jefferson was charged with three counts of selling/delivering a Schedule II controlled substance and three counts of possession with the intent to manufacture/sell/deliver a Schedule II controlled substance. Bond was set at $15,000 secured. Collins was released later that day. Collins’ first court date was April 7.

William Fleming Mundy, 45, of Deep Gap was charged with misdemeanor probation violation. Bond was set at $400 cash. Mundy was released later that day. Mundy’s first court date was April 7.

Nathan Ham can be reached at 336-489-3062 or followed on Twitter @NathanHam87

(Photo submitted) Jason Matthew Beasley, 34, of 5021 Speedway Rd, North Wilkesboro
http://jeffersonpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Beasley.jpg(Photo submitted) Jason Matthew Beasley, 34, of 5021 Speedway Rd, North Wilkesboro

By Nathan Ham

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