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Repeat offender jailed for cocaine distribution

James Henry Young, III Photo courtesy, Coffee County Jail James Henry Young, III

The Coffee County Sheriff's Office reported Wednesday the arrest of James Henry Young, III for alleged cocaine and marijuana sales.

Officials stated that on Dec. 28  around 3:30 p.m., officers wtih the Douglas Heat Unit and the Coffee County Sheriff's Office arrested Young on outstanding warrants for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a housing project. He has also been charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of housing project.

According to information obtained through the Ga. Dept. of Corrections, Young was released from prison in 2012 after serving a sentence for aggravated assault. He served a previous stint in 2004 for cocaine possession.

Last modified onWednesday, 30 December 2015 09:31
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