Man arrested


An Alba area man was arrested and charged on a pair of drug-related charges April 6 at 3:30 p.m.

Benton Jeffery Jones of the Alba area was charged with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance more than four and less than 200 grams and possession of controlled substance more than one and less than four grams at the time of the arrest.

Jones was transported to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office where he was booked and jailed.

“Jones’ arrest came as part of an ongoing investigation by the Wood County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division. I would also like to thank Chief Tim Koonce with the Alba Police Dept.,” Wood County Sheriff Tom Castloo said. “Good inter-agency cooperation is vital in these types of investigations.”