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Beaufort County man arrested in drug trafficking investigation

By Kristen Beatty, Producer
Published On: Feb 19 2014 12:17:57 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 19 2014 12:18:33 PM CST
BEAUFORT COUNTY -

Beaufort County deputies have arrested a man accused of drug trafficking.

According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, 25-year-old Olajuwon Aaron Walker, of Belhaven, was arrested on Tuesday.

Investigators had made controlled purchases of both marijuana and prescription pain medication from Walker, deputies said.

Walker has been charged with two counts of possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana and one count of trafficking in opiates. He was placed in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $15,000 secured bond.