June 19, 2012. The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division executed a search warrant on June 15, 2012. As a result of the search, Joseph Eugene Milam, 58, of Creston, was arrested.
Milam was charged with Trafficking and Possession of Opiates; PWIMSD (Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, Deliver) Marijuana; Felony Possession Marijuana; Maintain a Dwelling to Sell and Deliver Controlled Substances; and 2 counts of Possession of Stolen Firearms.
Milam is free on $75,000 secured bond and will have his first appearance on Thursday, June 21, 2012.
Over ten thousand dollars was seized along with several guns and drugs.