New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | February 26, 2021

Richmond man admits to possessing cocaine in New Kent

By Andre Jones | February 8, 2021 11:19 am

A Richmond man entered a guilty plea to possessing cocaine in New Kent.

Markene DeJuan Jones, 30, of the 3600 block of E. Broad Rock Road, admitted to committing the offense during Monday morning proceedings in New Kent Circuit Court. Jones was arrested on Apr. 28 after an investigation detected that he was in possession of the illegal substance.

A presentence report is being prepared with formal sentencing scheduled for Apr. 26.

In other circuit court matters:

–Christopher Lee Davis, 22, of the 19000 block of Tabernacle Road, Barhamsville, had one charge of possession of a controlled substance dismissed after successfully completing the First Offender’s Program.

–Alvaro Rascon Rodriguez, 31, of the 10000 block of Lees Landing Road, Saluda, had one charge of possession of a controlled substance (heroin) dismissed after successfully completing the First Offender’s Program.