Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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March 7, 2013

Charleston mayor says son’s arrest is a relief

CHARLESTON — Charleston Mayor Danny Jones says the arrest of his son on drug charges might be the only way to save him.

The mayor says in a statement that police arrested 23-year-old Zachary Jones on Thursday morning. Zachary Jones is charged with possession with intent to deliver an ounce of cocaine.

The mayor says he was relieved when he learned about his son’s arrest. He calls it a “life saving fall.”

He says his son was arrested for DUI in 2008 and for heroin possession in 2010.

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