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Ross (left), Cochran (middle), Hudson (right). 

The Jones County Sheriff's Department Narcotics task force arrested three subjects at a local motel overnight on drug charges.

"Narcotics agents with the Jones County Sheriff's Department arrested three individuals overnight at a local motel on drug and other charges," said the department in a release.

Sabra Cochran, 45, was arrested on a charge of Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute. Whitney Hudson, 26, was also arrested on a charge of Possession of Methamphetamine. The third suspect, Jason Ross, 47, was also arrested on a charge of Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent To Distribute and also a charge of Firearm Possession by a Convicted Felon.

“We continue to press the fight against illegal narcotics in Jones County,” noted Jones County Sheriff Joe Berlin.

He added, “Our ‘Night Owl’ narcotics squad was in action into the early hours of Friday morning affecting these narcotics arrests involving illicit drugs. Drug dealers should just know that we won’t stop enforcing the law just because it’s dark outside.”