Man accused of selling meth to undercover cop in custody

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The following news release was sent by the Pinal County Sheriff's Office:

QUEEN CREEK - During the Month of November, 2008, members from the Pinal County Narcotic Task Force initiated a covert drug investigation on a subject identified as Ronald M. Justice.

Ronald M. Justice was actively involved in the sale of Methamphetamine a Dangerous Drug. Ronald M. Justice sold Methamphetamine a Dangerous Drug to an undercover operative on three separate occasions.

On January 15th, 2009 an arrest warrant was issued for Ronald M. Justice by the Pinal County Superior Court listing the following charges; Three counts of Dangerous Drug Sales, a class 2 felony and Twelve counts of Use of Electronic Communication in a Drug Related Transaction, a class 4 Felony.

On Friday, January 16th, 2009 Ronald M. Justice met with the undercover operative in the Queen Creek area where he was taken into custody without incident and charged with an additional 12 counts of Use of Electronic Communication in a Drug Related Transaction and 3 counts of Sale of Methamphetamine a Dangerous Drug.

Ronald M. Justice was booked into the Pinal County Sheriff's Office Adult Detention Center located in Florence and is being held with a $75,000.00 bond.