SC man arrested for felony drug possession
Mathew Todd Smith, 38, of Charleston, S.C., was arrested in Columbia on Jan. 2 and charged with felony drug possession, Tyrrell Sheriff Kevin Sawyer reports.
On that date Tyrrell deputies assisted the NC State Highway Patrol with a vehicle stop at the Scuppernong Quick Stop on Scuppernong Drive. Smith’s vehicle had been traveling west on US 64 and was stopped for speeding.
A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted after the deputy observed hash oil in the vehicle.
Smith was charged with felony possession of Schedule VI controlled substance, possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia, felony maintaining a place for controlled substance, and simple possession of marijuana.
Officers seized 30 tubes of hash oil totaling 24 grams, 0.25 grams of marijuana, pipes, rolling papers, and containers.
Smith’s secured bond was set at $5,000.