A 35-year-old Nathalie man faces a felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute following a traffic stop that occurred at 11:12 p.m. Thursday, June 27, on South Main Street in Halifax.
According to Halifax Police Chief Stuart Comer, Officer M. Bowen conducted a traffic stop on Marcus Brandon Forest for speeding.
After pulling him over, Comer said Bowen smelled marijuana, and upon a search of the vehicle seized a large trash bag with containers filled with various sized Ziploc bags filled with a green leafy material suspected of being marijuana. He also found boxes of ammunition and scales.
Officer Bowen seized 5.82 ounces that tested positive for marijuana after an onsite field test, said Comer.
He was taken to Blue Ridge Regional Jail where was held on a $2,500 bond.
• Berry Hughes, 51, of Scottsburg faces charges of trespassing and being drunk in public.
The alleged offense occurred Tuesday, and Bowen served the warrant the same day.
Hughes was transported to Blue Ridge Regional Jail where he was held on a $4,000 secured bond for the trespassing charge.
• Richard Anthony Jones, 33, of Bethel Road, Halifax faces charges of forgery, driving on a suspended license, having no liability insurance and providing false information to a law enforcement officer to prevent arrest.
The alleged offenses occurred on June 19 following a traffic stop, and Bowen served the warrants the same day.
• John Paul Pointer, 55, of Oliver Drive, Ringgold faces a charge of driving under the influence.
The alleged offense occurred June 13, and Bomar served the warrant the same day.
• Keyona Lashay Woody, 25, of Poplar Creek Street, South Boston faces three misdemeanor charges of petty larceny, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
The alleged offenses occurred June 6, June 7 and June 11, and Deputy C. S. Hudson served the warrants Tuesday.