Skip to main content
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
Report: Vehicle stop yields meth, marijuana and concealed knife
top story

Report: Vehicle stop yields meth, marijuana and concealed knife

  • Updated
  • 1
{{featured_button_text}}

A Marion man faces drug charges following a traffic stop, authorities said Monday.

Detective Paul Alkire of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Francis Jackson Jr., 62, address listed as Jackson Road in Marion, with possession of methamphetamine, possession of up to ½ ounce of marijuana and carrying a concealed weapon.

Support Local Journalism

Your subscription makes our reporting possible.
{{featured_button_text}}

At 10:42 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, Alkire stopped a vehicle on Airport Road for multiple traffic violations and found Jackson to be the passenger.

A subsequent search of the suspect and the area in the car where he was sitting turned up .30 gram of meth, 1.6 grams of marijuana and a knife.

A court official set a $8,000 bond.

Sign up for our Crime & Courts newsletter

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

Recommended for you

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics