On 01-11-2018, The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested Steven Lee Smith, 33 years of age, of 2600 Fredrick Road in Chocowinity. Smith was charged with Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Marijuana, Maintaining a Dwelling for the Purpose of Keeping and Selling a Controlled Substance, Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Smith's arrest stemmed from Investigators conducting surveillance on Smith after receiving complaints that Smith was involved in the distribution of marijuana. Investigators executed a Search Warrant on Smith's residence and found approximately 945 grams of marijuana packaged in multiple vacuum sealed Ziploc bags, a Ziploc vacuum sealer, digital scales, a plastic bag containing suspected cocaine and $38,400.00 in US currency.
Smith was confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $100,000.00 secured bond.
- Lieutenant Russell Davenport
- Beaufort County Sheriff's Office