Robeson County traffic stop leads to search, drug discovery and arrest

Robeson County traffic stop leads to search, drug discovery and arrest

ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) - A suspect is behind bars Saturday after Robeson County deputies say a simple traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs.

Deputies say they pulled over 29-year-old Marcus Laquan Small on Interstate 95 between Lumberton and Rowland, NC. They says during the stop Small identified himself using a fake name and was attempting to hide drugs inside the vehicle.

The stop led to the discovery and seizure of a quantity of heroin, marijuana, suboxone strips, drug paraphernalia, a firearm and approximately $525 in cash.

Small has been arrested and charged Small with Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Heroin, Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver a Schedule III Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana up to a ½ ounce, Maintaining a Drug Dwelling/Vehicle/Place, Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Small was placed in the Robeson County Detention Center under a $1,000,000 secured bond.

Anyone with additional information or any information regarding drug activity in Robeson County is asked to call the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Division at (910) 671-3191.

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