Conway traffic stop results in drug and money seizure, one person arrested

Conway traffic stop results in drug and money seizure, one person arrested
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CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - A man has been arrested on a drug charge after being pulled over by Conway Police Department officers for a window tint violation.

On Friday, CPD said they pulled over Edward Williams Jr. for the window tint violation and noticed a smell of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

Williams got out of the vehicle and attempted to run, but was taken into custody by officers a short distance away.

Further search of the subject and the vehicle resulted in finding several bags of marijuana, a press release said. The subject had $2,500 in cash in his pocket and another $9,000 was found hidden in the trunk in the spare tire void.

Williams was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and the $11,500 was seized.

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