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Florence man charged after police find drugs, firearms during traffic stop

Florence Police said nearly a half-pound of "suspect methamphetamine" and two firearms were...
Florence Police said nearly a half-pound of "suspect methamphetamine" and two firearms were among items found after a traffic stop on Friday.(Florence PD)
Published: May. 14, 2021 at 4:47 PM EDT
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FLORENCE, S.C. (WMBF) - Dugs and a pair of firearms were among the items seized after a traffic stop in Florence, according to authorities.

The Florence Police Department said officers initiated the stop Friday in the area of South Cashua Drive for a traffic violation before noticing suspected evidence of drugs in plain view.

Reginald Danyall Smith
Reginald Danyall Smith(Florence County Detention Center)

Police conducted a search of the vehicle and found around a half-pound of “suspect methamphetamine” and nearly 28 grams of a substance labeled “THC edible.”

Two firearms and over $1,300 in cash were also found at the scene.

29-year-old Reginal Danyall Smith, of Florence, was then arrested in connection to the items found.

He’s charged with trafficking methamphetamine, simple possession of marijuana, unlawful carry of a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a weapon in furtherance of a violent crime.

Smith is being held at the Florence County Detention Center on a $30,000 surety bond as of Friday afternoon.

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