(Photo submitted) Christopher Robert Miller
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(Photo submitted) Joshua Thomas Smith
JEFFERSON-A South Carolina man was hit with misdemeanor drug charges after police say they found marijuana in his parked car at the Ashe County Courthouse.
According to a press release issued by the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office, Joshua Thomas Smith, 23 of, Little River, South Carolina was arrested on July 27, 2017. Smith had been at the court house on unrelated charges and had a court appearance that day.”
“A search warrant was executed on Smith’s vehicle in the parking lot of the Ashe County Court House after officers saw what they believed to be a jar of marijuana in the cup holder console area between the front seats of the vehicle,” according to the release. “A K-9 unit was deployed and gave a positive indication of drugs inside the vehicle.”
Authorities say the marijuana, a grinder, a pipe smoking device and other drug paraphernalia turned up during the search