Deputy arrests subject arrested with 40 lbs of marijauna

Johnston County Sheriff Steve Bizzell announced that yesterday morning at approximately 9:00 a.m., a Johnston County Sheriff's Deputy on patrol stopped a vehicle on Interstate 95 near Benson for a motor vehicle violation. After the issuance of a warning citation, the deputy observed suspicious indicators which led to a consensual search of the vehicle.

During the search of the vehicle, a 2004 Jeep Liberty, approximately 40 pounds of marijuana with a street value of approximately $80,000 was found in the cargo area.

The driver, Kevin Lindsay, alias Mark Albert Lee, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, was arrested and charged with Felony Trafficking in Marijuana by Possession, Felony Trafficking in Marijuana by Transportation, and Giving Fictitious Information to a Law Enforcement Officer

Source: Johnston County Sheriff's Office

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