Man charged with drug possession

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Man charged with drug possession

Deputies with the Hoke County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man last week on multiple drug charges following a traffic stop.

Officers arrested Donquel McEachern, 30, of the 2300 block of East Great Marsh Church Road in St. Pauls on felony charges of possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, possession with intent to sell or deliver MDMA and possession of a stolen firearm, misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and carrying a concealed gun and traffic citations of failure to maintain lane control and driving while license revoked.

Deputies with the Traffic Unit patrolling in the area of Fayetteville Road stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. 

“During the traffic stop, the odor of marijuana was present in the vehicle. Deputies then conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and located 310 grams of marijuana, 43 dosage units of MDMA, a stolen firearm along with digital scales, and a box of sandwich bags,” the Hoke Sheriff’s Office said in a media release.

Officers took McEachern into custody on the above charges. He received a $7,500 secured bond.

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