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Traffic stop leads to heroin arrest

By Wes Goforth
Published On: Apr 15 2014 06:37:35 PM CDT
Monterius Smith for web

Monterius Smith

WARSAW -

A traffic stop in Duplin County led to the arrest of a man on drug charges.

Deputies say they stopped 28-year-old Monterius Smith for a traffic violation on I-40 near Warsaw on April 9.  A K-9 search of his vehicle revealed 35 plastic bags of white powder which tested positive for heroin.

Smith, of Dudley, was charged with several heroin-related charges.  He was jailed under a $150,00 bond.