Two Pounds Of Pot Found In Car

Steven Neal

A Jackson County man faces a felony drug charge after Jonesboro police say they found two pounds of pot in his car.

42-year old Steven Wayne Neal, of Newport, was arrested Thursday night following a traffic stop on Highway 226.

According to an affidavit, during the stop, the officers stated they could smell marijuana and asked for consent to search the vehicle.

The officers found a black bag under the passenger seat containing a brick of marijuana weighing 2.2 pounds.

Neal is charged with possession of a Schedule VI with the purpose to deliver, a Class C felony. If convicted, he could face 3-10 years in prison and a fine not to exceed $10,000.

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