FLORENCE, S.C. — A Friday Florence traffic stop ended with a drug arrest and seizure.
A Florence police officer made the traffic stop around South Cashua Drive and "observed suspected drug evidence in plain view during the stop," according to a police media advisory. It added: "A subsequent search of the vehicle yielded almost half a pound of suspect methamphetamine, approximately 28 grams of a substance labeled 'THC edible,' two firearms and over $1,300 in US currency."
Reginald Danyall Smith, 29, of Florence, was arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine, simple possession of marijuana, unlawful carry of a firearm, being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a weapon in furtherance of a violent crime.
He was denied bond on the trafficking methamphetamine charge, had a $30,000 bond set on the other charges and remains in custody in the Florence County Detention Center.