Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

Laurens County Deputies were conducting a license checkpoint on Riverfork Road, Waterloo near Arnold Lane Wednesday night when a red Ford Mustang approached. During the license check, deputies reportedly found the driver had a clear plastic bag containing what was determined to be 20.3 grams of marijuana. Yesterday, 41-year-old John Elvin Smith of 1914-A Nation Road, Hodges was formally charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute. A cash or surety bond was set at $20,000. John Elvin Smith remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.