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Deputy lodges trafficking, other counts after stop

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A Littleton man faces cocaine trafficking and other charges following a vehicle stop in Weldon Thursday evening.

Willis Jackson

Deputy M.A. Bishop of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office seized 12 grams of cocaine from Willis Junior Jackson, 33, after the vehicle he was a passenger in was stopped for a lane violation around 5:45 p.m.

Chief Deputy Scott Hall said in a statement Bishop also seized a gram of marijuana, nine Oxycodone pills and two sets of digital scales.

Bishop reportedly found Jackson in possession of the drugs after the stop.

Bishop charged him with trafficking cocaine, possession of schedule II controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana.

He was jailed on $7,000 secured bond and has a June 7 court date.

The driver was issued a written warning for the traffic violations.

Corporal D. Moore and Agent J. Matthews of the City County Drug Task Force assisted with the arrest.

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