An Emporia man was arrested and charged on methamphetamine counts Thursday afternoon following a traffic stop.
Captain A.M. Harris of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office said around 4 p.m. Agent A.D. Cash was in the West Tenth Street area of Roanoke Rapids following up on a drug complaint when he noticed suspicious activity taking place.
Around 4 p.m. Deputy D. Bybee conducted a stop on the vehicle for a violation.
During the search methamphetamine and paraphernalia were seized.
Tony Willie Rook, 47, of Emporia, was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
He received a $2,000 bond and April 21 court date.
A passenger, James Edward Massey Jr., 49, of Gaston, was issued a state citation for possession of drug paraphernalia.