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A Garysburg man arrested by Weldon police Monday had his first appearance before a United States magistrate judge in Greenville today for his revocation of supervised release proceedings.

Magistrate Judge Kimberly A. Swank ordered Ervin Rodell Hughes detained pending his appearance before United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle. Court records did not indicate when that appearance would be.

Hughes was assigned a federal public defender.

Hughes, who had been wanted by the United States Marshals Service, was arrested Monday shortly before 1 a.m. while Officer A. Dickens and Corporal I. Smith were at the 51 Sycamore Bar and Grill.

They observed Hughes walking to his vehicle and Chief Christopher Davis said he appeared to be intoxicated.

In April Hughes admitted in federal court to a violation of parole and was told the court would continue the case for six months with a warning that if an additional violation was reported, the probation office would file a motion for revocation as well as request a warrant. Then he would be given a custody sentence.

Hughes had been sentenced in November of 2017 for possession with intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

He received a 75-month sentence and 36 months of federal supervised release which started May 27, 2022.