Davis said this evening he was following up on a complaint of debris in the yard of Wayne Bobbitt and Megan Mars since the town no longer picks up debris.
When he knocked on the door he could reportedly smell marijuana from inside the residence on Key Street. Davis said Bobbitt was honest and confirmed he was smoking.
Davis called for additional officers, he said in a statement.
Lieutenant Mac Wiggins and Officer Shatel Coates assisted in securing the scene as Davis went to apply for a search warrant, which was granted.
A search of the residence and vehicles led to the seizure of 52.7 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a .22 handgun.
Bobbitt, 52, was charged with felony possession of a firearm by a felon, felony maintain a vehicle, dwelling or place for a controlled substance, misdemeanor maintain a vehicle, dwelling or place for a controlled substance, possession of marijuana up to a half-ounce and possession of paraphernalia. He was also issued a criminal summons for loud music. He received a $10,000 secured bond and December 21 court date.
Mars, 27, was charged with felony possession of marijuana, felony maintain a vehicle, dwelling or place for a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia and felony aid and abet possession of a firearm by a felon.
She was held on $5,000 bond and has the same court date as Bobbitt.