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Task force cites man for marijuana possession; finds evidence of cocaine

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The City County Drug Task Force this afternoon cited a man in the Carolina Rest Home Road area for marijuana possession.

The investigation, based on complaints of drug traffic and sales at a residence on Kelsey Circle, also yielded evidence which tested positive for cocaine, Captain A.M. Harris said in a statement.

Agents of the task force along with Lieutenant J. Bozard, Corporal M. Bishop and Deputy S. Stansberry of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office went to the residence shortly after 12:30 p.m.

Agent D.R. Radford obtained a search warrant based on several complaints.

Bozard and his dog, Fino, assisted agents in seizing marijuana, paraphernalia and the evidence which tested for positive for cocaine.

Paul Frank Lynch, 41, was cited with a North Carolina Uniform Citation for possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.  

He has a January 17 court date.

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