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Man arrested for drugs during traffic stop in Beckley

Update:

Eric Smith waived his preliminary hearing and is heading to a grand jury. Grand jury proceedings will be in May. 

Original Story:

An ordinary traffic stop turned into a drug bust after a Beckley Police officer discovers $3,400 in drugs.

According to court documents, it happened early Thursday around 12:30 a.m. on Harper Road in Beckley.

Eric Smith was stopped for a revoked drivers license.

Police said during that stop, a K-9 was brought in and found 15 grams of cocaine, 10 grams of meth, four grams of Heroin, and two digital scales in Smiths' car.

He is in jail on a $100,000 bond. 


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