Local man charged with marijuana possession following stop

On Wednesday August 26 at 10:00 p.m., Alamance County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Maple Ave. at Gardner Holt Rd. south of Burlington, N.C. The vehicle, occupied by the driver and passenger, was stopped for an equipment violation. During the stop, a K-9 alerted to the presence of contraband. A search of the vehicle was conducted where 125.14 grams of marijuana was found along with an illegally concealed firearm. The driver of the vehicle, Lamar Wesley Worth, was arrested and transported to the Alamance County Detention Center.

On Wednesday August 26 at 10:00 p.m., Alamance County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Maple Ave. at Gardner Holt Rd. south of Burlington, N.C. The vehicle, occupied by the driver and passenger, was stopped for an equipment violation.

During the stop, a K-9 alerted to the presence of contraband. A search of the vehicle was conducted where 125.14 grams of marijuana was found along with an illegally concealed firearm.

The driver of the vehicle, Lamar Wesley Worth, was arrested and transported to the Alamance County Detention Center.

Suspect: Lamar Wesley Worth   B/M/27

Address: 2846 NC Hwy 54

                   Haw River, N.C. 27258

Charges:

1 count - Felony Possession Marijuana

1 count - Misdemeanor Carrying Concealed Weapon

Bond:       $5,000.00 unsecured