Traffic stop leads to discovery of ecstasy, marijuana

A traffic stop in Aberdeen led to the discovery of ecstasy and marijuana in a Hamlet woman’s vehicle.

Aberdeen Police Chief Brian Chavis announced the arrest of 30-year-old Ladonna Broady. She was placed at the Moore County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond for the drug charges.

The traffic stop occurred on May 24 for displaying revoked tags and having an outstanding warrant, Chavis said.

“After Aberdeen Officers stopped Broady, she was detained and arrested for warrants and traffic violations, said Chavis. “Upon further investigation, officers located marijuana and a large amount of Ecstasy in her vehicle.”

Broady is facing charges with felony possession of Schedule I controlled substance, felony possession with intent to sell and deliver, felony maintaining a vehicle, possession of Schedule VI controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She was also served a warrant out of Richmond County for felony uttering a forged instrument and given a $5,000 secured bond for the warrant.

Defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Photo via Aberdeen Police Department.

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