Half An Ounce Of Meth Found In Truck

Summerville Police officers found a half of an ounce of methamphetamine in a red GMC truck they stopped Friday night, according to incident reports.

Officer Gary Pruitt stopped the truck because the registration on the vehicle had been canceled. The driver was 38-year-old Kenneth Dewayne Hines, of Lyerly. Immediately cops found a small amount of meth in Hines’ possession. Then they checked further.

“Sgt. David Westbrooks recovered a larger plastic corner baggie of suspected methamphetamine that appeared to be approximately half an ounce in weight from the interior of Hines’ truck,” Officer Pruitt stated.

Hines was jailed for possession of meth, possession of meth with intent to distribute, driving without a license on person, no proof of insurance, driving with an expired tag and driving with canceled registration, according to jail reports.