Teen Arrested For Felony Marijuana Possession

A Johnston County teenager was arrested on felony marijuana possession charges after two ounces of suspected marijuana was found inside his car during a traffic stop.

Eighteen year-old Isaiah Lathomas Watson of Ra Lane, Selma was stopped by a Johnston County deputy sheriff Thursday night on Highway 96 about 6 miles north of Selma.  During the traffic stop the officer said he saw marijuana in plain view inside the car.  During a search just over 2 ounces of suspected marijuana was found.  Officers also seized a digital scale found in the vehicle.

Watson was jailed under a $7,500 bond.