2 busted with 4 lbs. of marijuana, pills by Beaufort Police

BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) – Police have arrested and charged two men after a traffic stop turned up drugs.

It happened around 4:40 a.m. Sunday.

Officers with the Beaufort Police Department said the initiated the stop because the vehicle had no visible registration plate showing. When they made contact with the driver, one of the officers noted the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

A search turned up 4.46 lbs. of marijuana, assorted drug paraphernalia, and a small quantity of pills.

The driver, Travis Nathaniel Varner, 30, of Jamestown, NC was arrested and charged with Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Schedule VI Controlled Substances, Maintaining a Vehicle/Dwelling/Place for Keeping Controlled Substances, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving While License Revoked, and Allowing the Operation of an Unregistered Vehicle/Trailer. He received a $7,500 secured bond.

The passenger, Daniel Scott Wilson, 29, of Winston-Salem, NC was arrested and charged with Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Schedule VI Controlled Substances and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He received a $5,000 secured bond.

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