In a routine traffic stop Halifax County Deputies ended up arresting a pastor on drug charges this weekend.
Halifax County Deputies say they pulled over a vehicle on Highway 30` in Enfield Friday for crossing the center line. Lawmen say the car smelled of marijuana. After questioning the driver, 49 year-old Michael Thompson of Rocky Mount, authorities say he surrendered 23 grams of pot and some cigars.
Thompson told them, he was a pastor and that he buys the drugs to smoke, not to sell. He was charged with possession of Marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
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