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POLICE: 19-Year-Old Jailed For Drugs, Weapon


Police said they smelled marijuana coming from a car Thursday afternoon, but found cocaine and a gun on one of the people in that car.

Greenville Police said around 1:45 Thursday afternoon, officers spotted two people in a car near 2816 Best Road.

Investigators said they were suspicious of a drug deal, and officers approached the car and noticed a strong smell of pot.

Police said one of the people in the car, 19-year-old William Payton, had cocaine with him as well as a 9mm handgun.

Officers arrested the teen for a felony count possession of cocaine, carrying a concealed weapon, and possession of a handgun by a minor.

Payton is in jail under a $7,500 secured bond.


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