Police pulled over a Kinston man for speeding, but the man is now accused of operating a mobile meth lab.
A Kinston police officer pulled over Brandon Humphreys, 25, Tuesday around 8:30 p.m. at Queen and Shine Streets. The stop was initially just for a speeding infraction, but once the officer smelled marijuana in the car, he performed a search of the vehicle. The search revealed the components of a mobile meth lab.
Police seized the car, and Humphreys was jailed under a $40,000 bond. Police say he is charged with Precursor To Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.