Pastor Charged With Drug Possession

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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  • by A1 on Oct 5, 2009 at 12:05 PM
    Posted by: To A1 Location: Washington A law that would conflict w/the Bible. Hate crimes law stating quoting the Bible regarding homosexuality could be considered inciting intolerance and be a hate crime. A Christian must not use Bible verses supporting such a position regarding homosexuality. I would go to jail...no problem. That's just one example of where the law could conflict w/the Bible.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 5, 2009 at 12:12 AM
    oh, and Anonymous, it's called juice...LOL
  • by Anonymous on Oct 4, 2009 at 06:52 PM
    Lol I don't see how anyone can see hypocrisy in someone's written comments unless you personally know the person and their lifestyle. One can definitely see a lot of ignorance and, yes, some humor but no hypocrisy. Don't let it depress you...if anything let it move you to prayer.
  • by To A1 Location: Washington on Oct 4, 2009 at 05:50 PM
    "As a christian we are to abide by the laws of the land (if they do not conflict with the Bible)" So, it's okay to break laws if they are contradicted by the Bible? This means you could be a christian, sitting in jail, feeling comforted by the fact that you were true to your faith. You probably wouldn't even be angry about the ignorance of the law you had broken. Interesting. I'd love to see it.
  • by PHONEJACK Location: G-VEGAS on Oct 4, 2009 at 05:38 PM
    TO DISGUSTED:You must not can read either,you need to go back and read comment OCT4,2009 9:41.You and G-MACK must go to the same eye doctor,or maybe ya'll need to smoke some to help with ya'lls glocuma it sure helps mine(goooood,sticky,purple,smells sweet,BIG no HUGE pretty nuggets SO kind SO mine)BUBBLE,BUBBLE,BUBBLE,COUGHT,COUGHT.I am a proud member of (NORML) and for ya'll who don't know this, it stands for (NATIONAL ORGONIZATION REFORM MARIJUNA LAWS)
  • by Lol on Oct 4, 2009 at 04:13 PM
    So much ignorance and hypocrisy in these comments. It's quite depressing honestly. All the comments about how Jesus made water into sparkling wine did make me laugh though.
  • by Bill Location: Greenville on Oct 4, 2009 at 11:30 AM
    Debase- To lower in character or value; demean.
  • by Bill Location: Greenville on Oct 4, 2009 at 10:57 AM
    G-MACK, Where on earth is your head at ? The word said what ? If God was to miraculously clean house, I doubt very much if it would start with a man smoking weed. More than likely it would be with the pedophiles ,embezzlers , and false prophets that run amuck ! You all can drink your wine, fermented or not, just let me smoke my weed in peace. Oh, by the way,pot will not grow in the dark, it needs light, for whatever he got pulled over for I doubt very much if it was divine intervention,and whatever do you mean by "debase" ? MAYBE YOU SHOULD TRY SOME BEFORE YOU CONDEMN IT! LOL Perhaps your feathers won't be so ruffled ! 420 Peace
  • by becuz I got High Location: over the rainbow on Oct 4, 2009 at 09:51 AM
    And do you really think the Pastor in that church is the only one who does it? Burn one down Pastor. I think it is alot better than all these pills some of these folks are popping. He had to get a second job, the economy is so bad.
  • by PHONEJACK Location: G-VEGAS on Oct 4, 2009 at 09:45 AM
    THANK YOU WITN FOR POSTING THE COMMENTS,Like the song sings(I GET HIGH WITH ALITTLE HELP FROM MY FREINDS)I don't know about yall but LORD,GOD IS MY FREIND.OK cannabis for everybody,WELL IT'S 4:20 AGAIN(BUBBLE,BUBBLE,BUBBLE,COUGH,COUGH)Pack it again!!!!!!!
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