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No seatbelt lands man in jail after police find large stash of weed

Shawn R. Smith (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department) Shawn R. Smith (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A Jonesboro man is facing drugs charges after he's pulled over for not wearing his seatbelt.

According to the Jonesboro Police report, Shawn Smith was pulled over at the intersection of Warren and Roseclair for not wearing his seatbelt.

When police ran Smith's name through dispatch, Smith had warrants out for his arrest. When police searched Smith, they found 5.5 grams of marijuana in his pocket. When police searched the car, they found a larger bag of marijuana totaling 116.9 grams under the passenger side seat.

Smith is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, driving while license suspended, no seatbelt, and failure to appear charges.

He's set to appear in court on June 25.

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