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Elizabethtown man faces marijuana charges

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Roderick Lee Hicks (Source: Bladen County Sheriff's Office) Roderick Lee Hicks (Source: Bladen County Sheriff's Office)

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A 19-year-old man was arrested and charged recently in connection to possession of marijuana, authorities with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office say.

Roderick Lee Hicks of West McKay Street in Elizabethtown was charged with possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, felony possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Thursday afternoon, officers with the sheriff's office and Elizabethtown Police Department helped NC probation and parole officers with a warrantless search at McKay's residence, where a resident is on probation for prior narcotic offenses.

Officers searched the home and found more than a half-pound of marijuana in the bathroom, hidden in a floor vent.

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