A Marion man on federal probation was charged after authorities found 4 grams of meth in his camper during a warrantless search, according to reports.
Lt. Chris Taylor of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Russell Floyd Freshour, 57, address listed as Henry McCall Road in Marion, with possession of methamphetamine.
On Thursday, April 25, sheriff’s deputies and federal probation and parole officers searched a camper in which Freshour lives and located 4 grams of meth.
Freshour is on federal probation, which makes him subject to warrantless searches. In 2006, Freshour pleaded guilty to manufacturing and possessing with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and was sentenced to 210 months in prison; following an appeal in 2009, for which he was found responsible for 40 grams of meth, his sentence was recalculated to 180 months, according to US Court of Appeals records. He was released from prison in March 2016.
Freshour’s bond was set at $10,000.