A Marion man was arrested and charged after deputies conducting a traffic stop located eight grams of meth on his person, authorities said Wednesday.

Deputy Jesse Hicks of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Samuel Kodie Ingle, 31, address listed as Carolina Avenue Extension in Marion, with possession of methamphetamine.

At 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, Hicks stopped a Toyota Camry on Airport Road due to tag violations.

Ingle was a passenger in the automobile. A subsequent search of his person turned up 8 grams of methamphetamine.

Ingle’s bond was set at $11,000.

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