Posted: Jul 16, 2012 6:01 AM
Updated: Jul 16, 2012 6:09 AM
Police in Rockcastle County say they found about a pound of marijuana inside a car during a traffic stop along I-75 Sunday night.
Officers say they found the pot, along with a half-ounce of cocaine, during a search of the Toyota Camry.
Police arrested the driver, Joshua A. Ruch, 27, of Newton, N.C. He faces several charges, including trafficking in marijuana, trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine), tampering with physical evidence and DUI.
Police also arrested Jennifer N. Starnes, 27, of Conover, N.C. She faces several drug related charges.