Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on Feb. 25th 2016 at 4:40 p.m. Sgt. W.E. Line and Sgt. L.J. Hayes with the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (A.C.E) Team along with members of the Warrant Squad went to 168 Odell Rd. in an attempt to locate a person with several outstanding violent felony warrants for his arrest. When deputies entered the residence they could smell a strong odor of marijuana. Deputies searched the residence and located 171.5 grams of high grade marijuana hidden in one of the bedrooms. The occupant of the bedroom, Tommy S. Carson, 42, of Statesville admitted that the marijuana was his. Carson was charged with Possession with intent to sell or deliver Marijuana, Felony Possession of Marijuana, Maintaining a Dwelling for the Sale of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and was given a $5,000 secured bond.