ARMOUR — A Nevada man was arrested Jan. 11 after more than 10 pounds of marijuana and a small amount of cocaine were allegedly found in a car he was driving through Douglas County.
Broderick McFarling-Davis, 29, of Henderson, Nevada, faces two felony and three misdemeanor charges and could be sentenced to more than 30 years in prison if convicted on all counts.
A Douglas County deputy stopped a Ford Escape with South Dakota plates that was traveling east at 10 mph over the speed limit on State Highway 44, according to court documents. The deputy reportedly identified McFarling-Davis as the driver and confirmed his Nevada driver's license was suspended.
While McFarling-Davis was pulled over near the intersection of Highway 44 and U.S. Highway 281, about 4 miles north of Armour, the deputy asked about the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle and McFarling-Davis reportedly turned over a small amount of medical marijuana.
A search warrant was executed on the vehicle. Nine ounces of marijuana were allegedly found inside a duffel bag, and another 26 grams were found divided into four jars. Ten additional bags of marijuana, each weighing one pound, were reportedly found in another duffel bag.
A bag of a substance that field tested positive for cocaine was also reported to have been found in the vehicle.
McFarling-Davis was arrested and transported to the Charles Mix County Jail. He is charged with possession with intent to distribute more than one pound of marijuana, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding and driving with a suspended license.