Early Wednesday morning deputies from the Tyler County Sheriff's Office conducted a a traffic stop on a vehicle in Middlebourne that lead them to a hefty amount of pot.
Deputies said they found 4.6 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle with a street value of $12,800 along with prescription pills. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Bruce Allen Evou Jr. Of St. Clairsville.
He's charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver Marijuana. Evou Jr. was placed under a $250,000 bond and was taken to the North Central Regional Jail.