Marion Wilson
Marion Wilson
A Greenwood man faces drug charges following a traffic stop near Lander University on Tuesday afternoon.

Marion Wilson, 20, of 104 Singletree Road, was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana in connection with the incident.

Greenwood County deputies were patrolling the area near Lander around 1:30 p.m. when they spotted the suspect traveling in an older-model vehicle, according to a Greenwood County incident report. Deputies initiated a traffic stop during which officers found three bags of a substance believed to be marijuana in the suspect’s shorts. The man confessed that the alleged drugs were his.

Officers noted the suspected pot weighed a total of 18.9 grams and the three bags were packed in a way that is commonly used to sell the drug.