November 20, 2013 the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shane Owens, age 22, of Black Rock for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The arrest came after the vehicle Owens was a passenger in was stopped at a checkpoint near Saffell. A K-9 alerted on the vehicle during the stop. Inside the vehicles deputies found a set of digital scales. Owens also had 4 bags of marijuana.

Owens was placed under arrest and transported to the Lawrence County Jail to await a bond hearing.

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