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Deputies: Suspicious vehicle search turns up illegal drugs and weapon

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MARION, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies say an early morning patrol led them to a suspicious vehicle.

The McDowell County Sheriff's Office reports that 53-year-old Laurie Ann Spencer of 194 Reid St. in Marion has been charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon.

According to reports, Deputy Jesse Hicks and Deputy Steven McPeters of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office were patrolling Lake James Road around 4:30 a.m. Thursday morning when they noticed a suspicious vehicle parked at Black Bear Landing.

After investigating the vehicle, deputies say they discovered 1.4 grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a pistol in Spencer's car.

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