MACON COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – A man was arrested Wednesday after deputies located half of a kilometer of suspected powdered cocaine during a traffic stop.

The Macon County Sheriff’s Office charged Tyrice Hutchins with the following:

  • Trafficking cocaine
  • Maintaining vehicle/dwelling place for controlled substances
  • Felony possession of cocaine
  • Possession of firearm by felon

Deputies said they stopped a vehicle traveling through the county and found cocaine in the vehicle when a search was conducted.

Hutchins was booked into custody on a $2,000,000 bond.