September 29, 2023
Edwin Allen Smiling

A Ok-9 unit assisted within the arrest of a Wildwood man with medicine in his instrument bag.

Edwin Allen Smiling, 60, was touring in a Chevrolet pickup at 11:39 p.m. Saturday in Bushnell when the motive force failed to come back to an entire cease at a cease signal, in line with an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Workplace.

A Ok-9 unit was referred to as to the scene and the canine alerted on the car, signaling the doubtless presence of medicine. Deputies searched a black instrument bag within the mattress of the truck and located methamphetamine hid in a carton of cigarettes. Smiling, who had been seated within the passenger seat of the pickup, was smoking in the course of the site visitors cease. Inside the identical instrument bag was a small plastic bag containing marijuana. A big bong-style pipe, plastic baggies and an digital scale had been present in a separate blue bag. Smiling admitted the 2 baggage belonged to him.

Smiling was arrested on expenses of possession of a managed substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug tools. He was booked on the Sumter County Detention Middle on $3,000 bond.