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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says a traffic stop two days after Christmas has led to charges of possessing methamphetamine. Officials say a deputy conducted the stop on Brown Hill Road near Ferrum, and a resulting search led to discovery of what lab tests show to be a Ziploc bag containing meth. 32-year-old Bobby Perdue of Henry is currently free on bond.

From the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office: On 12/27/18, a deputy with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Brown Hill Rd. in the Ferrum community of Franklin County. A subsequent search of the vehicle located a plastic Ziploc bag containing a crystalline substance that later tested positive for methamphetamine. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 32-year-old Bobby Christopher Perdue. Mr. Perdue was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance and released on a $5,000.00 secured bond.