Selma man arrested on felony marijuana charges

A Selma man was arrested on felony marijuana charges on Friday, Dec. 1.

Selma Police were dispatched at 6:13 p.m. to a domestic call at 910 Lincoln St. Police said they could detect the odor of marijuana inside the residence.

Police said they could hear a man and woman arguing inside the bedroom. The man was asked to step outside so that the yelling would stop.

The woman said that Michael Edward Shelton, 49, of the residence “smokes marijuana all the time.”

Police searched the bedroom and seized three small packages of marijuana in sandwich bags.

Shelton was charged with one felony count each of marijuana possession with intent to sell or distribute, maintaining a dwelling and one misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

He was transported to the Johnston County Jail on $12,000 secured bond.

Michael Edward Shelton

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