Odor of pot leads to Waynesboro man’s arrest
Fredric Marshall Williams, 62 years old, faces two felonies after the Wednesday afternoon search at Springdale Apartments, 300 South Wayne Avenue. On August 5 at approximately 1:20 PM, patrol officers, acting on information received from Waynesboro Housing and Redevelopment Authority security officer that there was a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the apartment, obtained and served search warrant there.
As a result of the search, officers recovered over five ounces of marijuana and a small amount of crack cocaine. Williams was arrested at the scene. Officers charged with Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute and Possession of a Schedule I or II drug.
Under the 19 US Code, HUD has a zero tolerance drug policy and the suspect is subject to immediate removal from the complex and permanent loss of government subsidized housing privileges.
Williams is free after posting a $3,500 bond.