On 02/17/2019 Officers with the Graham Police Department conducted a
traffic stop on a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu for displaying a fictitious
registration plate at 9:09 P.M. in the 400 block of Cannon St. Upon initial
approach the contact officer detected the odor or marijuana coming from
inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle, based on probable cause,
yielded a teal bag containing 239 grams of marijuana. The driver, Omar
R. Alston, 24 YOA of Burlington, NC, and passenger, Bethea Obadiah,
22 YOA of Burlington NC, were both charged with possession with the
intent to sell and deliver marijuana and felony possession of marijuana.
They were both taken to the Alamance County Jail where they were held
under a $5,000 secured bond.