ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – Deputies in Nash County found a car full of stuff during a traffic stop Tuesday.

The news release states the officer smelled a strong odor of Marijuana from inside the vehicle. While deputies searched the vehicle, they found a metal grinder with Marijuana residue and three semi-automatic handguns.

Deputies stated they also found many fake gift cards, along with a card skimmer and laptop they think was used to put fake information on the gift cards. Deputies also found two different victim’s names and operators license numbers that had been altered and were being used in the exploitation process of the fake gift cards.

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All three men in the car were arrested and charged:

Joseph Michael Pascall
Covington, Georgia

  • Felony - Identity Theft Felony Possession 5+ Counterfeit Instruments
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia


Jerry Lynn Ladler
Covington, Georgia

  • Felony - Identity Theft Felony Possession 5+ Counterfeit Instruments
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia
  • Misdemeanor Carrying a Concealed Gun


Kanton Tolber Pryor
Covington, Georgia

  • Felony Identity Theft Felony Possession 5+ Counterfeit Instruments
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia