ROCK HILL, S.C. -- The Rock Hill Police Department arrested a man Wednesday who allegedly had more than 40 baggies of marijuana stashed in his underwear.
According to the police report, officers stopped a car Wednesday morning for an improper wide turn on Saluda Street. When officers approached the vehicle they could smell a strong odor of marijuana, police said.
When the driver Emory McCullough opened the glove compartment to retrieve his driver's license, insurance and registration and they said the passenger 26-year-old Kim Leonard Grafton, Jr., of Rock Hill, reached for a semi-automatic handgun inside the compartment. That's when officers drew their service weapons and asked the men to step out the vehicle.
While searching McCullough, police found five grams of marijuana, individually-bagged on his person.
They also searched Grafton who came up clean, but when both men were in the back of the patrol car, the report states officers could still smell pot. When officers pulled Grafton out of the car again, the odor went away and that prompted officers to confront Grafton with the fact they knew he had marijuana on his person, and they would apply for a search warrant if necessary.
Grafton then admitted to having weed in his rectum, the police report states.
The men were transported to the Rock Hill City Jail, where Grafton underwent a strip search. Officers seized 41 individually-wrapped baggies of marijuana in the groin area of Grafton's underwear, along with $315 in cash.
Grafton told officers the firearm, which was seized as evidence belonged to his mother. Officers also seized Grafton's marijuana-themed t-shirt.
McCullough was charged with possession of marijuana.
Grafton was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.