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Deputies: Traffic stop for headlights leads to triple drug arrest

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Stephanie Rashell Woods, 23 Stephanie Rashell Woods, 23
Dominic Allan Campbell, 27 Dominic Allan Campbell, 27
Quentin Marcel Campbell, 25 Quentin Marcel Campbell, 25
LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A traffic stop for failure to dim headlights to oncoming traffic led to the arrest of three Catawba County residents on drug charges, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.

A deputy was watching northbound traffic on Highway 321 near the High Shoals exit Sunday around 9 p.m. when the driver of a northbound vehicle failed to dim the headlights to traffic in front of the car and traffic passing in the southbound lanes.

The driver, Stephanie Rashell Woods, 23, was asked to step out of the vehicle. When she did, the deputy smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

Woods admitted to the officer that some of the occupants had been smoking marijuana before the traffic stop. The owner then gave the deputy permission to search the vehicle, the report states.

Quentin Marcel Campbell, 25, exited the vehicle and was carrying $1,850 in cash. Dominic Allan Campbell, 27, then got out of the car. He was carrying $3,234 in cash.

A female and two young children were also asked to exit the vehicle while the deputy searched the car. They were not charged in the incident.

Inside the vehicle, the deputy found red digital scales covered with a white powder residue, a clear plastic bag containing 15 grams of crack cocaine, and a bag containing two grams of marijuana. The cash and narcotics were seized and placed into evidence.

Woods was charged with one felony count each of Maintaining a Dwelling/Vehicle for a Controlled Substance and Conspire to Sell and Delivery of a Controlled Substance.

Quentin Campbell was charged with one felony count of Conspire to Sell and Deliver a Controlled Substance and one misdemeanor count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Dominic Campbell was charged with one felony each Conspire to Sell and Deliver Cocaine and Possession with the Intent to Manufacture, Sell and Deliver Cocaine and one misdemeanor count of Possession of Marijuana.

All three were taken to the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center and placed under a $10,000 secured bond each.

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