Salisbury teen charged with marijuana possession

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 22, 2019

By Shavonne Walker

SALISBURY —  A Salisbury teen was charged with marijuana possession after a school resource officer approached him. The officer smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car.

Salisbury Police charged Chancellor Najee Rankin, 17, of the 400 block of East Horah Street, with possession with intent to manufacture a controlled substance Schedule VI.

He has since been released from the Rowan County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.

Other officers were called to assist and arrived on the scene at the intersection of South Ellis and South Caldwell streets. The officers searched the vehicle and discovered 22 grams of marijuana in the passenger area of the car and a digital scale.