SALISBURY, N.C.-- The Special Investigations Unit and Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Unit of the Rowan County Sheriff's Office arrested a man with an extensive criminal history.
James Arthur Smith, 41, was arrested Tuesday at his home on South Fisherman Lane. Smith is charged with possession of marijuana, maintaining a dwelling to keep and store drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, and felon in possession of a firearm.
Law enforcement executed a state search warrant at his home where marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a shotgun with ammunition was found.
Smith has prior felony convictions for drugs and larceny. He was placed under a $50,000 secured bond.