BY KEN LITTLE
An Atlanta man charged Tuesday with drug possession made his first appearance Wednesday in Greene County General Sessions Court.
Darrell Von Scrogum, 49, was charged by members of the Third Judicial District Drug Task Force with possession of a Schedule II drug with intent to deal or sell the drug, felony simple possession or casual exchange, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Von Scrogum was a passenger in a car stopped by Greeneville police Lt. Steve Spano. A police dog searched the car and alerted to the presence of drugs, the report said.
Methamphetamine was found on the floorboard of the car. A consent search of Von Scrogum's Greeneville motel room located 75 grams of methamphetamine packaged in a way "that would infer it was packaged for distribution," the report said.
Von Scrogum also possessed less than a half-ounce of marijuana "of different varieties and strains" in small plastic bags.
Four pipes and butane lighters "commonly used to light meth in a pipe" were also found in the motel room, the report said.
Bond for Von Scrogum was set at $158,000. He remains held in the Greene County Detention Center.