• Deputies find meth on man trying to pass through detector at courthouse

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    CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. - Steven Lovelace was at the Cleveland County Courthouse to support his girlfriend, but he was stopped by deputies as he tried to pass through a metal detector.

    [Woman arrested for allegedly bringing meth into court]

    The detector kept going off when Lovelace would walk through it, so deputies made him empty his pockets.

    Lovelace pulled out a baggy and tin can, both of which contained meth.

    He ran away and was caught a few blocks away.


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