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

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

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.

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

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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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