Register Staff Report
A man who was on home incarceration was arrested Tuesday when sheriff’s deputies conducted a home check and reported finding marijuana in his dwelling.
Cash totaling $20,000 also was found in the home in the 1000 block of Foxhaven Drive, according to a Madison County Sheriff’s Offic news release.
Troy Smith, 29, was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and contempt of court for violating the terms of home incarceration.
Smith was in the county’s home incarceration program, which uses ankle monitors to track defendants’ movements while they await trial.
Smith, along with Steven S. Murphy, 40, was indicted in August on charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin), first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin) and first-degree persistent felony offender.
Smith also was indicted on charges of fourth-degree assault and theft by unlawful taking (under $500).