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Man stopped for revoked license ultimately charged for drugs

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Thomas Hiatt (Source: WITN via Maysville Police Dept.) Thomas Hiatt (Source: WITN via Maysville Police Dept.)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT/WITN) – A man from Wilmington was arrested in eastern Carolina Thursday morning after police say they found drugs in his truck.

According to WITN, officers stopped Thomas Hiatt in Maysville on Highway 17 around 10:40 a.m.

The media outlet is reporting police were initially only going to cite Hiatt for driving on a revoked license, but they smelled marijuana inside his truck when they pulled him over.

Police found cocaine, heroin, marijuana and four shotguns inside the man's truck.

According to WITN, Hiatt was charged with several drug counts, including trafficking.

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