FRANKLIN COUNTY – A 38-year-old Ridgeway man was charged after he was found with cocaine in a car.
Franklin County deputies were conducting a drug investigation Thursday in the 2800 block of Virgil H. Goode Highway when they came in contact with Robert E. Hailey.
Hailey was a passenger in a vehicle along with a child.
According to the sheriff's office, he was in possession of approximately 7 grams of cocaine.
Robert Hailey was charged with possession with intent to distribute schedule I or II controlled substance (cocaine) and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, the sheriff's office said.
Hailey was arrested and later released on the same day on a $1,000 unsecured bond.
The case remains under investigation and additional charges may be pending.