A St. Albans man was arrested in South Charleston over the weekend after drugs were found in his vehicle, said a spokesman for the South Charleston Police Department.
An officer checked out a suspicious vehicle parked in the dark at the BP Station at 5701 MacCorkle Ave. on Saturday. James E. Meddings, 45, was found with three bags of suspected meth and four hydrocodone pills in the vehicle, police said.
After obtaining search warrants, officers discovered suspected drugs at two additional locations.
Officers searched room 301 of the Economy Inn, 4115 First Ave. in Nitro, and found a large bag of suspected bath salts, the spokesman said. A search of Meddings' residence at 110 Swan Lane in St. Albans revealed two large bags of unknown pink-and-brown pills, he said.Meddings is charged with possession with intent to deliver. He is in South Central Regional Jail. Bond is set at $25,000.