A Lexington man faces drug after officers stopped his car for not having working taillights.

Matthew Scott Peterson, 37, of 13 Hillside Drive, was charged with possession with the intent to sell and distribute heroin, possession with the intent to sell and distribute a schedule II controlled substance, possession with the intent to sell and distribute a schedule IV controlled substance, maintaining a vehicle for keeping and selling a controlled substance, driving with a revoked license, rear lamps violation and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to information provided by the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, on Monday officers conducted a traffic stop on Old U.S. Highway 52 northbound at Ralph Miller Road on a white Toyota Camry for equipment violations.

Deputies found the driver, later identified as Peterson, had a revoked license. He was also found in possession of heroin and methamphetamines.

Peterson was given a $20,000 secured bond and a court date of April 3 in Lexington Court.

He was previously charged Jan. 30 with possession with the intent to sell or distribute methamphetamine and given a court date of March 5. On Nov. 2, he was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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