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      Man charged for using son to hide drugs

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      {} {} A Midland City man faces a drug charge after authorities say he used his 5-year-old son to hide marijuana in the trunk of a car.{} {} The Henry County Sheriff's department says Anthony Darrell Smith was arrested after a deputy pulled him over Saturday night in Abbeville for a minor traffic violation. He was charged with first-degree possession of marijuana. Two other people were also charged. {}Authorities say Smith told them he did not want to open the trunk because it would wake up his 5-year-old son, who was asleep inside.{} {} When deputies opened the trunk, they say they found the boy asleep on top of a plastic garbage bag containing more than 2 pounds of marijuana.{} {} The sheriff's department and the local Department of Human Resources are investigating.

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