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Weldon man arrested on counterfeit charges

Posted September 25, 2010 5:55 p.m. EDT

— The Halifax County Sheriff's Office seized counterfeit clothes, shoes, handbags, DVDs and CDs worth an estimated $20,000 Saturday in a traffic stop.

Authorities arrested Adam Flowers, 30, of Weldon, on charges of criminal use of counterfeit trademarks and carrying a concealed gun.

A K-9 officer targeted Flowers' SUV after for a search after Sgt. Will Shaw stopped him on U.S. Highway 158 on a traffic violation.

Flowers was being held on $2,500 bond.