“When defendant’s person was searched he clenched his butt cheeks hard and would not release,” Gastonia Police Officer M.C. Bridges wrote in a warrant affidavit. “At jail defendant was stripped search and marijuana was concealed in his butt cheeks.”
Nichols was charged with marijuana possession and possession of a controlled substance on jail premises. He was booked into Gaston County Jail under a $10,000 bond.
On a side note, I'm really glad my job doesn't involve forcibly removing objects from peoples' asses. It doesn't sound like a very pleasant way to spend the evening.