(Smith County Insider Press) – On March 14, 2019, Deputy Joshua Williams with the Smith County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle driving recklessly on Lebanon Highway. After locating the vehicle, Deputy Williams initiated a traffic stop and was advised by dispatch that the vehicle’s registration was expired.

According to the police report, the driver of the vehicle was Maged Kasdallah (31, Nashville). Deputy Williams located a syringe containing a clear liquid substance in the center console of the vehicle as well as a small amount of a crystal-like substance.

The crystal-like substance field-tested positive for methamphetamine. Kasdallah was placed under arrest and transported to the Smith County Jail for booking. He also received a state citation for registration violation.

Kasdallah was charged with possession of controlled substances.