Smyrna Police arrested a local fugitive Saturday night when an officer noticed the man driving on Route 13 at Canwit Drive.

Police said the officer stopped the vehicle at 10:19 p.m. because the driver was a local fugitive and placed the driver under arrest. A search of the vehicle revealed approximately seven grams of suspected marijuana, police said.

Walter L. Lewis, 34, of Baldwin Drive in Smyrna, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police said Lewis was released on summons for the new charges, however, was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of a $7,000 secured bond for the fugitive status.