NY motorist charged with possession of 60 pounds of marijuana
By News Staff
WEST GREENWICH, RI (WLNE) — Rhode Island State Police announced that a New York motorist was arrested Friday morning and charged with possession of 60 pounds of marijuana.
The arrest occurred around 11:15 a.m. Friday morning when troopers stopped a van heading north on Interstate 95 near Weaver Hill in West Greenwich for a motor vehicle violation.
Fang P. Li, 34, of Brooklyn, NY, was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver and Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance, 5 kg or greater.
State Police seized an estimated $120,000 worth of marijuana and $1,156 cash.
Li is being held without bail at the Adult Correctional Institutions, pending formal arraignment in Third Division District Court on Monday.
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