RISP finds 52 pounds of marijuana during drug bust
By: News Staff
WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (WLNE) — Rhode Island State Police seized 52 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop Sunday morning.
Troopers say they stopped 47-year-old Xia Ofeng Wang, of Alhambra, California, on I-95 in West Greenwich Sunday.
Wang is facing several charges after police found three large boxes in his car each containing 52 vacuum sealed bags of marijuana worth an estimated $60,000.
Police charged Wang with the following:
- Manufacture/possession/delivery of a Schedule I controlled substance (marijuana)
- 5 kilograms or greater
- Delivery/possession with intent to deliver a Schedule I/II controlled substance.
Wang was held overnight at the Adult Correctional Institutions pending arraignment on Monday in Third District Court.
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