Arizona Man Arrested with 180 Pounds of Marijuana in Vehicle

Marijuana Bust with Child

An Arizona man has been arrested after he was caught transporting nearly 180 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle, according to police.

Richard Arrington, 27, was pulled over for a moving violation, and police noticed the scent of marijuana coming from his truck. Arrington, who had his 5-year-old son in the vehicle, originally denied having marijuana with him but admitted to it once he was told that the truck would be searched.

“Officers found five duffel bags with packaged marijuana weighing 178 pounds. Nearly $2,000 in cash was also found along with cellphones and marijuana stored in a jar in the center console.”

He has been charged with transportation of marijuana for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia, and child abuse.

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