Georgetown traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Over 2 pounds of marijuana was confiscated during a traffic stop in Georgetown Saturday. (Submitted photo)

GEORGETOWN — Georgetown Police arrested a New York man after he was found to be in possession of over 2 pounds of

Yu Jiang

marijuana during a traffic stop in Georgetown.

Georgetown Police Department spokesman Detective Joey Melvin said the incident occurred today, Saturday at approximately 2 p.m. as Georgetown Police were patrolling Dupont Boulevard.

Detective Melvin said officers observed a white Audi, traveling southbound, commit a traffic violation. Officers stopped the Audi and after contacting the operator, a search of the vehicle was conducted, allegedly resulting in the recovery of approximately 2.25 pounds of marijuana.

Yu Jiang, 39, of Flushing, New York, was arrested for possession of marijuana, possession with intent to deliver, and possession of a controlled substance. Mr. Jiang was arraigned and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of $11,000 secured bond.

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