Gretna man arrested on fake marijuana charges
POSTED: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 6:26pm
UPDATED: Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 12:23pm
St. Martinville, La (NBC33) —
On the morning of July 8, deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Street Crime Enforcement Team, (S.L.I.C.E.) conducted a routine traffic stop on I-10.The driver, Marwan Hijaz, 24, was nervous throughout the traffic stop.
A search of the vehicle found approximately 22 pounds of Synthetic Cannabinoid (Synthetic Marijuana) inside of the vehicle and over $4500.00 dollars in cash.
Hijaz was charged with Possession With Intent To Distribute Schedule I CDS (Synthetic Cannabinoids), No Motor Vehicle Inspection, and Following Too Close.He was subsequently booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges.