Thursday, May 03, 2007

Police Seize $11,788 In Cash, Pound Of Marijuana

Police recovered $11,788 and a pound of marijuana after being called to a home on Wilson ’s Mills Road on Wednesday. A woman told officers she found a diaper bag hidden behind her home. Inside, Police Detective Lt. Keith Powell said, there was a pound of marijuana and several rolls of money totaling $7,490 in cash. Shortly after police arrived, the woman’s grandson reportedly arrived and claimed ownership of the diaper bag. Daniel Allen Blan, 21, of Garner was searched by Smithfield Police and an additional $4,298 was seized, Lt. Powell said. Police said the woman saw a person hide the bag out behind her house and didn’t recognize the individual as her grandson. Blan is facing multiple charges.


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