State police seize marijuana, arrest 2 in traffic stop

South County

EXETER, R.I. (WPRI) — Rhode Island State Police seized 94 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on I-95 North in Exeter Saturday morning.

Troopers initially stopped the vehicle around 11:15 a.m. for a seatbelt violation. 

The department posted a picture of the drugs to their official Twitter account.   They said the marijuana, which was sealed in one-pound plastic bags, was found in the trunk of the vehicle.

They also seized $6,165 in cash and a set of nunchucks.

Junjie Li, 28, of Brooklyn, New York, and his passenger Zhong Ming Kuang, 49, of Staten Island, New York were each charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and possession of more than five kilograms of marijuana.

Li is also charged with possession of a weapon other than firearm prohibited and he was issued a citation for no seat belt use by the front-seat passenger.

Both men are being held at the ACI pending an arraignment in District Court on Tuesday.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


Download Mobile Apps from WPRI 12
DOWNLOAD APPS NOW: Apple App Store | Google Play Store

12 on 12 - Cold Case Cards: All In

More Cold Case Cards All In

Dan Yorke State of Mind: Dan's Daily Update

DYSOM 2/26/21: Zambarano Hospital Controversy

More Dan Yorke State of Mind

Don't Miss

Viewer Pa on


More Live Cams

Community Events & Happenings

More Community