Son of D.C. Councilman charged with DUI, possession of marijuana in Hampton

Posted at 5:27 PM, Aug 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-28 20:19:18-04

Hampton, Va. – Marion Christopher Barry, the son of D.C. Councilman and former Mayor Marion Barry, was arrested and charged with DUI and possession of marijuana and synthetic marijuana.

Police say on Friday, August 16th, they were on patrol on Coliseum Drive when they saw a grey PT Cruiser driving erratically.

They conducted a traffic stop and after an investigation, they arrested Barry for driving under the influence. Police say they also found suspected marijuana on Barry and inside of the car. Police say they also located synthetic marijuana in the vehicle.

Barry has been released.