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JCC man arrested on drug charges after search reveals over 5 pounds of pot in his home

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Posted at 12:19 PM, Aug 28, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-28 16:55:25-04

A James City County man has been arrested on drug charges after being found with large quantities of marijuana in his home.

Police say on August 20th, members of the Tri-River Drug task force, James City County Swat and the Virginia State Police Counter-Terrorism and Criminal Interdiction Public Transportation team executed a controlled delivery of a parcel containing approximately 14 pounds of marijuana to a home in the 7200 block of Canal Street.

The man, Quang P. Nguyen, accepted the delivery an hour after the parcel was dropped at his front door.

A search warrant was issued on the home and the contents of the parcel was found in his bedroom closet. A separate amount of marijuana was found in a china cabinet. Police also seized a firearm and cash from the home.

Nguyen was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, transporting more than five pounds of marijuana into Virginia, and possession of a firearm while distributing more than one pound of marijuana.