BATON ROUGE – Early Saturday, officers stopped a car they say was veering into oncoming traffic and found five pounds of weed and a gun in the vehicle.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said 23-year-old Daelon Arrington was driving the car with more than eight ounces of marijuana in small bags, a large bag with 15 ounces and nearly 70 ounces in vacuum-sealed bags.

Officers also said they found a gun and a black digital scale in the car.

Arrington was charged with possession with intent to distribute Schedule I drugs and illegal carrying of weapons with a controlled dangerous substance.

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