18-year-old “weed man” arrested for marijuana, scales, and handgun during NC traffic stop, police said suspect had homemade tag

Speeding and a homemade 30-day license plate tag have led somebody “weed man” to being pulled over and arrested by police in Warsaw, North Carolina.

Warsaw Police said on Wednesday, May 17; they pulled over a vehicle for speeding on West College Street. During the traffic stop, authorities said they had probable cause to search the car driven by 18-year-old Hieu Minh Tran of Rose Hill, North Carolina. Police said they recovered just under a half pound of marijuana, scales, a concealed handgun, an open container of alcohol, and just under $3,000 in cash.

Hieu Minh Tran

The police department slightly roasted the young boy calling him a “local weed man.”

If this is your local weed man, we are pleased to inform you he is no longer in business, Warsaw police department said about Tran’s arrest on Facebook.


Police said Tran also had a homemade 30-day temporary registration tag on the vehicle.

Tran was taken before a magistrate, given a $15,000 secured bond where he remains in the Duplin County Jail.

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Hi, my name is Gerald Jackson and I am 27-years-old. I was born and raised in Troy, Alabama. I currently reside in North Carolina. I am a Journalist, Influencer, Content Creator, and a Man of Faith! I have been blogging for 8 years and I love it! I don't shy away from the truth, always speak my mind, and before I take anything back, I'll add more to it. Follow me on my social media below to keep up with my personal life. LOL!

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