New Orleans Police arrest man accused of carrying $6K in cash, 4 pounds of weed on Iberville Street

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New Orleans Police arrested a man in the French Quarter Tuesday after he allegedly was found in possession of several pounds of marijuana and thousands of dollars in cash.

James McMillian VII, 33, was arrested by detectives from the Major Case Narcotics Unit in the 100 block of Iberville Street following a report of drug violations made shortly before 11 a.m., according to New Orleans Police.

After McMillian was arrested, officers allegedly confiscated more than 2,000 grams, or nearly four and a half pounds, of high-grade marijuana and $6,000 n cash.

McMillian was charged with possession with the intent to distribute a Schedule 1 controlled “dangerous” substance, according to New Orleans Police. His bail was set at $6,000.