Deputies seize several pounds of marijuana in Pitt County

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Deputies said several pounds of marijuana is off the streets following an investigation.

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office said on Thursday deputies stopped a vehicle on Brook Creek Lane in Greenville and executed a search warrant at a home on the same street.

Deputies said they found around 17 pounds of marijuana and $3,689 in cash. A 9-millimeter handgun was also taken from the vehicle, officials said.

Ian Arrington, 42, of Greenville, was arrested and charged with marijuana trafficking and three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Arrington is being held on a $150,000 secured bond.

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