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Alleged seatbelt violation leads to Rhode Island State police seizing 94 pounds of marijuana and a set nunchucks

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EXETER, RI — Rhode Island State Police seized 94 pounds of marijuana, $6,165, and a set nunchucks after a traffic stop Saturday morning.

Police pulled over two men driving on I-95 North near Weaver Hill Road in Exeter for an alleged seatbelt violation.

Through a search of the car, officers discovered the large amount of weed in the vacuum sealed bags.

The driver, Junjie Li, 28, and the passenger, Zhing Ming Kuang,49, were each charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and possession of more than five kilograms of marijuana.  Both suspects are New York residents.

Li was charged with possession of a weapon other than a firearm prohibited. He was also issued a citation for no seat belt use by the front-seat passenger.

Both suspects are scheduled to appear in court and are being held without bail.

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