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Man carrying 6 lbs. of marijuana in trash bag arrested

6 lbs 10 oz. marijuana and $1,000 cash recovered (Source: BRPD) 6 lbs 10 oz. marijuana and $1,000 cash recovered (Source: BRPD)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Baton Rouge Police BRAVE Unit arrested a man in the 400 block of Cloud Drive on Thursday after police received information about drug activity near an apartment complex.

Aldric Angelo Byrd, 24, was seen in the parking lot of the Grand Oaks Apartments walking with a black trash bag. Byrd ran from officers and was later caught after a short foot pursuit.

BRAVE officers confiscated more than six pounds of marijuana and more than $1,000.

Byrd was placed in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and charged with possession with intent to distribute and resisting an officer.

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