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Police: 140 grams of marijuana found in car

July 09, 2009

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. -- A Charles Town, W.Va., teenager was arrested on drug-related charges after his car was stopped Tuesday, police said.

West Virginia State Police said Gerald Calvin Buchanan, 18, of 130 Fulton Ave., was stopped on Old W.Va. 9 West, near the Kearneysville Post Office.

Police said Buchanan was going about 40 mph in a 55-mph zone and crossed the center line in the road several times.

Police said they found about 140 grams of marijuana, scales and about five "blunts" inside the car and trunk.

Buchanan was charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and driving under the influence of drugs.

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