RI State Police Arrest NY Man After Seizing Nearly 50 Pounds of Marijuana During Traffic Stop on Route 95 in Hopkinton

HOPKINTON, RI — Rhode Island State Police arrested a New York man on drug charges
yesterday after seizing nearly 50 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $150,000
from the man’s car after a traffic stop on Interstate 95.

Huilin Wu, 37, of Brooklyn, NY, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent
to deliver; and possession with intent to deliver more than five kilograms of
marijuana.

Corporal Lawens Fevrier said troopers stopped Wu for a traffic violation on
Interstate 95 North, between Exits 1 and 2, about 12:30 p.m. yesterday. During a
search of the minivan he was driving, troopers found 48 pounds of marijuana sealed
in 43 separate vacuum-sealed bags stored inside laundry bags. Each bag of marijuana
contained between 545 and 570 grams. Troopers also seized $498 cash.

Fevrier said Wu was heading from New York to Quincy, MA, at the time of his arrest,
Corporal Fevrier said. Wu was held overnight at the Adult Correctional Institutions.
He was arraigned earlier today in Fourth District Court and ordered held without
bail, pending further court action.
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