Authorities find $30,000 in drugs during Hattiesburg traffic stop

Authorities find $30,000 in drugs during Hattiesburg traffic stop

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man is in custody after officials found illegal narcotics during a traffic stop on Wednesday.

Li Rui Ran, 50, was arrested by Metro Narcotics at the intersection of Hillendale Drive and Prince George Street.

According to department officials, Ran was allegedly in possession of over a kilo of high-grade marijuana, valued at over $30,000.

Ran has been charged with possession of marijuana over a kilo with intent to distribute.

His initial appearance has not been set.