Salem Police Department

Jun 23, 2015 3:55 PM

20 pounds of weed, $160,000 cash seized from man at Salem Red Roof Inn

SALEM – Over 20 pounds of marijuana and $160,000 in cash were seized from a Red Roof Inn room on Tuesday.

62-year-old Charles Leroy Barcus admitted to having the drugs in his hotel room and was charged with felony possession with the intent to distribute.

Police arrived at Barcus' room before him after a housekeeper walked into the room and discovered the marijuana in the tub and alerted police.

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