Pa. Capitol Police seize marijuana, cash during traffic stop in Harrisburg

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HARRISBURG, Pa.–Pennsylvania Capitol Police seized 2 1/2 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop in Harrisburg on Sunday.

The driver, identified as Terrance K. Miller Jr., 32, of Harrisburg, was stopped near the intersection of 7th and Herr Streets after committing a traffic violation. According to police, Miller had three outstanding warrants for his arrest, as well as a suspended driver’s license for a DUI.

As Miller exited the vehicle, police smelled marijuana on him and coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle uncovered approximately 2 1/2  pounds of marijuana in three opened vacuum seal bags, a digital pocket scale, empty sandwich bags containing marijuana residue and $400 in cash.

Miller is charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled or counterfeit substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a vehicle with a suspended license and failure to obey traffic controls/signals.  He was taken to Dauphin County Prison on a probation violation while awaiting his preliminary hearing on these new charges.