SNOW HILL, Md. (AP) — A man who was found with 75 pounds of marijuana in the car he was driving has been sentenced to a year in jail.
Twenty-four-year-old Darnell Kelley of Newport News, Va., was sentenced Thursday. He pleaded guilty to possessing drugs with the intent to distribute them.READ MORE: 'The School Shouldn't Be Open Right Now': Parents React To COVID-19 Outbreak At Cherry Hill Elementary Middle School
In May, Maryland State Police stopped Kelley’s car for speeding.READ MORE: Almost 9,000 Vaccinated Marylanders Get Additional Shots Since Approval of Pfizer Booster
A police dog alerted to the vehicle, and 75 pounds of marijuana in two gym bags were found in the car.MORE NEWS: 'We're The Cure To This Situation': 9 Killed, 13 Wounded In Baltimore Over The Past Week
Kelley’s father, 40-year-old Modis Chandler, also of Newport News, was also in the car and was charged with drug offenses. His trial is set for Jan. 12.