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NOPD traffic stop recovers bags of ecstasy pills, marijuana, guns and cash

Drugs and guns confiscated (Source: NOPD) Drugs and guns confiscated (Source: NOPD)
(from left to right) Mackenzie Thorton, Ddhaz Wiltz, Tyrin Wiltz, Marlin Davis (Source: NOPD) (from left to right) Mackenzie Thorton, Ddhaz Wiltz, Tyrin Wiltz, Marlin Davis (Source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans police recover bags of ecstasy pills, marijuana, cash and stolen guns after a traffic stop in New Orleans East.

According to a NOPD police report, Seventh District officers conducted a traffic stop near a hotel in the 400 block of South I-10 Service Road Friday morning. Police say the driver, 22-year-old Tyrin Wiltz was arrested on outstanding warrants. Officers searched his vehicle and discovered a large amount of marijuana and a stolen Glock 27 handgun.


Investigators learned Wiltz was staying in a room at the hotel nearby. Police searched the room and found 85 ecstasy pills, 7lbs. of marijuana, 68 ounces of liquid THC, another stolen handgun, and over $11,000 cash. Four other people were staying with Wiltz in the hotel room. They were also arrested and booked with possession with the intent to distribute narcotics and possession of a stolen firearm.

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