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

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