Police in LaGrange arrest Simpson for drugs, weapon

Police in LaGrange, Ga. have arrested Darren Simpson, 44, of LaGrange and charged him with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of marijuan with intent to distribute.

On May 12, police seized a .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun and a quantity of marijuana with a street total of $300.

Police also found digital scales, sandwich style plastic bags and an an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency.

The currency recovered was in denominations consistent with drug distribution.

Charged at the same time was 50-year-old Zelena Gabriel of Miami, Fla. Her charge was possession of marijuana.