Leesburg Traffic Stop Leads to Seizure of More Than 17 Pounds of Marijuana

Maria Yabar

Maria Yabar, 34, of Arlington, has been charged with possession with the intent to sell, give, or distribute more than five pounds of marijuana.

The charge stems from a traffic stop that occurred on Sunday, July 9. 2023, shortly before 11:30 PM. A Leesburg Police Officer on patrol observed an equipment violation on a 2011 Honda Accord which was being driven in the area of East Market Street and Catoctin Circle. The officer conducted a traffic stop and Maria Yabar was identified as the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle. Subsequent to an investigation officers recovered more than 17 pounds of marijuana and assorted marijuana products from the vehicle.

The case pends court and Yabar remains free on a $10,000 secured bond.