KENNER, La. -- Authorities at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport arrested an Oakland man found with 10 pounds of marijuana in his carry-on luggage.

Jefferson Parish sheriff's detective arrested 34-year-old Ronnell Molton just after his plane landed at the airport on Tuesday afternoon.

When asked about his bag, The Times-Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/HrpkKn) Molton told detectives he didn't know what was in the large carry-on and said he found it while in Houston.

Molton was booked him with drug possession with the intent to distribute.

It was unclear whether he has an attorney.

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Information from: The Times-Picayune, http://www.nola.com