Marion Christopher Barry, left, at his father’s 2004 campaign announcement for DC Council

Marion Christopher Barry, left, at his father’s 2004 campaign announcement for DC Council

*The son of former Washington DC mayor Marion Barry was charged with driving under the influence and possession of marijuana in Virginia earlier this month.

Police observed 33-year-old Marion Christopher Barry driving a gray PT Cruiser erratically in Hampton about 9:10 p.m. Aug. 16, authorities said.

After stopping Barry, officers found he was carrying suspected marijuana, police said. A search of the vehicle revealed more suspected marijuana and synthetic marijuana.

Barry was arrested and charged with DUI, possession of marijuana and possession of synthetic marijuana, reports DC’s NBC4.

He was released on his own recognizance and is expected in court Nov. 13.