3 charged for drugs after traffic stops on Interstate 10

State Police found 27 pounds of cocaine in a vehicle's hidden compartment during a traffic stop on I-10 near Port Allen. (Courtesy of Nola.com)

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – A pair of traffic stops along Interstate 10 in Louisiana has led to three drug arrests. State troopers say a search yielded about 45 pounds of drugs.

Nola.com/The Times-Picayune (http://bit.ly/1GeHBqn ) reports officers pulled over 50-year-old Carl Green of Yemassee, South Carolina, near Port Allen for a traffic violation Sunday. After searching his car, a state police K-9 found 27 pounds of cocaine in a hidden compartment.

Another state police K-9 found 18 pounds of marijuana early Monday in a car driven by 34-year-old Terence Jones Jr. of New Orleans, with 19-year-old Jasmine Rhea of Algiers in the passenger side. Troopers also found about $5,500 in cash.

All three were taken to West Baton Rouge Parish Jail. It is unclear if any of the defendants have a lawyer.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s