Man arrested for having more than $3 million worth of cocaine
WEST BATON ROUGE – West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputies arrest a man for having more than $3 million worth of cocaine in his vehicle's trailer.
A deputy made a traffic stop on I-10 east bound where the driver, 44-year-old Jesus Villafranco, consented to a search. A K-9 unit found and alerted the deputy of cocaine hidden in a compartment in Villafranco's trailer that his vehicle was towing.
31 kilograms of cocaine, worth more than $3 million, was found.
Villafranco, of Deer Park Texas, was booked into the West Baton Rouge Parish Jail with possession of cocaine in excess of 400 grams.