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Man arrested for having more than $3 million worth of cocaine

2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago October 06, 2016 Oct 6, 2016 Thursday, October 06 2016 October 06, 2016 2:15 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

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.

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