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Troopers make $200,000 pot bust on I-12

2 years 3 weeks 6 days ago December 23, 2014 Dec 23, 2014 Tuesday, December 23 2014 December 23, 2014 4:33 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

HAMMOND - State Police arrested a man accused of moving drugs between Texas and Georgia during a stop on I-12 Monday.

Troopers said they stopped a truck near the Hammond Square exit and found 200 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle. Authorities said a K9 from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office found the weed, worth about $200,000 on the street.

Investigators said the drugs were headed to Atlanta.

The driver, Matthew Llanas, 37, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and a traffic violation.
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