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Police find 25 pounds of cocaine during I-10 traffic stop on Basin Bridge

8 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago Thursday, March 03 2022 Mar 3, 2022 March 03, 2022 9:57 AM March 03, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

GROSSE TETE - State troopers arrested two people from Texas after they found more than two dozen pounds of cocaine in the pair's car during a traffic stop on I-10 in the Baton Rouge area.

According to Louisiana State Police, 35-year-old Marco Antonio Hernandez Garcia and 20-year-old Maria Lizeth Rodriguez Hernandez—both from the Houston area—were booked for possession with intent to distribute.

Police said their vehicle was pulled over Wednesday night on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. Inside the car, troopers found 25 pounds of cocaine.

Both were booked into the Iberville Parish jail.

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