Louisiana man found in Jefferson County with $115K in drugs, cops say
(Photos: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)
Jefferson County -
A Jefferson County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Monday told
12News that a Louisiana man is in the Jefferson County jail after deputies found five large bundles of cocaine in his car.
Deputy Rod Carroll said around 4:30 a.m. Friday a patrol
deputy pulled a driver over on Interstate 10 near the 845 mile marker as part
of a routine traffic stop. The deputy
said the driver was acting nervous and refused consent to search the
vehicle. The deputy had a K-9 sniff
around the car. The dog gave a "positive
alert for narcotics."
Deputies then searched the car and found five bundles of
cocaine hidden in a compartment.
Deputy Carroll said the street value of the cocaine is
The driver, identified as Brian Anthony Lewis, 30, of
Opelousas, Louisiana, is charged with first degree felony possession of a
controlled substance. His bond is set at
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