State Police hitting I-10 hard over the past few days. Six people have been busted on drug charges since Thursday afternoon. Five of them are from out of the state.

State Police say one woman from Texas was caught with seven and a half pounds of marijuana. Authorities say they found 51 and a half pounds of weed in a Tennessee man's Chevy Blazer; he was busted after police say he was following a car too closely. Three people from Florida were caught with three pounds of marijuana after they too were allegedly following a car too closely. And Carlos Riley of Darrow, La. was busted with the same amount of weed after police stopped him for improper lane usage.

All of the people were arrested on the interstate near Welsh.