Texas Man Arrested For Transporting 46 lbs. Of Cocaine
Louisiana State Police arrested a Texas man Wednesday for transporting a huge stash of cocaine along Interstate 10 in Acadia Parish.
Master Trooper Brooks David said 24-year-old Corrine Hopson of Baytown, Texas, and 26-year-old Octavia Fields of Katy, Texas, were traveling on I-10 when troopers stopped their van for a traffic violation in Acadia Parish.
Upon search of the vehicle, troopers discovered 46 pounds of cocaine.
Fields was placed under arrest without incident and booked at the Acadia Parish Jail on charges of: Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in the Presence of a Juvenile and Possession a Stolen Firearm.
Hopson was cited with Driving without a License, and Improper Lane Usage.