Louisiana State Police troopers stopped two different cars on Interstate 10 this past weekend, and those stops resulted in the confiscation of over a hundred pounds of illegal drugs.

Saturday morning around 6 o'clock, troopers stopped 37-year-old Alax Trigo's car near Duson.

They got Trigo's permission to search his car, and they confiscated 124 pounds of marijuana.

Trigo was booked on the following charges:

  • Improper lane usage
  • No driver's license
  • Possession with intent to distribute marijuana

Around 5:30 Sunday morning troopers stopped 23-year-old Tyler Hobbs of Houston, Texas, and they questioned him and the passenger 23-year-old Marques Jones of Humble, Texas.

Hobbs gave troopers permission to search his Mercedes, and they found:

  • 1,350 Ecstasy pills
  • 1,000 Xanax pills
  • Four pints of Promethazine Syrup

Both Hobbs and Jones were booked with:

  • Possession with intent to distribute schedule I and schedule IV narcotics
  • Possession with intent to distribute Promethazine

State Police wants residents to know they will continue to crack down on drug sellers and anyone using substances illegally.