$6.5 million of cocaine removed during traffic stop
LONOKE, Ark. (KAIT) - Two suspects are behind bars after Arkansas police seized over 140 pounds of an illegal drug.
On Monday, June 12, around 8:20 p.m., Arkansas State Police made a traffic stop on Interstate 40 near Lonoke to a truck hauling a track hoe.
When ASP stopped the truck, they found it transporting 146 pounds of cocaine.
Officials say the street value is estimated to be over $6.5 million.
ASP took the suspects into custody and charged accordingly.
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