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I-12 traffic stop nets nearly $500K worth of cocaine

I-12 traffic stop nets nearly $500K worth of cocaine
Posted: Dec 28, 2016
Categories: Front Page, Crime
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From Louisiana State Police:

Shortly after 7:00 AM on Wednesday December 28, 2016, Troopers from Louisiana State Police conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 12 eastbound near Interstate 55 in Hammond. The driver and passenger would ultimately be arrested after Troopers found the pair to be in possession of approximately 16.3 Kilograms of Cocaine with an estimated street value of $464,550.00.

Troopers stopped a 2014 Ford F-150 driven by Maria Delores Daniel for a traffic violation. During the course of the traffic stop, Troopers became suspicious of criminal activity and requested written consent to search the vehicle. Troopers received written consent to search the vehicle and received an alert to the vehicle by K-9 “Rex”. During the search, Troopers discovered 16.3 Kilograms of Cocaine within the vehicle. Maria Delores Daniel and her passenger, Julio Cesar Cisneros were both arrested and booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail for Possession of Over 400 grams of Cocaine.