HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - Louisiana State Police pulled over a Ford truck Monday morning around 8 a.m. for a traffic violation on I-12 near mile marker 40 in Tangipahoa Parish.
During the investigation, troopers learned Matthew Llanas, 37, was transporting 200 pounds of marijuana from Texas to Atlanta. The marijuana has a street value of $200,000. A Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office K-9 made the discovery.
Llanas was booked in the Tangipahoa Parish Jail in Amite for the traffic violation and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.