I-10 stop nets more than 10 pounds of cocaine

By WLOX Staff

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A Texas man driving through Mississippi was arrested Sunday after officers said they found more than ten pounds of cocaine inside his truck.

Luis Angel Cintron, 52, of Kingwood, Texas is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. He's being held at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center in lieu of a $150,000 bond.

Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said Cintron was stopped on Interstate 10 by his department's Criminal Interdiction Patrol. The sheriff said his officers found 10.8 pounds of cocaine during the traffic stop.

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