Feb 1, 2011 5:30 PM
Today state troopers in Troop D stopped a 2011 Hyundai for a traffic violation on I-10 eastbound In Lake Charles. The driver, 46-year-old Michael Stuart of St. Louis, MO and passenger, 44-year-old Michael Broom of Deland, FL were both arrested after a search of their vehicle. Troopers say they found approximately 19.7 pounds of marijuana, worth $24,000.
After detectives with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of