Nov 12, 2010 12:29 PM by Katie Durio

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust with Drugs Hidden in Roofing Tar

On November 11, 2010, at approximately 11:15 pm, a Lafayette Police K-9 Officer conducted a traffic stop of a Honda Accord eastbound on I-10 near the Louisiana Avenue exit. The traffic stop yielded 14 pounds of marijuana that were packaged in 5 gallon buckets of roofing tar. The street value of the marijuana is estimated at approximately $34,000 dollars. Police suspect that the drugs were being transported from Houston Texas to a destination in Florida. Slavio Fuentes (31) of Mursessboro Tennessee, and Rudy Robeli (25) of Panama City Florida, were both charged and arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana. The case remains under investigation.


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