Bossier Parish, LA – According to the Louisiana State Police officials, the 51-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody early Monday morning.
His name is Michael Baniel and he is now facing multiple drug charges, officials said.
LSP says the 51-year-old suspect was arrested following I-20 traffic stop.
Louisiana State Police troopers conducted a traffic stop on the suspect’s vehicle for an improper lane change.
The trooper’s K-9 alerted, prompting a search of the vehicle.
During the search of the vehicle, the responding troopers reportedly found 12 pounds of methamphetamine, 2 pounds of fentanyl and 2 pounds of marijuana.
This incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.