JACKSON, Miss — The Mississippi Highway Patrol arrested a truck driver and made a big drug bust this week on I-55.
According to the Highway Patrol and Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, troopers stopped an 18-wheeler along I-55 Wednesday. They did not say what area of I-55 the stop occurred.
Troopers seized 13.6 kilograms of cocaine during the stop, with an estimated street value of $586,000.
The driver, who was unidentified in the news release, is charged with aggravated trafficking of a scheduled 2 controlled substance.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, and Mississippi Department of Transportation Office of Law Enforcement continue to investigate the case.