More than 200 pounds of Cocaine, 130 pounds of marijuana found during traffic stop on I-70

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HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – More than 200 pounds of cocaine is off the streets following a traffic stop near Indianapolis.

It happened Wednesday just before 3 p.m. on I-70 near State Road 39.

Troopers pulled over a semi-truck driven by 52-year-old John Jay Jackson, of Michigan, for a commercial motor carrier compliance check.

During the traffic stop, Indiana State Police troopers say there were indicators of potential criminal activity.

An investigation and search of the truck revealed four aftermarket hidden compartments in the tractor and the trailer.

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Police say in the compartments they found 100 kilograms (220.462 pounds) of Cocaine, and inside a false wall in the trailer about 130 pounds of high-grade marijuana.

Jackson is charged with dealing cocaine, possession of cocaine, dealing marijuana, and possession of marijuana. He was taken to the Hendricks County Jail.

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This story was originally published on September 18, 2019

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