Traffic stop leads to cocaine bust - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Traffic stop leads to cocaine bust

Christopher Darnell Leggett. (Source: Combined Anti-Drug Task Force) Christopher Darnell Leggett. (Source: Combined Anti-Drug Task Force)

Authorities said they found $80,000 in cocaine and codeine during a traffic stop on Interstate 10 Tuesday morning.

A detective with the Combined Anti-Drug Task Force pulled over Christopher Darnell Leggett, of Houston, near the PPG Drive exit early.

Authorities said they found 2.2 pounds of cocaine hidden in the center console and a baby bottle with 3 ounces of liquid codeine in the passenger's seat.

They 30-year-old Leggett was arrested and charged with cocaine possession with intent to distribute and drug possession.

Bond was pending.

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