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Benton Co. Sheriff’s Office seizes 25 pounds of cocaine

During a routine traffic stop, Benton County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit seized 25 pounds of cocaine, with a street value of over $2 million.

BENTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS, Ark. — A routine traffic stop on Interstate 49 resulted in the seizure of over $2 million worth of cocaine. 

On Wednesday, Aug. 3, the Benton County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit (BCSOSOU) conducted a routine traffic stop resulting in the seizure of about 25 pounds of cocaine.

Daniel Le of Garland, Texas, was arrested and charged with careless and prohibited driving, trafficking a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance. 

He is in custody at the Benton County Detention Center.

The BCSOSOU specializes in narcotic investigations, drug interdiction and dangerous felony warrant apprehensions. The unit also utilizes plain-clothed narcotic detectives and uniformed detectives.

"Drug Interdiction is crucial in preventing illegal drugs from reaching their destinations; which disrupts the distribution and sales of illicit drugs in Benton County," the Benton County Sheriff's Office wrote in a press release.

Press Release Benton County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit Seizes 25lbs of Cocaine. On August 3rd, 2022,...

Posted by Benton County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, August 3, 2022

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