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Highway Patrol Hooks Another Drug Dealing Suspect

(La Porte County, IN) - Another drug related arrest of a driver has been made by La Porte County Police.  26-year old Nikia Wright is charged with level 2 felony dealing cocaine.


Police said an officer first spotted him tailgating Friday on the Indiana Toll Road near Rolling Prairie.  Wright then slowed down enough in the passing lane to cause a long line of vehicles to form behind him.   During a traffic stop, police said a significant amount of cocaine was recovered.


The man from Buffalo, New York was being held on $50,000 bond.


Numerous drug related arrests have been made by La Porte County Police on the Toll Road over the past couple of years.  The suspects are typically from out of state transporting large amounts of drugs.

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