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Traffic Stop Uncovers Alleged Drug Dealer

(La Porte County, IN) - A sizable cocaine bust has been made during a traffic stop by La Porte County Police. Quentin Cooper, 46, of Chicago, was arrested Tuesday on the Indiana Toll Road.


According to police, Cooper was pulled over for speeding near Rolling Prairie, and during the stop, probable cause emerged to search the vehicle. A large quantity of cocaine was recovered. How much cocaine and further specifics about the case were not released.


The amount of cocaine was significant enough for him to be charged with Dealing in Cocaine as a Level 2 felony. 


Cooper was being held in the La Porte County Jail on a $50,000 bond. He could face anywhere from a 10 to 30-year sentence.

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