Suspect Arrested for Possessing Nine Kilos of Methamphetamine

While conducting a traffic stop on I-20 in West Monroe on January 21, 2020, Ouachita Sheriff’s SCAT Deputies discovered a large amount of methamphetamine leading to the arrest of Jose Louis Sosa on narcotics and traffic charges.

Sosa consented to a search of his vehicle, at which point the K-9 was used to search.  Nine kilos of methamphetamine was discovered hidden among tools in the vehicle. The estimated street value of the methamphetamine is $900,000.00.

Sosa was booked into OCC on the charges of 1 count of Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS II (Methamphetamine), Improper Lane Usage and Improper Equipment on a Motor Vehicle.

The investigation is continuing.

Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office