An Ohio traffic stop led to the arrest of a Canadian man and the recovery of around $6.3 million worth of cocaine on Tuesday morning.
Larbi Benkaddour, 46, of Quebec, was charged with possession and trafficking cocaine.
Just after 11:17 a.m., troopers pulled over a Chrysler 300 with California plates for a lane change violation on the Turnpike in Wood County. Police said that during the traffic stop they observed "criminal indicators" and a K-9 was called to search the vehicle.
Authorities found about 165 pounds of cocaine in the car.
Benkaddour could face up to 20 years in prison and a $40,000 fine if convicted.