MADISON, MS (WLBT) - A traffic stop lands one man behind bars in Madison County.
A Ford Explorer was traveling northbound on Interstate 55 when a sheriff's deputy conducted a traffic stop. After questioning the driver 47-year-old Jose Delarosa the deputy grew suspicious and requested consent to search the vehicle. A false compartment was discovered with five kilos of suspected cocaine inside.
Delarosa is charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, driving with a suspending drivers license and following too closely.
The vehicle was also seized.
Delarosa is being held in the Madison County Detention Center.