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LA man arrested on multiple drug charges during traffic stop

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Maxell Coates III. (Photo Source: Gregg County Jail) Maxell Coates III. (Photo Source: Gregg County Jail)
GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

A Louisiana man is in jail after getting caught with a stash of drugs on an East Texas interstate.

31-year-old Maxell Coates III of Shreveport was stopped by a Gregg County deputy on interstate-20 Thursday afternoon. The deputy says he found cocaine, marijuana, and an assortment of more than 100 prescription pills in Coates' car. 

Coates is in the Gregg county jail on bonds totaling 28-thousand dollars.  He is charged with possession of marijuana, and several counts of possession of a controlled substance.

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