Police: Men arrested in Arkansas trying to transport drugs to music festival


Luke Botica and Hagan Crane/ St. Francis County Jail

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ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, Ark. — Two festival goers are behind bars after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs.

On Wednesday, Luke Botica and Hagan Crane of Illinois were on their way to a music festival in Texas when they were pulled over on I-40 for driving recklessly, The Times-Herald reported.

Once they approached the vehicle, deputies stated they smelled marijuana and initiated a search, leading to the discovery of 447 hits of LSD, ecstasy, marijuana, cocaine and $699 in cash. Authorities said the pair were planning on selling the drugs at the music festival.

Both were arrested and charged with trafficking controlled substances.

More charges are pending.

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