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ASP Interstate Criminal Patrol arrests California man transporting 298 pounds of illegal marijuana


Arkansas State Police's (ASP) Interstate Criminal Patrol (ICP) arrested a man from California on drug charges during a Crittenden County traffic stop.
On March 27, 2024, around 5:30 p.m., an ASP Trooper pulled over a tan Freightliner motorhome near the 278-mile marker in Crittenden County due to a traffic violation.
During a search of the motorhome, Troopers discovered several duffle bags containing 298 pounds of illegal marijuana. The driver claimed to be traveling from California to Florida.
ASP took the driver, Antranik Keshisian, 55, a resident of North Hollywood, CA, into custody and transported him to the Crittenden County Detention Center. Keshisian faces multiple charges, including Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Failure to Register his Vehicle with Expired Tags.
The ASP's Interstate Crime Patrol (ICP) is a specialized unit responsible for enforcing criminal laws and ensuring public safety on the highways and interstates in Arkansas.