Officers Find 37lbs of Heroin

9 years 5 months 1 day ago July 10, 2007 Jul 10, 2007 Tuesday, July 10 2007 Tuesday, July 10, 2007 10:46:51 AM CDT in News
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ROLLA - Thirty-seven pounds of heroin with an estimated street value of $5 million dollars was found during a mid-Missouri traffic stop. The Phelps County Sheriff's Department announced details today. The vehicle was stopped on eastbound Interstate 44 on June 26. After questioning the driver, 30-year-old Victor Garcia of Phoenix, police say they saw a concealed compartment in the back seat. They opened it and allegedly found the heroin. Garcia is facing charges of drug trafficking and was turned over to agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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