Heroin Seizure On I-40
A Sunday traffic stop on I-40 turned into an interdiction.
Around 4:45pm Sunday a DPS trooper pulled over a 2015 Dodge Charger for a traffic violation. The Charger was traveling eastbound on I-40 and was near Conway in Carson County.
During the stop the trooper discovered nine bundles of heroin in a backpack stored in the vehicles trunk.
24-year old Jessie Beltran of Thermal, California was taken into custody for possession of a controlled substance, a first degree felony and was booked in the Carson County Jail.
The illegal contraband was allegedly being transported from Phoenix to Oklahoma City.