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State troopers uncover 21 pounds of heroin

Amarillo, TX - In a traffic stop Sunday, Texas state troopers say they found drugs worth over $2.7 million.

At around 4:45 p.m. near Conway on Interstate 40, troopers say they found 21 pounds of heroin stashed inside a backpack in the trunk of a 2015 Dodge Charger.

The driver, 24 year-old Jessie Beltran of Thermal, California, was taken to the Carson County jail, charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.

Troopers say they believe the drugs were being taken from Phoenix, Arizona to Oklahoma City.

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