Another I-40 bust: $215,000 worth of heroin discovered

Another I-40 bust: $215,000 worth of heroin discovered

POTTER COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - A driver pulled over last week faces felony drug charges after a Potter County deputy found heroin inside his vehicle.

The Potter County Sheriff's Office only identified the suspect as a 39-year-old Hispanic male. Officials say a second male was detained but later released.

Nearly 2 pounds of heroin were reportedly discovered hidden inside the vehicle during the stop along Interstate 40 Friday.

Authorities value the narcotics to be worth around $215,000.

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