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California Police discover $11 million in heroin after stopping tractor-trailer for speeding

December 3, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
California Police discover $11 million in heroin after stopping tractor-trailer for speeding

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California authorities discovered over 200 pounds of heroin during a traffic of a tractor-trailer that was stopped for speeding on Thursday.

According to KABC, California Highway Patrol pulled the truck over in the high desert city of Victorville, about 80 miles from Los Angeles on Thursday morning.

A CWP spokesperson said the driver began acting nervous as officers questioned him during the traffic stop, arousing suspicion.

Highway Patrol officers conducted a subsequent search of the rig using a police dog, which detected the presence of drugs.

Police discovered 200 pounds of heroin, worth an estimated $11 million dollars inside boxes marked skin-care cream.

The driver was placed under arrest on suspicion of possession and transportation of narcotics. CWP officials said the trailer was traveling en route to Canada when the traffic stop occurred.

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