Traffic Stop Leads to Heroin Seizure
POSTED: Friday, January 21, 2011 - 12:47pm
UPDATED: Friday, January 21, 2011 - 8:23pm
EL PASO - A traffic stop led to a heroin seizure and the arrest of Hector Barba, 37.
Police say they pulled Barba over after his car made an unsafe lane change on I-10 near Raynolds on Wednesday.
A police dog sniffed out what amounted to nearly 15 grams of heroin and 140 grams of methadone, a controlled substance.
Barba is being held on charges of tampering with a government record, failure to identify and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.
He is being held on $85,000 bond.