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Man found with heroin in his shoes

(Heroin found in a mans shoes)…A 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee was stopped at the Highway 86 checkpoint recently.

The vehicle was being driven by a 43 year old man. A female and two juveniles were passengers in the vehicle. The Border Patrol agents at the checkpoint referred the Jeep to the secondary inspection area. During the more detailed inspection agents discovered two wrapped packages of heroin concealed inside the drivers shoes. The man was placed under arrest. The heroin had a combined weight of 2.31 pounds, with a street value of $27,720. The driver and the narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration. The vehicle, the woman and her two grandchildren were released.